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18. Artemisia fauriei Nakai, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo). 29: 7. 1915.

海州蒿 hai zhou hao

Artemisia fukudo Makino var. mokpensis Pampanini; A. haichowensis C. C. Chang.

Herbs, perennial, 20-40 cm tall, root solitary; most parts gray and arachnoid tomentose, glabrescent. Basal leaves ± in rosette, soon withering; petiole 5-13 cm; leaf blade ovate or broadly ovate, 11-18 × 8-16 cm, 3- or 4-pinnatisect; lobules filiform, (10-)15-30 × 0.5-1.5 mm. Middle and upper stem leaves: leaf blade broadly ovate, 3-5 × 3-5 cm, 2- or 3-pinnatisect; segments 3 or 4 pairs; lobules filiform, 5-15 × 0.5-1.5 mm. Uppermost leaves and leaflike bracts 3-5-pinnatisect or entire; lobes of entire leaves 1-3 cm. Synflorescence a panicle with ascending main branches and many short lateral racemes. Capitula pedunculate, nodding. Involucre ovoid or obovoid, 2-3(-4) mm in diam.; receptacle pubescent. Marginal female florets 2-5. Disk florets 8-15, bisexual. Achenes obovoid, slightly compressed. Fl. and fr. Aug-Oct.

Coastal beaches, sand banks of sea and river mouths; near sea level. Hebei, Jiangsu, Shandong [Japan, Korea].

The original concept of Artemisia fauriei also included Faurie 361, now the type of A. nakaii, which differs by its biennial habit and basal leaves with shorter, 6-15 mm, filiform lobules.


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