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Artemisia latifolia Ledeb.


Description from Flora of China

Artemisia laciniata Willdenow var. glabriuscula Ledebour; A. laciniata var. latifolia (Ledebour) Maximowicz; A. tanacetifolia Linnaeus var. laxa Kitamura.

Herbs, perennial, 20-70 cm tall, shortly capitately branched or not apically, puberulent, soon glabrescent. Leaves gland-dotted; basal and middle stem leaves: petiole 3-6 cm, basal leaf blade oblong or ovate, (1 or)2-pinnatisect. Lower and middle stem leaves: leaf blade elliptic-oblong or elliptic-ovate, 4-14(-18) × 2-7(-9) cm, 1- or 2-pinnatisect; segments 5-7; lobes lanceolate or ovate-lanceolate, pectinately and deeply serrate; teeth (3-)5-13 × (1-)2-3 mm. Uppermost leaves pectinate-pinnatisect; leaflike bracts linear, entire. Synflorescence a narrow panicle. Involucre globose or hemispheric, 3-4 mm in diam.; phyllary margin brown, lacerate. Marginal female florets 5-9. Disk florets 18-25, bisexual. Achenes obovoid. Fl. and fr. Jul-Oct. 2n = 36.

Steppes, forest steppes, outer forest margins, wastelands, shrublands, meadows, saline soils; low to middle elevations. NE Gansu, W Heilongjiang, W Jilin, W Liaoning, E and N Nei Mongol [Kazakhstan, Korea, Mongolia, Russia, Uzbekistan; SW Asia, C and E Europe].


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