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Artemisia nova A. Nels.
Synonyms: Artemisia tridentata ssp. nova
USDA Symbol: ARNO4
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
A low-spreading, silvery shrub, 3-15 in. tall, with three-toothed, wedge-shaped leaves on dark-brown to black twigs. Appearing somewhat darker in appearance than related species because of sparser hairs on vegetation. The greenish-yellow flowers are not showy.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Subshrub Root Type: Tap Breeding System:
Flowers Bisexual Leaf:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Brown
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug
AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , NM , NV , OR , UT , WY Native Distribution:
S. MT to CA, s. to NM & AZ Native Habitat:
Dry, rocky, windswept plains, mesas & hills USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
Soil Description: Shallow, rocky soils.
Conditions Comments: Intolerant of moist sites. Pollen is a cause of hayfever.
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
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Native Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff