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Artemisia schmidtiana Maxim.

Silvermound mugwort

Perennial or subshrub 15-30 (60) cm. Stems unbranched and bare at the base, much-branched towards the top. Leaves petiolate, 4-5 cm long, bipalmately compound. Upper leaves linear, 1.5 cm long. All leaves densely silver-silky tomentose. Flower heads stalked, semiglobose, in clusters. Flowers white. V - early spring till the first frost. Young branches overwinter with green leaves. Fl - August. Fr - October. P - by seed or cuttings. Self-sowing plant. Requires a sunny

Far East (Amgunskiy region, Sakhalin, southern Kuril Islands) and Japan. On sandy sites near the sea shore, along streams, on cliffs and rocky slopes.


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