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Artemisia rothrockii

Artemisia rothrockii A. Gray

Timberline Sagebrush, Rothrock Sagebrush, Sticky Sagebrush

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Artemisia tridentata ssp. rothrockii, Artemisia tridentata var. rothrockii, Seriphidium rothrockii

USDA Symbol: ARRO4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep



Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Artemisia rothrockii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Artemisia rothrockii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Artemisia rothrockii


Record Modified: 2018-12-11
Research By: CBR

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