Artemisia aleutica

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Artemisia aleutica

Critically Imperiled (NatureServe)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Artemisia
Species: A. aleutica
Binomial name
Artemisia aleutica

Artemisia aleutica, the Aleutian wormwood, is a rare species of flowering plant endemic to Alaska.[1] It is known only from the western Aleutian Islands, where it is limited to Kiska and Hawadax Islands in the Rat Island group.[2][3]

Only 2 populations are known.[4]


  1. ^ Hultén, Oskar Eric Gunnar 1939. Botaniska Notiser 1939(4): 829, figure 2
  2. ^ Aleutian wormwood. Alaska Natural Heritage Program. University of Alaska, Anchorage.
  3. ^ Flora of North America Vol. 19, 20 and 21 Page 505 Aleutian wormwood Artemisia aleutica Hultén
  4. ^ Artemisia aleutica. NatureServe. 2012.

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