Identify this weed/herb?

greatriverApril 20, 2011

The plant pictured grows in dry upland pasture in NE Iowa along the Mississippi River. I've only seen it here and not further north. Livestock don't seem to touch it. It has light green parsley like leaves and grows about 3 ft. tall. Dies back to about 1 ft. in winter. The crushed leaves are extremely aromatic and remind me of something I can't quite remember--sort of like a spicy chamomile. The photo was taken a few days ago and show remaining winter foliage and the weathered blossom tops. I have yet to see it in full bloom just having moved here. Thanks for looking. See photo.

Image link:

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
tyrlych

Artemisia absinthium I believe.

    Bookmark   April 21, 2011 at 4:38AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Bleach & Poison Ivy
A few days ago I did a search of the Weeds Forum to...
Xeramatheum
How much vinegar per dandelion?
About how many mL of vinegar would you apply per dandelion...
tigger033
What is the name of this ugly ivy growing in my yard???!!!?
Its almost all over my lawn well in the bk yard its...
ashleyq2222
Please help identify these vines
These are young examples of these vines that can grow...
jmccown0999
Best organic solutions
Hello, Any advice on the best things to buy to address...
tigger033
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™