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Artemisia dracunculus  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 35462

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Artemisia dracunculoides Pursh
    Artemisia glauca Pall. ex Willd.
    Artemisia dracunculus ssp. dracunculus L.
    Artemisia dracunculus ssp. glauca (Pall. ex Willd.) H.M. Hall & Clem.
    Oligosporus dracunculus (L.) Poljakov
    Oligosporus dracunculus ssp. dracunculinus (S. Watson) W.A. Weber
    Oligosporus dracunculus ssp. glaucus (Pall. ex Willd.) A. Löve & D. Löve
    Artemisia dracunculoides var. dracunculina (S. Watson) S.F. Blake
    Artemisia dracunculus var. glauca (Pall. ex Willd.) Besser
    Artemisia glauca var. dracunculina (S. Watson) Fernald
  Common Name(s): tarragon [English]
    green sagewort [English]
    wormwood [English]
    false tarragon [English]
    silky wormwood [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyAsteraceae  – sunflowers, tournesols  
                               GenusArtemisia L. – sagebrush, wormwood, sagewort  
                                  SpeciesArtemisia dracunculus L. – tarragon, green sagewort, wormwood, false tarragon, silky wormwood  

  Expert: Leila M. Shultz  
  Notes: Leila M. Shultz. Professor Emeritus. Floristics Lab, College of Natural Resources, Utah State University, Logan UT 84322-5230, USA   
  Reference for: Artemisia dracunculus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Asteraceae of North America Update, database (version 2010.5.13)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Update coordinated by the International Compositae Alliance (TICA) ( through the Smithsonian Institution in collaboration with the USDA National Plant Data Center   
  Reference for: Artemisia dracunculus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Artemisia dracunculus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Artemisia dracunculus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Artemisia dracunculus   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Alaska, Introduced  
    Canada, Native  






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