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Artemisia tridentata ssp. tridentata (Basin big sagebrush)
Reveal, James L.

Artemisia tridentata ssp. tridentata

Artemisia tridentata Nutt. ssp. tridentata

Basin Big Sagebrush, Great Basin Sagebrush, Big Sage

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Artemisia angusta, Artemisia tridentata var. angustifolia, Seriphidium tridentatum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Size Notes: To about 10 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , MA , MT , NM , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC

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


Record Modified: 2022-09-28
Research By: CBR

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