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Artemisia campestris ssp. borealis

Artemisia campestris L. ssp. borealis (Pall.) H.M. Hall & Clem.

Field sagewort, Northern Wormwood

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ARCAB2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial , Biennial
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tap
Inflorescence: Spike
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Orange , Yellow
Bloom Notes: Yellow-orange to deep red, mildly fragrant.

Distribution

USA: AK , CA , CO , ID , MA , ME , MI , MN , MT , NE , NV , NY , OH , OR , UT , VT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NB , NL , NS , NT , NU , ON , PE , QC , SK , YT

Value to Beneficial Insects

Provides Nesting Materials/Structure for Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Artemisia campestris ssp. borealis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Artemisia campestris ssp. borealis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Artemisia campestris ssp. borealis

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2011-05-12
Research By: TWC Staff

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