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Artemisia campbellii Hook.f. & Thomson ex C.B. Clarke, Comp. Ind. 164. 1876; Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 327. 1881.

Herbs, perennial, erect, strongly scented; branches clothed with brown tomentum, ca 20 cm high; rootstock creeping. Leaves pinnatisect, ovate in outline; segments 2 - 3-lobed; lobes lanceolate, acute; radical leaves 3 - 6 cm long; stout petioled, sheathing at base; cauline leaves auricled at base with revolute margins, brown ferruginous above, white tomentose beneath. Heads brown, sessile, clustered in interrupted, simple or racemose spikes hemispheric, 4 mm in diam. Involucral bracts densely woolly, oblong; outer with narrow scarious margins; inner rather scarious. Receptacle very small. Outer florets, female, fertile. Disc florets, hermaphrodite, fertile, tubular. Achenes not seen.

Fl. & Fr. July - Aug.

Distrib. India: W. & E. Himalayas, between 1500-6000 m.

Pakistan, Bhutan and Tibet.

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