Taxon  Report   705 
Artemisia californica  Less.
California sagebrush,  Coast sagebrush, Coastal sage brush
Artemisia californica
© 2003 Michael Charters
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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 and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Artemisia californica
© 2003 Margo Bors
Genus: Artemisia
Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Strand
Habitat: coastal [Walker]
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Crossostephium insulare
More information about  Artemisia californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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