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Artemisia tridentata ssp. vaseyana

Artemisia tridentata Nutt. ssp. vaseyana (Rydb.) Beetle

Mountain Big Sagebrush, Mountain Sagebrush

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Artemisia tridentata var. pauciflora, Artemisia tridentata var. vaseyana, Artemisia vaseyana, Seriphidium tridentatum ssp. vaseyanum, Seriphidium vaseyanum


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Size Notes: Up to about 5 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: Red , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


USA: CA , CO , ID , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OR , SD , 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. vaseyana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Artemisia tridentata ssp. vaseyana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Artemisia tridentata ssp. vaseyana


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

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