Western Mugwort
Artemisia ludoviciana NuttallAsteraceae

common name synonyms: White Sagebrush, Louisiana Wormwood, Cudweed Sagewort, Mugwort Wormwood, Prairie Sage, Gray Sagewort

scientific name synonyms: A. gnaphalodes, A. purshiana

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Asteridae

order: Asterales

growth form: shrub, subshrub, herb

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: occasional escape

weedy in native range: Yes

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Britain

native range: North America, Mexico (Central America)

notes: a garden escape and poss. an oil seed alien, casual or persistent, can be confused with A. stelleriana

invasiveness notes: occasional escape




Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth