Artemisia cana

Artemisia cana

Silver sagebrush

Evergreen shrub 2 to 5 ft. tall, occurring on a wide range of soil textures except clay. Prefers moist sites and is frequently found at higher elevations. Withstands high water table and periodic flooding. May spread by rhizomes in more favorable conditions. Moderately palatable to livestock and fair to good palatability to wildlife, especially during winter.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 5 
feet
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Average
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Average
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Average
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
35.50 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
850,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Fall