Artemisia tridentata ssp. wyomingensis

Artemisia tridentata ssp. wyomingensis

Wyoming big sagebrush

Previous scientific name(s): Artemisia tridentata var. wyomingensis, Seriphidium tidentatum ssp. wyomingense

Small, evergreen shrub from 1 to 3 feet tall, adapted to well-drained fertile or infertile shallow soils on benches, lower slopes and plains. Palatability is poor for cattle, fair for sheep and good for wildlife. Provides valuable cover for birds and small mammals.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 3 
feet
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
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: 
Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Summer