Artemisia absinthium L.
Family: Asteraceae
absinth sage-wort,  more...
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Etymology: Artemisia: referring to the Greek goddess Artemis who so benefited from a plant of this family that she gave it her own name
Plants: erect, perennial, 16"-40" tall forb almost shrub-like
Leaves: alternate; lower leaves on long stalks, 2-3 times pinnately-divided with rounded lobes, upper less divided and on shorter stalks; all segments
Flowers: head yellowish, 1/8" wide on dangling stalks; inflorescence large, leafy clusters of drooping heads; blooms July-Sept.
Fruits: nearly cylindrical, dry seed narrow at the base and rounded at the top
Habitat: fields, disturbed sites
Conservation Status: Introduced - escaped
Artemisia absinthium image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Artemisia absinthium image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Artemisia absinthium image
Steve C. Garske  
Artemisia absinthium image
Steve C. Garske  
Artemisia absinthium image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Artemisia absinthium image
Steve C. Garske  
Artemisia absinthium image
Botanical Illustration  
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from USDA Plants Website  
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Botanical Illustration  
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Kurt Stüber  
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