Artemisia ludoviciana var. gnaphalodes (Nutt.) Torr. & Gray
FamilyCompositae — APG family: Asteraceae
SynonymsArtemisia gnaphalodes Nutt.
DescriptionStems usually simple, or with short, erect branches, lanate or tomentose, from slender rhizome with stolons; leaves lanceolate or oblanceolate, flat, acute, mostly entire, ascending, covered with white felt, at least beneath; heads with pale, in- volucral bracts.
EcologyAn introduced weed at Bennett; a native of the prairies. A. ludoviciana described from the banks of the Mississippi, near St. Louis; var. gnaphalodes described from Lake Michigan, Fox River, and the Missouri River.
Circumpolar map indicates range of the entire species complex. Forms hybrid swarms with A. Michauxiana (no. 16, below).
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.