Artemisia verlotiorum

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaAsteraceaeArtemisiaArtemisia verlotiorum


A tall rhizomatous perennial herb, naturalised and locally abundant on waysides, and in waste places and rough ground. As it flowers in October and November, it rarely sets seed, and its spread is often by detached pieces of rhizome. Lowland.



World Distribution

Native of S.W. China; widely naturalised in W. & C. Europe and other continents.

Atlas Change Index: 0.1

Distribution information

JNCC Designations


PLANTATT - Attributes of British and Irish plants. (.zip 1455KB) This dataset was compiled and published in 2004, and last updated in November 2008. Download includes an Excel spreadsheet of the attributes, and a PDF explaining the background and nomenclature. Note that the PDF version is the booklet as published, whereas the Excel spreadsheet incorporates subsequent corrections. A hardcopy can be purchased from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.

Atlas text references

Atlas (285d)
Brenan JPM
1950.  Artemisia verlotorum Lamotte and its occurrence in Britain. Watsonia. 1:209-223.
Burton RM
1983.  Flora of the London area.
Meusel H, Jäger EJ
1992.  Vergleichende Chorologie der zentraleuropäischen Flora. Volume 3. 2 vols.