Artemisia pattersonii

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Artemisia pattersonii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Artemisia
Species: A. pattersonii
Binomial name
Artemisia pattersonii
A.Gray
Synonyms[1]
  • Delwiensia pattersonii (A. Gray) W.A. Weber & R.C. Wittmann
  • Artemisia monocephala (A.Gray) A.Heller
  • Artemisia pattersonii var. glabrior E.H.Kelso
  • Artemisia scopulorum var. monocephala A.Gray

Artemisia pattersonii, also known as Patterson sagewort or Patterson's wormwood, is a species of North American plants in the sunflower family. It grows in the Rocky Mountains of Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico.[2][3]

Artemisia pattersonii is a mildly aromatic perennial up to 20 cm (8 inches) tall. Leaves are gray-green with fine, silky hairs. Heads are usually borne one at a time but sometimes more, generally nodding (hanging), yellow tinged with red. The species grows in alpine meadows at high elevations over 3500 meters (11,500 feet).[4]

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