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Artemisia absinthium
(Wormwood)

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Artemisia absinthium (Wormwood)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 06 November 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Artemisia absinthium
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Wormwood
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Artemisia absinthium

Preferred Common Name

  • Wormwood

International Common Names

  • English: Absinth wormwood
  • Spanish: Ajenjo
  • French: Absinthe
  • Portuguese: losna

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Wermut
  • Italy: Assenzio vero
  • Netherlands: Absint-alsem
  • Sweden: aekta Maloert

EPPO code

  • ARTAB (Artemisia absinthium)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Asterales
  •                         Family: Asteraceae
  •                             Genus: Artemisia
  •                                 Species: Artemisia absinthium

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasivePlantedReferenceNotes

Asia

Turkey Natural

North America

Canada
-SaskatchewanUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts
USAUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts
-North DakotaUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts

Europe

BulgariaPresent
FinlandPresent

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Terrestrial

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