Artemisia ludoviciana (White sagebrush)

Rhizomatous, herbaceous half-shrub from 1 to 2 ft. tall, adapted to a wide variety of soils from 2,500 to 9,000 feet. Behaves as a pioneer species establishing quickly and easily, even on harsh sites. Provides fair forage to livestock and wildlife.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Asteraceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Forb/herb/subshrub

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: Rhizomatous

Mature Height: 3 ft.

Bloom Color: White

Fruit/Seed Color: White

Bloom Period: Early Spring

Annual Precipitation: 10-60 in.

Drought Tolerance: High 

Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

Elevation: 2,500-9,000 ft.

Wetland Indicator Status: FACU

Fire Resistance: No

Fire Tolerance: Medium

Nitrogen Fixation: None

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: No

Salinity Tolerance: High

CaCO3 Tolerance: High

pH Range: 6.0-9.0


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 4,048,000

Seeding Rate:  PLS lbs/acre

Season: Fall/Winter

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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