EPPO Global Database

Artemisia dracunculus(ARTDR)

Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: ARTDR
  • Preferred name: Artemisia dracunculus
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Russia, Ukraine and Crimea to Caucasus, Siberia, Russian Far East, Central Asia, China, Mongolia, northern part of Indian subcontinent. Cultivated as a culinary herb, and introduced into most European countries

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Artemisia dracunculoides Pursh

Common names
Name Language
естрагон Bulgarian
pelyněk estragon Czech
Bertramkraut German
Esdragon German
Estragon German
estragon English
tarragon English
dragoncilla Spanish
estragón Spanish
rakuuna Finnish
armoise estragon French
estragon French
estragonski pelin Croatian
tárkony  Hungarian
assenzio dragoncello Italian
dragoncello Italian
dragone Italian
estragone Italian
dragon Dutch
estragon Norwegian
bylica draganek Polish
bylica estragon Polish
draganek Polish
estragon Polish
tarhon Romanian
полынь эстрагон Russian
полынь эстрагоновидная Russian
estragón  Slovak
palina dračia Slovak
pehtran Slovene
dragon Swedish
полин естрагон Ukrainian
lóng hāo Chinese
龙蒿 Chinese