Artemisia campestris is a common and widespread species of plants in the sunflower family, Asteraceae. It is native to a wide region of Eurasia and North America. Common names include field wormwood, (3) beach wormwood, (4) northern wormwood, (5) Breckland wormwood (6) boreal wormwood, Canadian wormwood, field sagewort and field mugwort.
One (Artemisia campestris subspecies caudata) is native and common, usually having one reproductive stem. The second (A. campestris subspecies canadensis) is native and rare. It has a branching stem and is found on cliffs and ledges in northern Maine and Vermont.
The Plants Database includes the following 8 subspecies of Artemisia campestris .Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles.Artemisia campestris L. (Asteraceae). Field wormwood, Llysiau'r Corff. Status in Britain: ENDANGERED. WCA Schedule 8. Status in Europe: Not threatened. Native sites of A. campestris are restricted to Breckland where, like other special plants of this area, it grows in short grassy swards with some ground disturbance. Its habitats include roadside verges, tracks, abandoned arable fields, forest.The New York Flora Atlas is a source of information for the distribution of plants within the state, as well as information on plant habitats, associated ecological communities, and taxonomy. In addition, users can learn about the location of vouchered specimens and see images to get a better visual for each plant.
Artemisia campestris var. oligocephala Abromeit; Artemisia clausonis Pomel; Artemisia coarctata Turcz. ex Ledeb. Artemisia collina Schur; Artemisia dniproica Klok. Artemisia glabrescens Stokes; Artemisia hermaphrodita Kit. ex Ledeb. Artemisia infirma S. G. Gmel. ex Ledeb. Artemisia italica Bieb. ex Ledeb. Artemisia jussieana J. Gay ex Bess.Read More
Classification unranked Biota kingdom Plantae phylum Tracheophyta class Magnoliopsida order Asterales family Asteraceae genus Artemisia species Artemisia campestris subspecies Artemisia campestris subsp. campestris L. subspecies Artemisia campestris subsp. maritima (DC.) Arcang.Read More
Artemisia annua L. is a fragrant annual herb widely distributed in Asia, Europe, and North America. The use of this plant (commonly named sweet wormwood, annual wormwood, or qinghaosu) in Chinese traditional medicine was recorded before 168 bc.In 1971, artemisinin, a sesquiterpene lactone with antimalarial properties, was isolated from this plant.Read More
Artemisia campestris subsp. borealis var. petiolata is endemic and restricted to Utah (60,110). Artemisia campestris subsp. borealis var. wormskioldii is rare in Washington and, while historically present in Oregon, is considered extirpated today. Plants Database provides a distributional map of field sagewort and its infrataxa.Read More
Artemisia campestris unrecorded var. alpicola (family COMPOSITAE) Filed as Artemisia campestris L. (family COMPOSITAE) Artemisia campestris unrecorded subsp. glutinosa (Besser) Batt.Read More
NFGEL Artemisia Report 2 INTRODUCTION The pattern of variation in certain herbaceous Artemisia campestris along the Columbia River is complex and does not lend itself to simple taxonomic classification. In the Flora of the Pacific Northwest, Artemisia borealis is treated as a subspecies of A. campestris, and A. campestris is.Read More
Artemisia stelleriana 'Silver Brocade': Deeply cut, almost oak-like leaves and very tolerant of poor conditions. They grow up to 12 inches in height and 30 inches wide. Growing Tips. Artemisia is relatively low maintenance, but it does have some preferences when it comes to their environment.Read More
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Artemisia campestris L. (Field Mugwort, Field Wormwood) Interactions where Artemisia campestris is the victim or passive partner (and generally loses out from the process). The following relationships have been collated from the published literature (see 'References').Read More
Artemisia campestris is a PERENNIAL growing to 1.5 m (5ft). It is hardy to zone (UK) 5. It is in flower from August to September, and the seeds ripen from September to October. The species is monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant) and is pollinated by Wind. Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils and prefers well.Read More