Calflora
Taxon  Report   705    
Artemisia californica  Less.
California sagebrush,  Coast sagebrush, Coastal sage brush
Artemisia californica
© 2016 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Artemisia californica
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Artemisia californica
© 2017 Angelique Herman
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
© 2003 Margo Bors
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Artemisia
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Strand

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Crossostephium insulare
More information about  Artemisia californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARCA11)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2018).

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