common mugwort


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Noun1.common mugwort - European tufted aromatic perennial herb having hairy red or purple stems and dark green leaves downy white below and red-brown florets
mugwort - any of several weedy composite plants of the genus Artemisia
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But plant-wise the journey is far-ranging, what with stops for chatter about sweet rocket (Hesperis matronalis, you can eat the flowers), California poppies (Eschscholzia californica, and not really poppies at all), comfrey (Symphytum officinale, a bee magnet but it will take over your garden), blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum, related to the huckleberries scattered through the Coast Range) and common mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris, the whole genus has medicinal uses).
An accomplished botanist, he also knows his herb lore and mixes in delightful bits - the common mugwort has been said to intensify the dreams of those who sleep near it, he tells the group of plant lovers who have braved a sunny but windy lunch hour for the stroll.