Big Sagebrush, Sagebrush Artemisia tridentata

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Botanical Name:

Artemisia tridentata

Family:

Asteraceae

Genus:

Artemisia

Species:

tridentata

Common Name:

Big Sagebrush, Sagebrush

Seeds Per Pound:
1,166,000
Quantity:
0.42 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
70
Germination:
90%
Germination Test Type:
TZ
Purity:
32%
Height:
3-7 feet
Collection Locale:
Kane, UT
Crop Year:
2020
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6
In Stock: 0.42 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$3.95
10 g
$14.50
1 oz
$29.95
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: none required. none required.
Stratification: warm stratify for 30 days, cold stratify for 30 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep , tamp the soil, keep moist. sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, keep moist.
In a Nutshell:
* Artemisia tridentata (also called sagebrush / common sagebrush , big sagebrush , blue / black sagebrush or mountain sagebrush ) is a shrub or small tree from the family Asteraceae . Some botanists treat it in the segregate genus Seriphidium , as S. tridentatum (Nutt.) W. A. Weber, but this is not widely followed. The vernacular name "sagebrush" is also used for several related members of the genus Artemisia , such as California Sagebrush ( Artemisia californica ). more...
* A. tridentata subsp. wyomingensis ("Wyoming big sagebrush") – Found in the drier portions of the sagebrush steppe. Shrub density is generally less than 1 plant/m2, with little herbaceous cover surrounding the shrub.
* An infusion of the leaves is used as a hair rinse, it treats dandruff and falling hair. An infusion of the plant repels insects, it is also disinfectant and so is used for washing walls, floors etc. A yellow to gold dye is obtained from the leaves, buds and stems combined.
* Collected in the mountain area more...
* The plant is very aromatic, especially after rain more...
* The seeds are used during celebrations because, when thrown into a fire, they explode like crackers. more...
* Among the Zuni people, an infusion of the leaves is used externally for body aches. The infusion is also taken as a cold medicine. It is also placed in shoes to treat athlete's foot, fissures between toes, and as a foot deodorant.
* Sagebrush is not a desert plant, but rather a resident of the steppe, in areas that receive 18–40 centimeters (7.1–15.7 in) of annual precipitation.
* Silvery shrub with fragrant foliage, native to western United States, useful for making cowboy movies!!
* Sagebrush provides food and habitat for a variety of species, such as sage grouse, pronghorn antelope, grey vireo, pygmy rabbit, and mule deer. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov