Artemisia tridentata ssp. vaseyana

Artemisia tridentata ssp. vaseyana

Mountain big sagebrush

Previous scientific name(s): Artemisia tridentata var. pauciflora, Artemisia tridentata var. vaseyana, Artemisia vaseyana, Seriphidium tridentatum

Medium height evergreen shrub from 2 to 5 feet tall, adapted to well-drained medium depth soils on higher benches, upper mountain slopes and meadows. Palatability varies but generally poor for livestock and good for wildlife. Provides valuable cover for wildlife.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 5 
feet
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
11 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
73.50 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
2,500,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Inconspicuous
Blooming Season: 
Fall