Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Artemisia ludoviciana Nuttall
(Louisiana Sage, Louisiana Wormwood)

Family: Asteraceae

Status: Native

By var., see Allred

Artemisia ludoviciana is an erect Sagebrush with tomentose leaves that closely resembles Artemisia carruthii. The leaves of Artemisia ludoviciana are much wider and mostly toothed rather than pinnatisect. Both species can be found growing in the same locations.
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Artemisia ludoviciana, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Newby Road, July 8, 2007

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