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Photograph from Lewis and Clark Herbarium/Academy of Natural Sciences
Wormwood
(White Sagebrush)

Artemisia ludoviciana



First Noted by Expedition
April 16, 1806, at The Dalles, Oregon.
 

Description
Shrublike, white, densely matted with hairs, from rhizome. Flowers tiny, yellow to tannish, in 12-in (30-cm) clusters. Height: 3 ft (0.9 m).
 

Habitat
Rocky, sandy areas, shrub communities to woods.
 

Range
Northwestern Canada south through most of the United States.
 

Note
This sagebrush is a western native that has been introduced eastward; it is often considered an invasive weed.

Species information from enature.com
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