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Artemisia succulenta Ledeb.


Description from Flora of China

Herbs, annual or biennial, or subshrubs, 30-50 cm tall, much branched, tomentose or glabrescent. Leaves ± succulent; lower and middle stem leaves sessile; leaf blade elliptic or obovate, 10-30 × 5-10 mm, 1- or 2-pinnatisect or -partite; segments 1 or 2 pairs; lobes linear or linear-oblanceolate, 0.5-1.5 × 0.1-0.2 mm, 1-3-crenate or cleft or obtuse apically. Uppermost leaves and leaflike bracts 2- or 3-lobed or entire; bracts linear or linear-oblanceolate. Synflorescence a ± broad panicle. Involucre hemispheric, 4-5 mm in diam. Marginal female florets 15-20. Disk florets 60-80, bisexual. Achenes obovoid or ellipsoid-obovoid. Fl. and fr. Jul-Sep.

Marshlands, canyons, waste fields; 1000-1400 m. E Xinjiang [Kazakhstan, Russia].


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