Artemisia pedatifida

Nuttall

Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., n. s. 7: 399. 1841.

Common names: Matted sagewort
Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 509. Mentioned on page 505.

Perennials or subshrubs, 5–15 cm (cespitose), aromatic. Stems (5–20), gray-green, glabrescent. Leaves persistent, gray-green, mostly basal; proximal blades reduced, mostly less than 1 cm, lobed or entire; distal blades 1–2 × 0.5–0.8 cm, 1–2-ternately lobed, lobes 1–2 mm wide, apices acute, faces densely tomentose. Heads (mostly 6–15, 1 or 3–4 on lateral branches; mostly erect, sessile or pedunculate) in racemiform-paniculiform arrays, 5–8 × 0.5–0.8 cm. Involucres globose, 3–4 × 3–4 mm. Phyllaries (margins scarious, obscured) white-tomentose. Florets: pistillate 4–7; functionally staminate 5–9; corollas yellow, usually red-tinged, 2–3 mm, glabrous. Cypselae (brown) ellipsoid (angled), 0.8–1 mm, (sometimes with white ribs) glabrous.


Phenology: Flowering early spring–mid summer.
Habitat: High plains, grasslands
Elevation: 1600–1800 m

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Artemisia pedatifida"
not tailed +  and obtuse +
scarious +
racemiform-paniculiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Leila M. Shultz +
Nuttall +
decurrent +
compound +  and simple +
entire;toothed;3-lobed;entire;toothed;3-lobed;lobed;spatulate;flabellate;spatulate;flabellate;cuneate;obovate;oblanceolate;oblong;elliptic;ovate;lanceolate;linear;filiform +
Matted sagewort +
zygomorphic +, actinomorphic +  and (3-)5-merous +
red-tinged +  and yellow +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
winged +  and monomorphic +
ellipsoid +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
Colo. +, Idaho +, Mont. +  and Wyo. +
1600–1800 m +
gland-dotted +
staminate +  and pistillate +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
High plains, grasslands +
spiciform +  and racemiform +
in subcapitate clusters +  and singly +
indeterminate +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
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 /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
gray-green +
persistent +
deltate +
1mm +  and 2mm +
entire +  and dentate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
Flowering early spring–mid summer. +
white-tomentose +
2 +  and 20 +
entire +  and lobed +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., n. s. +
styliferous +, neuter +  and pistillate +
sterile +  and fertile +
conic;convex;conic;convex;flat +
2 +  and 5 +
exalbuminous +
5 (?) +  and 20 (?) +
gray-green +
1 +  and 10 +
wand-like +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +
Compositae +
Artemisia pedatifida +
Artemisia subg. Drancunculus +
species +
funnel +  and subglobose +
cylindric +
taprooted +  and fibrous-rooted +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
taprooted +  and fibrous-rooted +