Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09654 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Artemisia alaskana Rydb.
Common name   Alaska wormwood
J.G. Harris   3565  
   with D.L. Taylor
Coll. Date 19 July 2004 
Geography Canada.  Yukon Territory.  
Locality along the Lapie River, ca 12 km due SW of Ross River. 
Elev.: 2722 ft. (830 m.)
Habitat Notes Black spruce community. 
Latitude Longitude 61° 55'  17" N, 132° 34'  30" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Artemisia alaskana Rydb.

     Artemisia tyrellii Rydb.

Common Name(s): Alaska wormwood.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35446, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Artemisia
                                        Species: Artemisia alaskana


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09654s3.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09657 Arctostaphylos alpina      "alpine bearberry" same section
09655 Arctostaphylos uva-ursi      "kinnikinnick" same section
09653 Artemisia campestris  var. canadensis   "boreal field sagewort" same section
09682 Astragalus williamsii      "Williams' milkvetch" same section
09656 Picea glauca      "white spruce" same section
09680 Salix candida      "sageleaf willow" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name


Taxon Links for species Artemisia alaskana  Rydb.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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