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Wasowski, Sally and Andy
Artemisia palmeri Gray
San Diego sagebrush, San Diego sagewort
USDA Symbol: ARPA15
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
A woody, upright perennial, 2-3 ft. high and wide, with long, wand-like stems and small, linear, green leaves.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Subshrub Root Type: Tap Leaf:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
CA Native Distribution:
S. coastal CA Native Habitat:
Scrubby bluffs & canyons below 1500 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.
Deer Resistant: High
PropagationDescription: Propagation is from seed or division of the root crown.
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: 2007-12-23
Research By: TWC Staff