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Artemisia biennis Willd.[FNA19, HC, HC2]
biennial wormwood

Publication: Phytographia. 11. 1794.

Origin: Native? Disputed native (BC) or introduced (Chambers and Sundberg 2000)

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA19: "Artemisia biennis is naturalized and weedy in the eastern portion of its range. It is morphologically similar to A. annua, differing primarily in the coarser leaf lobes and larger heads that are sessile in axils of leaflike bracts. Artemisia biennis is considered native to the northwest United States; it may be introduced in other parts of its range. The type specimen is a horticultural specimen from New Zealand."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Artemisia biennis Willd. var. biennis