Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Artemisia stelleriana Besser image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Emmet J. Judziewicz
Family Asteraceae
Artemisia stelleriana Besser
beach sage-wort, beach wormwood, dusty-miller 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
stelleriana: Georg Wilhelm Steller 1709-1746
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Status: Introduced - adventive
Plant: erect, perennial, 12"-28" tall forb with no odor, unbranched to the inflorescence; from rhizomes
Flower: inflorescence usually dense, narrow clusters of large heads; blooms May-Sept.
Fruit:top-like, dry seed with a narrow base and rounded top
Leaf:alternate, silvery with a few, rounded lobes leaf drawing
Habitat: beaches; in sandy soil

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