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Artemisia douglasiana Bess.
Douglas mugwort, Douglas' sagewort
USDA Symbol: ARDO3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
A stout perennial or herbaceous sub-shrub growing 2-3 ft. high and wide. The simple or branched stems bear aromatic, gray-green leaves.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
CA , ID , NV , OR , WA Native Distribution:
CA & w. NV, n. to WA & n. ID Native Habitat:
Low, waste places; stream banks; foothills to 6000 ft. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Moist to dry soils.
Conditions Comments: Useful in revegetation projects. Pollen is a cause of hayfever.
BenefitUse Wildlife: Birds like the seeds and use it for perching and cover.
PropagationDescription: Propagation is from seed or division of the root crown. Seeds germinate readily.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
- Santa Barbara, CANative Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff