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Taxon: Artemisia vulgaris L.

Genus: Artemisia
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Asteroideae tribe: Anthemideae subtribe: Artemisiinae.
Nomen number: 4190
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:848. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 20-Jun-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Jun-2008
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • felonherb   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • green-ginger   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • mugwort   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • armoise commune   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • armoise vulgaire   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • gemeiner Beifuß   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • gewöhnlicher Beifuß   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German
  • artemísia   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • černobyl'nik   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transliterated Russian
  • polyn obyknovennaya   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transliterated Russian
  • artemisia   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • hierba de San Juan   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • gråbo   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Turkey
    Caucasus: Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay, Buryatia, Chita, Gorno-Altay, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk, Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tomsk, Tuva, Tyumen, Yakutia-Sakha
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    China: China - Gansu, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Sichuan [w.], Xizang
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Barney, J. N. & A. DiTommaso. 2003. The biology of Canadian weeds. 118. Artemisia vulgaris L. Canad. J. Pl. Sci. 83:205–215.
  • Bisset, N. G., ed. 1994. Herbal drugs and phytopharmaceuticals. A handbook for practice on a scientific basis.
  • Bremer, K. & C. J. Humphries. 1993. Generic monograph of the Asteraceae-Anthemideae. Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London, Bot. 23(2):125.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. 1974. The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning.
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Hu, S.-Y. 1970. Compositae of China.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. [with four varieties].
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. 2000–. Flora of Siberia (English translation).
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Ling, Y.-R. 1995. The New World Artemisia. 268 In: Hind, D. J. N. et al., eds., Advances in Composite systematics. 268.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1. 12(1):147 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 12(1):147.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Pottier-Alapetite, G. 1979–1981. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
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Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images 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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