Artemisia tournefortiana Rchb., Iconogr. Bot. Exot. 1: 6 (1824) (syn: Artemisia armeniaca Willd. ex Ledeb. ; Artemisia hispanica Jacq. ; Artemisia pyromacha Viv. );
Türkiye to Central Asia and W. Himalaya: Afghanistan, California, East Himalaya, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Mongolia, Nepal, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, Xinjiang; Introduced into: Amur, Baltic States, Belgium, Central European Rus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Northwest European R, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine as per POWO;
Could it be Artemisia indica ?
On crushing the leaves I found them to be aromatic though they they do not smell as strongly as wormwood also a common weed here.
Also unlike wormwood (A.absinthium) it is an annual and the leaves too are not bitter in taste.
I think looks different from images at
Also could not find a match as per comparative images at
One more photo:
Magnified view of a Capitulum. Thick bifid styles of outer ( Pistillate, Ray florets?) are prominent. Styles of inner (hermaphrodite disc florets?) not prominent.
Photo taken today only on 18th September
What are the species listed in Srinagar ?
This looks like Ambrosia artemisiifolia, a naturalized species in India.
Leaves are very similar but the following features are puzzling when when I do an image search for Ambrosia artemisiifolia on Google
Please check Artemisia tournefortiana Rchb. !
This is Artemisia tournefortiana Rchb., a common weedy annual.