Artemisia ludoviciana

Artemisia ludoviciana

Prairie sage

Rhizomatous, herbaceous half-shrub from 1 to 2 ft. tall, adapted to a wide variety of soils from 2,500 to 9,000 feet. Behaves as a pioneer species establishing quickly and easily, even on harsh sites. Provides fair forage to livestock and wildlife.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 2 
feet
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
10 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
2,500 
- 9,000 
ft.

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Average
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
44.20 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
4,500,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Inconspicuous
Blooming Season: 
Fall