Artemisia chamaemelifolia

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Artemisia chamaemelifolia Vill.

Asteraceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: sun   3

Moisture: dry bis Moisture: moderately moist

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: not specified

Division: not specified

Shape: many-stellate
Fruit: achene

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Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Asteridae
Superordo:
Asteranae
Ordo:
Asterales

Artemisia chamaemelifolia is a perennial.

Naming

Artemisia chamaemelifolia was described by Domínique Villars in 1779. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Artemisia chamaemelifolia is a species in the genus Artemisia which contains approximately 521 to 696 species and belongs to the family of the Asteraceae (Aster Family). The type species of the genus is Artemisia vulgaris.

Characteristics

Growth

The perennials reach heights of 50 to 60 centimetres.

Leaves

Artemisia chamaemelifolia has alternate leaves.

Flowers and Fruits

Artemisia chamaemelifolia produces yellow many-stellate flowers from July to August.

The perennials produce achenes.

Root System

Distribution

Artemisia chamaemelifolia is native to France, Italy, Bulgaria, the southwestern Alps, the Pyrenees, the Caucasus and northern Iran.

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a sunny situation on dry to moderately moist soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -40°C (USDA zone 3).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Poisonousness

Artemisia chamaemelifolia is toxic.

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Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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