Artemisia dracunculus L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 849 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Temp. Northern Hemisphere to Trop, Mountains. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the temperate biome. It is used as a medicine and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alberta, Altay, Amur, Arizona, Baltic States, Belarus, Borneo, British Columbia, Buryatiya, California, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colorado, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Gulf States, Hainan, Idaho, Illinois, India, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Irkutsk, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Krasnoyarsk, Krym, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Magadan, Malaya, Manchuria, Manitoba, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Minnesota, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Myanmar, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Caucasus, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Oklahoma, Oman, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Portugal, Primorye, Qinghai, Saskatchewan, Saudi Arabia, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Texas, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Utah, Uzbekistan, Vermont, Vietnam, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yemen, Yukon

Introduced into:

Alaska, Austria, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Mauritius, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sardegna, Switzerland, Yugoslavia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • GCC in GCC (2011). Global Compositae Checklist. Global Compositae Checklist http://compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz/.
  • Ghafoor, A. (2002). Flora of Pakistan 207: 1-172. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Komiljon, T., Natalya, B., Avazbek, B., Dilnoza, A., Ziyoviddin, Y., Deng, T. & Sun, H. (2020). Flora of the Dzhizak Province, Uzbekistan: 1-523. China Forestry Publishing House.
  • Kozhevnikov, A.E., Kozhevnikov, Z.V., Kwak, M. & Lee, B.Y. (2019). Illustrated flora of the Primorsky Territory, Russian Far East: 1-1124. National institute of biological resources.
  • Ling, Y. & Y.R.Ling in Ling, Y. Et Ge, X. (1991). Anthemideae. Flora Reiublicae Popularis Sinicae 76(2): 1-321. Science Press.
  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • Shishkin, B.K. & Bobrov, E.G. (eds.) (1961). Compositae. Carduoideae. Flora of the USSR 26: 1-938. Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Zhao, Y.Z., Zhao, L.Q. & Rui, C. (eds.) (2019). Flora Intramongolica, edition 3, 5: 1-451. Typis Intramongolicae popularis, Huhhot.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • GCC in GCC (2011). Global Compositae Checklist. Global Compositae Checklist http://compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz/.
  • Kharkevich, S.S. (ed.) (1992). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 6: 1-428. Nauka, Leningrad.
  • Krasnoborov, I.M. (ed.) (2007). Flora of Siberia 13: 1-499. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • RBG, Kew (2021). Kew Economic Botany Collection. https://ecbot.science.kew.org/
  • RBG, Kew (ed.) (1999). Survey of Economic Plants for Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (SEPASAL) database. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London.
  • Willis, K.J. (ed.) (2017). State of the World’s Plants 2017. Report. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 26, 1985 s.coll. [s.n.] K000942255 Yes
Jun 26, 1985 s.coll. [s.n.] K000942258 Yes
Jun 26, 1985 s.coll. [s.n.] K000942256 Yes
Jun 26, 1985 s.coll. [s.n.] K000942257 Yes
Jun 11, 1985 Nelson, A. [6602], Wyoming K000891984 Yes
Jun 11, 1985 s.coll. [s.n.], USA K000891986 Unknown type material Yes
May 24, 1985 Pringle, C.G. [1309], Chihuahua K000504125 Unknown type material Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K000891875 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K000891874 Yes
Nelson, A. [8092], Wyoming K000891985 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0