Artemisia annua L.
Family: Asteraceae
annual sage-wort,  more...
Artemisia annua image
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, annual, 1'-10' tall, very bushy, sweet-smelling forb
Leaves: mostly hairless, not silvery, feathery leaf drawing
Flowers: inflorescence loose, branched, dense clusters
Fruits: top-shaped dry seed
Conservation Status: Introduced - adventive
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