Artemisia glacialis

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Artemisia glacialis
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Anthemideae
Genus: Artemisia
Species: A. glacialis
Binomial name
Artemisia glacialis

Artemisia glacialis (known as Glacier Wormwood) is a species of plant from Asteraceae family.[1] The plant is 18 centimetres (7.1 in) high, and have the same medical components as common wormwood. The plant is digestive and stomachic, and is widelly used for mountain sicknesses.[2]


The species might cause dermatitis or other allergic reactions.[3]

Italian name[edit]

Besides America, where it got its Glacier Wormwood name, in Italy its called Italian: Assenzio genepì nero, where it also distributed. However, besides Italy and France the European distribution stops there.[4]


  1. ^ "Kitchen garden help". Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Natural medicinal herbs". Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "PFAF". Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "Scede di botanica". Retrieved 16 June 2012.