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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.
Accessions: 7 (4 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • felonherb  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • green-ginger  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • mugwort  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • mugwort   - English (Canada)
  • armoise commune  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • armoise vulgaire  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • armoise vulgaire   - French (Canada)
  • 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 Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng (w.), Qinghai Sheng, Xizang Zizhiqu]

    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. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Barney, J. N. & A. DiTommaso. 2003. The biology of Canadian weeds. 118. Artemisia vulgaris L.. Canad. J. Pl. Sci. 83:205-215.
  3. Bisset, N. G., ed. 1994. Herbal drugs and phytopharmaceuticals. A handbook for practice on a scientific basis CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida. Note: translation of German edition by M. Wichtl, ed.
  4. Bremer, K. & C. J. Humphries. 1993. Generic monograph of the Asteraceae-Anthemideae. Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London, Bot. 23(2):125.
  5. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  6. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. 1974. The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables
  7. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning
  8. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  9. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 264.
  10. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  11. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  12. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  13. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  14. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  15. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  16. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Artemisia+vulgaris&quantity=1 target='_blank'
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  18. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  19. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  20. Hu, S.-Y. 1970. Compositae of China.
  21. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. Note: with four varieties
  22. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
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  24. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  25. Ling, Y.-R. 1995. The New World Artemisia. Advances in Composite systematics Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Kew, Surrey, United Kingdom. 268.
  26. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  27. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  28. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 12(1):147.
  29. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  30. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
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  36. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  37. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=4190. Accessed 16 September 2019.