TG2701 : Mugwort growing on a field's edge

taken 1 year ago, near to Poringland, Norfolk, Great Britain

Mugwort growing on a field's edge
Mugwort growing on a field's edge
Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris) abounds on hedgebanks and roadside verges in most parts of England, frequently growing up to 1m tall. Mugwort is closely allied to the Common Wormwood, but can quite easily be distinguished in that its leaves are white on the under-surfaces only. The name of this plant is said to derive from its use in flavouring drinks, mainly beer before the introduction of hops. As a medicinal herb it has long been used in traditional medicine for its stimulant and slightly tonic properties.
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Date Taken
Monday, 31 July, 2017   (more nearby)
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Monday, 31 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2783 0149 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.8104N 1:21.6017E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2785 0149
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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