Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13821 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. latiloba Nutt.
Common name   Louisiana wormwood
J.G. Harris   4566  
Coll. Date 05 June 2007 
United States
Utah County
Locality Wasatch Mountains, Mt. Timpanogos, near S end of Sagebrush Flat, ca 1.2 km due NE of Pleasant Grove.
     Elev.: 7872 ft. (2400 m.)
Habitat Notes mixed aspen-oak-maple woodland. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 40° 23'  36" N, 111° 40'  54" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.
Specimen Notes perennial herb. 


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

     Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. candicans (Rydb.) Keck

     Artemisia candicans Rydb.
     Artemisia ludoviciana var. latiloba Nutt.

Common Name(s): gray sagewort, white sagebrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=183735, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Artemisia
                                        Species: Artemisia ludoviciana
                                            Subspecies: Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. candicans


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08949 Allium bisceptrum      "twincrest wild onion" 1.1 mi. N
13880 Anemone multifida  var. stylosa   "Rocky Mountain windflower" 1.8 mi. NW
05022 Arnica mollis      "hairy arnica" 2 mi. NW
13889 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. incompta   "Louisiana wormwood" 2 mi. NW
15252 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" 1.9 mi. S
14081 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" 1.7 mi. S
13822 Bromus carinatus      "California brome" same section
08942 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" same section
08939 Castilleja sulphurea      "sulphur paintbrush" same section
02307 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" 1.7 mi. S
13876 Clematis columbiana  var. columbiana   "Rocky Mountain clematis" 1.8 mi. NW
03821 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 1.8 mi. S
03822 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 1.8 mi. S
13885 Collomia debilis      "alpine mountain trumpet" 2 mi. NW
08943 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" same section
08947 Cryptantha gracilis      "narrow-stemmed forget-me-not" same section
13825 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" same section
13887 Epilobium alpinum  var. clavatum  2 mi. NW
03858 Epipactis gigantea      "giant helleborine" 1.8 mi. S
04728 Eragrostis cilianensis      "stinkgrass" same section
03874 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. brevicaule   "short-stemmed wild buckwheat" 1.8 mi. S
02308 Eriogonum heracleoides      "parsnip-flowered wild buckwheat" 1.7 mi. S
08948 Gayophytum ramosissimum      "pinyon groundsmoke" same section
05512 Haplopappus macronema      "whitestem goldenbush" 1.5 mi. W
08924 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" same section
15255 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" 1.9 mi. S
13817 Lathyrus lanszwertii  var. pallescens   "pale Lanszwert's vetchling" same section
13818 Lathyrus pauciflorus  var. utahensis   "Utah few-flowered pea" same section
08940 Lithospermum ruderale      "western stoneseed" same section
13816 Lupinus sericeus  var. sericeus   "silky lupine" same section
13831 Monolepis nuttalliana      "Nuttall's povertyweed" same section
08944 Orthocarpus luteus      "yellow owl's-clover" same section
13820 Osmorhiza depauperata      "bluntseed sweetroot" same section
13819 Osmorhiza occidentalis      "western sweetroot" same section
13879 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1.8 mi. NW
13827 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" same section
08941 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" same section
13878 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1.8 mi. NW
13877 Penstemon montanus      "cord-root beardtongue" 1.8 mi. NW
03860 Penstemon sepalulus      "littlecup beardtongue" 1.8 mi. S
13828 Phacelia hastata  var. alpina   "alpine silverleaf scorpionweed" same section
08938 Phacelia heterophylla  var. heterophylla   "variable-leaf scorpionweed" same section
13823 Poa bulbosa      "bulbous bluegrass" same section
13884 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 1.8 mi. NW
08937 Ribes viscosissimum  var. viscosissimum  same section
13888 Rorippa curvipes  var. truncata   "bluntleaf yellowcress" 2 mi. NW
03857 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" 1.8 mi. S
13886 Senecio fremontii  var. fremontii   "Fremont's ragwort" 2 mi. NW
08945 Sisymbrium altissimum      "tall tumblemustard" same section
08946 Stellaria jamesiana     same section
13882 Synthyris pinnatifida  var. pinnatifida   "featherleaf kittentails" 1.8 mi. NW
13826 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" same section
08923 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" same section
13829 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" same section
08925 Wyethia amplexicaulis      "mule's ears" same section
14080 Zauschneria latifolia     1.6 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Sagebrush Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. NW 7756  Timpanogos Cave 
North Fork Battle Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. S   Timpanogos Cave 
Pika Cirque (Basin) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 9997  Timpanogos Cave 
Big Baldy (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. S 8616  Orem 
Timpanogos Basin (Basin) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. E 10174  Timpanogos Cave 
Woolly Hole (Basin) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 8964  Timpanogos Cave 
Mount Timpanogos (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. E 11497  Timpanogos Cave 
Battle Creek Debris Basin Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 5227  Orem 
Battle Creek Debris Basin Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 5227  Orem 
Mahogany Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. NW 8911  Timpanogos Cave 
Grove Creek Debris Basin Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 5036  Orem 
Grove Creek Debris Basin Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 5036  Orem 
Indian Trail (Trail) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 7376  Orem 
Emerald Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. E 10401  Timpanogos Cave 
Emerald Lake Shelter (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. E 10388  Timpanogos Cave 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 4948  Orem 
Giant Staircase (Slope) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 8449  Timpanogos Cave 
Roberts Horn (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. E 10735  Timpanogos Cave 
Little Baldy (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 7546  Orem 
Scout Falls (Falls) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. NE 8334  Timpanogos Cave 


Taxon Links for species Artemisia ludoviciana  Nutt.

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

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