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Artemisia tridentata

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Artemisia tridentata
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Artemisia tridentata

Botanical Name: Artemisia tridentata
Common Name: Great Basin Sagebrush

Fragrant and beautiful long-lived shrub. Very drought tolerant. Good for erosion control. Has high wildlife value. Nitrogen fixing.

Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 4-6' H x 4' W
Growth Habit: Upright, dense
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Same as foliage
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: High Cascade, Inner South Coast, and Transverse Ranges, Sierra Nevada Foothills, Southern San Joaquin Valley, South Coast, Great Basin, Mojave Desert
Natural Habitat: Dry soils, valleys, slopes below 9,000'

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