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Taxon: Artemisia vulgaris L.

 
Genus: Artemisia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Anthemideae
Subtribe: Artemisiinae
Nomen number: 4190
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:848. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 20-Jun-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Jun-2008
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 7 (4 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • felonherb  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • green-ginger  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • mugwort  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • armoise commune  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • armoise vulgaire  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • gemeiner Beifuß  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • gewöhnlicher Beifuß  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • artemísia  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese
  • artemisia  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • hierba de San Juan  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • gråbo  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • černobyl'nik  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Transliterated Russian
  • polyn obyknovennaya  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Transliterated Russian

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore; folklore
  • Vertebrate poisons:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Altay, Buryatia, Chita, Gorno-Altay, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk, Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tomsk, Tuva, Tyumen, Yakutia-Sakha]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • CHINA: China [Gansu, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Sichuan (w.), Xizang]

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain


    Naturalized (widely natzd.)

References:

  1. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource) (Mid Atl Invasive Pl)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Barney, J. N. & A. DiTommaso 2003. The biology of Canadian weeds. 118. Artemisia vulgaris L. Canad. J. Pl. Sci. 83:205-215.
  4. Bisset, N. G., ed. Herbal drugs and phytopharmaceuticals. A handbook for practice on a scientific basis. 1994 (Herbal Drugs)
  5. Bremer, K. & C. J. Humphries 1993. Generic monograph of the Asteraceae-Anthemideae Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London, Bot. 23(2):125.
  6. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  7. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables. 1974 (Weed TabCIBA)
  8. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. 1998 (Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  9. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  10. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  11. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  12. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  13. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  14. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  15. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  16. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  17. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  18. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  19. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  20. Hu, S.-Y. Compositae of China. (Comp China)
  21. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  22. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  23. Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. Flora of Siberia (English translation). 2000- (F Siberia)
  24. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  25. Ling, Y.-R. 1995. The New World Artemisia (Adv Comp Syst) 268.
  26. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  27. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  28. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):147.
  29. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  30. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  31. Pottier-Alapetite, G. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones. (F Tunis)
  32. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  33. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  34. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  35. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  36. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)

Check other web resources for Artemisia vulgaris L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Euro+Med Plantbase: Information Resource for Euro-Mediterranean Plant Diversity
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Artemisia vulgaris cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?4190. Accessed 12 December 2018.