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Artemisia youngii Y. R. Ling


Description from Flora of China

Herbs, perennial, 30-50 cm tall, gray puberulent, capitately branched. Lower and middle stem leaves: petiole 0.5-1.5 cm; leaf blade elliptic or oblong-elliptic, 3-4 × 1.5-2 cm, abaxially densely gray pubescent, 2- or 3-pinnatisect; segments 5 or 6(or 7) pairs, elliptic; lobules 2 or 3 pairs, elliptic-lanceolate or linear-lanceolate, 3-5 × ca. 1.5 mm, rachis narrowly winged, occasionally few serrate. Uppermost leaves and leaflike bracts elliptic-ovate, 1- or 2-pinnatisect. Synflorescence a dense, narrow panicle. Involucre hemispheric or ovoid, 3-4 mm in diam.; phyllaries puberulent. Marginal female florets 8-14. Disk florets 10-20, bisexual. Achenes oblong-ovoid or obovoid. Fl. and fr. Aug-Oct.

● Slopes, roadsides; middle to high elevations. SE Qinghai, E Xizang.


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