Artemisia frigida

Artemisia frigida

Fringed sagebrush

Attractive, rhizomatous, mat-forming subshrub, with grey-green velvety foliage, 1/2 to 11/2 ft. tall occurring from 3,000 to 8,000 feet elevation, often on thin, dry soils. Fair palatability to livestock and good for wildlife. Useful for landscaping.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 18 
in.
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
3,000 
- 8,000 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Average
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
46.80 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
4,536,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Yellow/White
Blooming Season: 
Summer