Sweet Sagewort (Artemisia annua)

  • Sweet Sagewort (Artemisia Annua)
    Credit: J Schmidt | | License: PD USDA
  • Sweet Sagewort (Artemisia Annua)
    Credit: Kristian Peters -- Fabelfroh 11:40, 16 September 2007 (UTC) | photographed by Kristian Peters | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Sweet Sagewort (Artemisia Annua)
    Credit: Steve Hurst | http://plants.usda.g... | License: PD US Government PD USDA ARS

Artemisia Annua, or more commonly know as Sweet Sagewort, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Artemisia. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Artemisia Annua or Sweet Sagewort's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Artemisia
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) CAN (I)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: KY
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACU) 2(FACU) 3(FACU) 4(NI) 5(FACU-) 6(FACU) 7(UPL) 8(NI) 9(UPL)

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