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Taxon: Artemisia norvegica Fr.

Genus: Artemisia
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Asteroideae tribe: Anthemideae subtribe: Artemisiinae
Nomen number: 417173
Place of publication: Novit. fl. suec. 56, t. 3. 1817
Name verified on: 14-Sep-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 13-May-2002
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).


See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

  • alpine sagewort   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • boreal sagewort   (Source: F CalifJep ) – English   [Artemisia norvegica subsp. saxatilis]
  • mountain sagewort   (Source: Comp BritCol ) – English   [Artemisia norvegica subsp. saxatilis]
  • Norwegian mugwort   (Source: BSBI ) – English

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Taymyr, Yakutia-Sakha, Yamal Nenets
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Kamchatka, Kurile Islands, Magadan
    Northern Europe: Norway [c.]; United Kingdom - Scotland [n.w.]
    East Europe: Russian Federation - Komi, Nenets
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Canada - Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta [w.], British Columbia
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Montana, Washington, Wyoming
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California [n.], Utah [n.e.]




Check other web resources for Artemisia norvegica Fr.:

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (04 October 2015)

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