Artemisia cana (Silver sagebrush)

Evergreen shrub 2 to 5 ft. tall, occurring on a wide range of soil textures except clay. Prefers moist sites and is frequently found at higher elevations. Withstands high water table and periodic flooding. May spread by rhizomes in more favorable conditions. Moderately palatable to livestock and fair to good palatability to wildlife, especially during winter.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Asteraceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Sub-shrub, shrub

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: Rhizomatous

Mature Height: 5 ft.

Bloom Color: Yellow

Fruit/Seed Color: 

Bloom Period: Late Summer

Annual Precipitation: 12+in.

Drought Tolerance: High

Shade Tolerance: None

Elevation:  

Wetland Indicator Status: FACU

Fire Resistance: No

Fire Tolerance:

Nitrogen fixation: None

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: Yes

Salinity Tolerance: Low

CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium

pH Range: 5.2-9.0


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound:

Seeding Rate:  PLS lbs/acre

Season: Fall/Winter

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

None