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Artemisia norvegica  Fr.  ssp. saxatilis  (Besser) H. M. Hall & Clem.
Boreal sagewort,   Mountain sage
Artemisia norvegica ssp. saxatilis is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

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Parent: Artemisia norvegica
Genus: Artemisia
Family: Asteraceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPNArtemisia arctica ssp. arctica
JEFArtemisia arctica
PLANTSArtemisia arctica ssp. arctica
Information about  Artemisia norvegica ssp. saxatilis from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARARA2)

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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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 12/05/2022).