Tree wormwood


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Tree wormwood (Bot) a species of Artemisia (probably Artemisia variabilis) with woody stems.
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In literature:

The rivers, in general, were skirted with willows and bitter cottonwood trees, and the prairies covered with wormwood.
"The Adventures of Captain Bonneville Digested From His Journal" by Washington Irving

In poetry:

By Thy last silence in the judgment-hall,
By long foreknowledge of the deadly tree,
By darkness, by the wormwood and the gall,
I pray Thee visit me.
"Honours -- Part II." by Jean Ingelow