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Artemisia stelleriana
dusty miller, oldwoman, beach wormwood, Steller's wormwood

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest along the northeastern coast of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington; native to Alaska, also occurring from the Great Lakes region east to northeastern North America.

Habitat: Coastal dunes and beaches in developed coastal areas, where escaping from cultivation.

Flowers: May-September

Origin: Introduced

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Artemisia stelleriana Besser
Publication: Nouv. Mém. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou. 3: 79, plate 5. 1834.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Artemisia stelleriana in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Artemisia stelleriana checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Artemisia stelleriana atlas page.

CalPhotos: Artemisia stelleriana photos.

USDA Plants: Artemisia stelleriana information.

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