|Common Name:||Wormwood or Absinthium|
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|Habitat/Range:||• first noticed in 1998 in Telkwa. • suspected that it is relatively new to the area but is already fairly well distributed as single plants or small clumps along Hwy 16 from Houston to Moricetown|
• perennial, aromatic herb that grows 0.4 to 1.2 m tall
• stems ascending to erect, clustered, branched above, finely hairy, sometimes a woody base
• lower leaves long stalked, 2 to 3 times pinnately cut; blades with rounded tips; upper leaves less divided, short stalked, and reduced; smooth to finely hairy
• head disciform, nodding, in a branched inflorescence; long white hair recepticles between flowers
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