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Artemisia sieversiana

Basic information
Scientific name Artemisia sieversiana (No picture)
Common names Sievers wormwood
Higher taxon Asteraceae, Asterales, Magnoliopsida, Magnoliophyta
Natural range Himalaya, Mongolia, Siberia, continental China, Korean Peninsula.
Habitat Riverside, vacancy, farm area, etc.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Saitama, Kanagawa, Nagano, and Osaka, Kyoto Prefs. Range in Japan
Origin Unknown.
Date The first record of establisment was in 1952, at riverside of Chikuma River, Nagano Pref.
Route Deliberate: For slope protection. As graft bed for ornamental plant (chrysanth).
Impact Potentially: Competition and hybridization with native species.
Affected organism: Native grasses (competition). Native Artemisia (hybridization)
Regulation in Japan No action for prevention, mitigation, control, or eradication.
Introduced range in other countries Unknown.
Reference Notes
  • DECO (ed) (2006) Dictionary of Alien Species. Tokyo-Shoseki, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • Jpn Assoc Advanc Phyto-Regul & Inst Contr Agrochem, Minist Agr, China (2000) Chinese Colored Weed Illustrated Book. Zenkoku-Noson-Kyoiku-Kyokai, Tokyo
  • Ministry of the Environment, Japan. The Invasive Alien Species Act (Accessed on 2011-02-01) (in Jpn)
  • Osada (1976) Colored Illustrations of Naturalized Plants of Japan. Hoikusha, Osaka (in Jpn)
  • Shimizu (ed) (2003) Naturalized Plants of Japan. Heibonsha, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • JWRC (ed) (2008) A Photographic Guide to the Invasive Alien Species in Japan. Heibonsha, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • etc.