Taxon  Report   10782 
Artemisia cana  Pursh
Silver sagebrush
Artemisia cana
© 2012 Lynn Robertson
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Artemisia cana
© 2013 Steve Matson
Artemisia cana, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Artemisia cana
© 2007 Steve Matson
Genus: Artemisia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Artemisia cana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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: Mar 21, 2018).

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