Artemisia stelleriana Besser

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Artemisia stelleriana Besser

  • Description

    Species Description - Inodorous, rhizomatous perennial 3–7 dm, simple to the infl, densely white-tomentose or floccose; lvs 3–10 cm (petiole included) × 1–5 cm, with a few relatively broad, rounded lobes, which may be again slightly lobed; infl narrow and often dense; heads relatively large, the invol 6–7.5 mm; disk-cors 3.2–4.0 mm; achenes subterete, but narrowed at base and rounded above; 2n=18. Sandy beaches; native from Kamchatka to Japan, escaped from cult. and established from Que. to Va., and occasionally inland to Minn. May–Sept.

  • Common Names

    beach-wormwood, dusty miller