Artemisia douglasiana Artemisia douglasiana Artemisia douglasiana
Common Name Mugwort
Latin Name Artemisia douglasiana
Native Habitat Riparian, 0 to 6,000 feet in western U. S. and NW Mexico
Soil Moist
Water Regularly
Height X Width 3 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Grey green
Garden Suitability Ethnobotanical
Ornamental Value Small yellow flowers
Nature Value Erosion control, birds eat seeds
Native American Uses Seeds used for food, medicinal: rub leaves on spot after exposure to poison oak or stinging nettle
Links  
    Images and data http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=708
    Images and data http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artemisia_douglasiana
    Images and data http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=ARDO3
    Nursery, images and data http://www.laspilitas.com/nature-of-california/plants/artemisia-douglasiana
    Seeds http://www.larnerseeds.com/_pages/shrub_and_vine.html
    Distribution map http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=ARDO3
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