Northern Wormwood

Photo Credit: Oregon Department of Agriculture


  • Species Common Name Northern Wormwood
  • Species Scientific Name Artemisia campestris var. wormskioldii
  • Federal Listing Status Species of Concern
  • State Listing Status Endangered


Special needs

This species was historically known from the banks of the Columbia River. Northern wormwood is found in shrub-steppe vegetation, typically on basalt, compacted cobble, and sandy substrates.

Limiting factors

Habitat has been lost to highway construction, dams and subsequent flooding, and riparian development.

Conservation actions

Survey likely habitat for new occurrences. Establish new populations.

Key reference or plan

Oregon Department of Agriculture Plant Conservation