Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Artemisia frigida Willd. image
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Family Asteraceae
Artemisia frigida Willd.
fringed sage-wort, prairie sagebrush, prairie sage-wort
Artemisia: referring to the Greek goddess Artemis who so benefited from a plant of this family that she gave it her own name
frigida: stiff, of the cold
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: erect, perennial, 4"-16" tall forb shrubby at the bottom, forming mats
Flower: head yellowish; inflorescence branched clusters; blooms July-Sept.
Fruit:dry seed, narrowing towards the base amd with a truncated top
Leaf:alternate, silky, silvery, numerous, clustered at the base, 2-3 times 3-parted into linear lobes
Habitat: sun; dry; prairies, cliffs

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