Artemisia gormanii

Comprehensive Description

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Artemisia gormanii Rydberg, sp. nov
A perennial, with a rootstock; stem 3-5 dm. high, sparingly tomentose, soon glabrate, green or purplish; leaves lanceolate in outline, green and glabrate above, white-tomentose beneath, 5-10 cm. long, caudate-acuminate, divided to near the midrib into narrow, linearlanceolate divisions, which are usually again divided into 2-4 narrow lobes; inflorescence loose, paniculate; involucre subglobose, about 5 mm. broad and high; bracts 10-12, broadly oval, sparingly villous, green, with brown scarious margins; ray-flowers about 10; corollas 2.5 mm. long, glandular-granuliferous; disk-flowers about 10; corollas funnelform, 3 mm. long, glabrous; achenes 1.5 mm. long.
Type collected in the Lake Iliamna Region, Alaska, September I, 1902, Gorman 2SI (U. S. Nat. Herb. no. 420345).
DiSTSWunoN: Alaska.
bibliographic citation
Per Axel Rydberg. 1916. (CARDUALES); CARDUACEAE; TAGETEAE, ANTHEMIDEAE. North American flora. vol 34(3). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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