Artemisia scopulorum

A. Gray

Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 15: 66. 1863.

Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 520. Mentioned on page 519.

Perennials, 10–25 cm (cespitose), mildly aromatic (caudices relatively slender). Stems gray-green, glabrate. Leaves persistent, gray-green; blades (basal) oblanceolate, 2–7 × 0.1 cm, 2-pinnately lobed (lobes linear or oblanceolate; cauline blades smaller, 1–2-pinnate or entire), faces silky-canescent. Heads (5–22) in spiciform arrays 5–9 × 1–1.5 cm. Involucres broadly globose or subglobose, 4 × 4–7 mm. Phyllaries green (margins black or dark-brown), densely villous. Florets: pistillate 6–13; bisexual 15–30; corollas 1.5–2.5 mm, hairy (at least on lobes). Cypselae 0.8–1 mm, glabrous. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering mid–late summer.
Habitat: Alpine meadows, protected areas, bases of rocks
Elevation: 3100–4200 m

Distribution

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Colo., Mont., Nev., N.Mex., Utah, Wyo.

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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not tailed +  and obtuse +
scarious +
spiciform +, racemiform +, paniculiform +  and corymbiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Leila M. Shultz +
A. Gray +
decurrent +
Undefined subg. Absinthium +
compound +  and simple +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br />) +
lobed;oblanceolate +
fertile +  and bisexual +
zygomorphic +, actinomorphic +  and (3-)5-merous +
red +  and pale-yellow +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
winged +  and monomorphic +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Colo. +, Mont. +, Nev. +, N.Mex. +, Utah +  and Wyo. +
3100–4200 m +
gland-dotted +
silky-canescent +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Alpine meadows, protected areas, bases of rocks +
spiciform +  and racemiform +
in subcapitate clusters +  and singly +
indeterminate +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (9 cm90 mm <br />0.09 m <br />) +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
each +  and sessile +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (?) +
subglobose;globose +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
gray-green +
persistent +
cauline +  and basal +
deltate +
entire +  and dentate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
Flowering mid–late summer. +
2 +  and 20 +
Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia +
styliferous +, neuter +  and pistillate +
sterile +  and fertile +
conic;convex;conic;convex;flat +
2 +  and 5 +
exalbuminous +
gray-green +
1 +  and 10 +
not wand-like +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +
Artemisia subsect. Absinthium +
Artemisia scopulorum +
Artemisia subg. Absinthium +
species +
funnel +  and subglobose +
cylindric +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (25 cm250 mm <br />0.25 m <br />) +
shrub +  and subshrub +