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Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris): flowering stem. Watercolour.


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Several superstitions are connected to this plant - it was widely believed to preserve the wayfarer from fatigue, sunstroke, wild beasts and evil spirits.

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Artemisia vulgaris?

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