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Artemisia judaica L. / Infraspecific taxa: Artemisia judaica ssp. sahariensis (L.Chevall.) Maire, it is a perennial plant that can reach a maximum of 200 cm, woody at the base, with wintering buds placed at a height from the ground between 2 and 30 cm. with smaller leaves than other green-gray artemisias, with the presence of ethereal oils , with a strong typical aromatic odor., Life Form: Ch, Flowering in: Mar-Apr,  Vern: Sheeh, Phytochoria: SA, The native range of this species is E. Medit to Arabian Peninsula.,  Notes: Wild in Libya, medicinal plant

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Distribution in Libya
Jabal Nafusa Al-Jabal Al-Akhder Al-Jufra area
Wadi Kaam (Main course, Headwaters) 2022 Wadi Zaza 2003 Wadi El-Kouf 2014 Hun 2008 Al-Jufra region 2020
Fezzan area  
Reported from S. parts of Libya (Wadi Serir Ben Afen in the former Fezzan area) by Corti .


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Jafri, S. M. H. & El-Gadi, A. (1983) Flora of Libya, Asteraceae Vol. (107) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses , Sorted by Newest: pdf files
Almushghub, F., Ahmed, D., Sharaf El-Din, A., Shaltout, k. (2022) Vegetation analysis of Wadi Kaam at northwest Libya. Journal of Basic and Environmental Sciences, 9 (2022) 20-37.  , , Wadi Kaam 2022
Khalifa, S.M. & Bader, B.M. (2020) Floristic analysis of the family Asteraceae in Al-Jufra region, Libya. Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies-2020- Vol. 8, Issue 6, Part A., family Asteraceae in Al-Jufra region 2020

El-Mokasabi, F M. (2014) Floristic Composition and Traditional Uses of Plant Species at Wadi Al-kuf, Al-Jabal Al-Akhder, Libya. American-Eurasian J. Agric. & Environ. Sci., 14 (8): 685-697, 2014, ISSN 1818-769 ,IDOSI Publications,2014DOI:10.5829/idosi.aejaes.2014.14.08.12375.

Plant Species at Wadi Alkuf 2014
Baayo, Kh. A. (2008) Floristic composition of Sahara Area in Libya. Catrina (2008), 3(3):37-53. Floristic composition of Sahara Area in Libya 2008
El-Barasi, Y. M., EI-Sherif, l. M. & Gawhari, A. M. H.(2003) Checklist and analysis of the flora and vegetation of Wadi Zaza at AI-Jabal AI Akhdar (Cyrenaica, Libya). Bocconea 16 (2): 1091-1105. 2003. – ISSN 1120-4060. , flora and vegetation of Wadi Zaza 2003_compressed