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Sonoran Desert Plants
Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. Albula (Western Mugweed,White Sage,Silver Wormwood,estafiate)

Coffee Pot Mountain


 Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. Albula

 Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. Albula

 Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. Albula

Habitat: mountains,rocky slopes
Life Form: forb,perennial
Leaf Description: canescent,tomentose,lanceolate,revolute,alternate,thickish
Flower Color: greenish or green
Flowering Period: Aug. to Nov.
Spines: spineless
Family: Asteraceae (sunflower family)
Abundance: locally common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 21. Eudicots: Asteraceae-Aster Family. Phytoneuron 2016-77: 1-164. Published 29 November 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 40 (30.2 MB pdf)

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