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