Calflora
Taxon  Report   717    
Artemisia norvegica  Fr.  ssp. saxatilis  (Besser) H. M. Hall & Clem.
Boreal sagewort,  Mountain sage
Artemisia norvegica ssp. saxatilis
© 2006 Steve Matson
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Artemisia norvegica ssp. saxatilis
© 2006 Steve Matson
Artemisia norvegica ssp. saxatilis
© 2013 Dana York
Artemisia norvegica ssp. saxatilis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Artemisia norvegica ssp. saxatilis
© 2013 Robert Steers
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Artemisia
Parent: Artemisia norvegica
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Artemisia arctica ssp. arctica

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Artemisia arctica ssp. arctica
ICPN: Artemisia arctica
More information about  Artemisia norvegica ssp. saxatilis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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 (ARARA2)

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 16, 2018).