Taxon  Report   705 
Artemisia californica  Less.
California sagebrush,  Coast sagebrush, Coastal sage brush
Artemisia californica
© 2003 Margo Bors
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Artemisia californica
© 2003 Margo Bors
Artemisia californica
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Artemisia californica, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Artemisia californica
© 2017 Gary McDonald
Genus: Artemisia
Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Strand
Habitat: coastal
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Crossostephium insulare
More information about  Artemisia californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 23, 2018).

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