Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Artemisia dracunculus Linnaeus

Family: Asteraceae

Status: Native

Artemisia dracunculina S. Watson
Artemisia dracunculoides Pursh
Artemisia dracunculoides Pursh var. dracunculina (S. Watson) Blake
Artemisia glauca Pallas ex Willdenow

Artemisia dracunculus can be recognized by its dark green leaves and reddish stems. The flower heads are nodding.
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Artemisia dracunculus, photo Russ Kleinman & Kelly Kindscher, Lake Roberts, July 15, 2007

Artemisia dracunculus, photo Russ Kleinman, Richard Felger & Kelly Kindscher, McKnight Peak, July 21, 2008

Artemisia dracunculus, collected specimen, photo Danielle Walkup, Bill Norris, Kelly Kindscher, & Russ Kleinman, Mogollon Mtns., Bursum Road, Aug. 5, 2008

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