Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Artemisia frigida Willd. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Emmet J. Judziewicz

William S. Alverson
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
County distribution map- click for detailed distribution maps.
Detailed Distribution:
Town Range Maps
Google Dot Maps
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
(Glossary)

More Information Natural Communities Herbarium Specimens
All Artemisia list Ethnobotany Information Google- Images or Text

Flora of North America (off site)
Synonyms 
There are no synonyms for this taxon.

         
  Home
Faculty
Botany News/Events
Projects
Book We Recommend
Historical Botanists
Other Links
Botanical Club of Wisconsin (off site)
UW-Stevens Point Biology Dept.
 
Plants of Wisconsin
Vascular Plants
Bryophytes
Ethnobotany
Natural Communities
Botany News/Events
Other Links
Lichens (off site)   
Tom Volk's Fungi (off site)
Taxonomy of Vascular Plants
                          Vascular Plants
Browse by Identification Guides
Family Wildflowers
Genus Trees
Common Names Shrubs
Search by Vines
Names Aquatic-Semi aquatic
Specimens Ferns - Fern Allies
Blooming Times Grasses, Sedges, or Rushes
County & Status Other Resources  
Town Range Taxonomy of Vascular Plants
  WI Checklist & CofC Values
Bryophytes
Browse by:
Common Name
Genus
Search by:
County
 Name
Copyright 2012 Permissions Contact Us Web Map