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Artemisia michauxiana

Artemisia michauxiana Besser

Michaux's Wormwood, Lemon Sagewort

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Artemisia vulgaris ssp. michauxiana

USDA Symbol: ARMI4

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 40 inches tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: CA , CO , ID , MT , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC , SK , YT

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Artemisia michauxiana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Artemisia michauxiana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Artemisia michauxiana


Record Modified: 2018-12-11
Research By: CBR

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