Artemisia laciniata

Willdenow

Sp. Pl. 3: 1843. 1803.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 526. Mentioned on page 521.

Perennials, 5–15 cm (not cespitose), sometimes mildly aromatic. Stems 1–3, erect, reddish-brown, simple, strigillose to spreading-hairy, or glabrous. Leaves basal (in rosettes, petioles to 12 cm) and cauline, greenish; blades (basal) 2–3-pinnate, relatively deeply lobed (cauline sessile, 1–2-pinnately lobed to entire), faces sparsely hairy to pilose. Heads (10–70, spreading to nodding, peduncles 0 or to 10 mm) in spiciform arrays 2–5 × 0.5–1 or 8–18 × 1–4 cm. Involucres globose, 3–5 × 4–8 mm. Phyllaries (greenish or yellowish) elliptic (margins hyaline, brownish), glabrous or sparsely hairy. Florets: pistillate 6–8; bisexual 20–50; corollas yellowish or yellow to reddish-tinged, 1–2 mm, hairy (hairs tangled). Cypselae oblong, 0.5–1 mm, glabrous.

Distribution

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Yukon, Alaska, Colo., Idaho, N.Mex., Utah, Eurasia

Discussion

Subspecies 2 (2 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

Key

1 Stems hairy; leaves mostly cauline, blades 5–20 × 1–2 cm, sparsely hairy; arrays of heads 8–18 × 1–4 cm; corollas yellowish, 1–1.5 mm Artemisia laciniata subsp. laciniata
1 Stems glabrous; leaves mostly basal, blades of proximalmost 4–8 × 0.5–1 cm, of cauline 1.5–0.8 × 0.2 cm, sericeous; arrays of heads 2–5 × 0.5–1 cm; corollas yellow or reddish-tinged, 1.5–2 mm Artemisia laciniata subsp. parryi
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not tailed +  and obtuse +
scarious +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Leila M. Shultz +
Willdenow +
decurrent +
compound +  and simple +
fertile +  and bisexual +
zygomorphic +, actinomorphic +  and (3-)5-merous +
yellow +  and reddish-tinged +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
winged +  and monomorphic +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Yukon +, Alaska +, Colo. +, Idaho +, N.Mex. +, Utah +  and Eurasia +
gland-dotted +
sparsely hairy +  and pilose +
peripheral +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
spiciform +  and racemiform +
in subcapitate clusters +  and singly +
indeterminate +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
persistent +  and deciduous +
cauline +  and basal +
deltate +
entire +  and dentate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
hairy +  and glabrous +
2 +  and 20 +
styliferous +, neuter +  and pistillate +
sterile +  and fertile +
conic;convex;conic;convex;flat +
2 +  and 5 +
exalbuminous +
reddish-brown +
1 +  and 3 +
wand-like +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +
Artemisia sect. Abrotanum +
Artemisia laciniata +
Artemisia subg. Artemisia +
species +
funnel +  and subglobose +
cylindric +
fibrous-rooted +  and taprooted +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
shrub +  and subshrub +