Taxon: Artemisia dracunculus L.

 
Genus: Artemisia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Anthemideae
Subtribe: Artemisiinae
Nomen number: 4282
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:849. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
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: 10 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring ()
  • Materials: essential oils (a fragrance component fide Ency CNatIn)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Altay, Buryatia, Chita, Gorno-Altay, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk, Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tomsk, Tuva, Tyumen (s.), Yakutia-Sakha]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • CHINA: China (n.)

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir (n.w.)] Pakistan

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Russian Federation-European part, [European part (s.)] Ukraine (incl. Krym)

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Yukon Territory] United States [Alaska]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri (n.), Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas (n. & w.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California, Nevada, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja Norte, Chihuahua (n.), Coahuila, Sonora, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Veracruz]


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Adventive

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Slovakia
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Estonia, Latvia


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Norway, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Moldova
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy, Romania, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France


References:

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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?4282. Accessed 23 April 2018.