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Photograph by: 
Peter Orchard

An untidy, tall, whitish flowering plant of roadsides and waste areas.



Common Name Mugwort
Scientific Name Artemisia vulgaris
Species Group Daisy Family Compositae
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Daisy family - Compositae
Status Frequent
Flower Colour Group Brown
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for Leaves dark green on top and silver below - dry pale brown flower spikes
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Daisy Family Compositae