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Artemisia medioxima Krasch. ex Poljak.


Description from Flora of China

Subshrubs, 70-120 cm tall, shortly and capitately branched or not apically, white or gray pubescent, with a few branches. Lowermost and middle stem leaves: petiole 1.5-3 cm; leaf blades elliptic or oblong, 4-6(-9) × 2-4 cm, thin, gland-dotted, 1- or 2-pinnatisect; segments (4 or)5(or 6) pairs; lobes lanceolate or elliptic-lanceolate, pectinately serrate; teeth shortly lanceolate or linear-lanceolate, 4-10 × 1-2 mm, obtuse apically. Uppermost leaves and leaflike bracts 1- or 2-pinnatisect. Capitula in narrow racemose or racemose-panicles, hemispheric, 4-6 mm in diam., pedunculate below and without peduncles above. Marginal female florets 8-10. Disk florets 20-40, bisexual; corolla limb puberulent or glabrescent. Achenes oblong, slightly oppressed. Fl. and fr. Jul-Oct.

Steppes, forest steppes, outer forest margins; low to middle elevations. N Hebei, Heilongjiang, E Nei Mongol, N Shanxi [E Russia].


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