dragon sage-wort, dragon wormwood, estragon, false tarragon
[Artemisia aromatica A.Nelson, more...]
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, 2'-5' tall forb; stems clustered; fibrous roots
Leaves: alternate, not slivery, mostly hairless, linear, usually undivided
Flowers: head yellow; inflorescence large, open, branched clusters; blooms July-Sept.
Fruits: elliptical, dry seed
Habitat: sun; dry
Conservation Status: Special Concern
Flora of North America: Flora of North America Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 7 WIS DNR-Bureau of Endangered Resources: Detailed information on Wisconsin listed species including state and federal status, photos, etc. USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS): Images of seeds, fruits, embryos, etc. Southwest School of Botanical Medicine: Britton & Brown Illustrated Flora - 2nd Edition (1913) "An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States and Canada"