Mugwort, Artemisia vulgaris Family: Asteraceae
Artemisia vulgaris     *     Mugwort

Flowering time: July - October. Perennial

Habitat: Disturbed waste ground, roadsides, scrub and river-sides.

A branched, aromatic plant with erect, reddish stems bearing narrow panicles of tiny red-brown flowers with leaf-like lower bracts. The deeply divided leaves are dark-green above, greyish-white and downy below. Height 60-120cm

Mugwort, Artemisia vulgaris

Mugwort, Artemisia vulgaris
Studland, Dorset. September 2011

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