Artemisia ludoviciana

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Name and publication()

Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt., Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 2: 143 (1818).

Description()

The vegetative branches of cudweed or white-sage bear gray leaves 1-3 cm long x 0.3-1 cm wide. Branches used in potpourri are typically 1-15 cm long.

Nativity and distribution()

Artemisia ludoviciana is native from Canada to Guatemala but also cultivated as a perennial in European gardens.

Family()

Asteraceae (alt. Compositae)