Taxon  Report   725    
Artemisia tridentata  Nutt.
Big sagebrush,  Common sagebrush
Artemisia tridentata
© 2007 Jason E. Willand
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Artemisia tridentata
© 2017 Alison Sheehey
Artemisia tridentata
© 2017 Alison Sheehey
Artemisia tridentata, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Artemisia tridentata
© 2018 Trevor Schalla
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland


Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Artemisia tridentata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).