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Artemisia nova - A.Nels.

Common Name Black Sagebrush
Family Asteraceae or Compositae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards Although no reports of toxicity have been seen for this species, skin contact with some members of this genus can cause dermatitis or other allergic reactions in some people[222].
Habitats Dry plains and hills, 1500 - 2400 metres[60, 164].
Range Western N. America - Washington to California.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Well drained soil Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Artemisia nova Black Sagebrush


Al Schneider @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database
Artemisia nova Black Sagebrush
Al Schneider @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Artemisia nova is an evergreen Shrub growing to 0.5 m (1ft 8in). It is in leaf 12-Jan. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Wind. Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: neutral and basic (alkaline) soils and can grow in very alkaline soils.
It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought.

Synonyms

A. arbuscula. Nutt.

Habitats

Cultivated Beds.

Dry plains and hills, 1500 - 2400 metres[60, 164].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal Uses



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Miscellany.

A decoction of the leaves is used in the treatment of coughs, colds and headaches[61, 257].

Other Uses

Miscellany.

None known

Cultivation details

Easily grown in a well-drained circumneutral or slightly alkaline loamy soil, preferring a sunny position. This species has some affinity for calcareous soils[164]. Established plants are very drought tolerant[200]. Plants are longer lived, more hardy and more aromatic when they are grown in a poor dry soil[245]. Unlike several closely related species, this plant does not layer or sprout from the stump if it is cut back[164]. Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus[200]. Members of this genus are rarely if ever troubled by browsing deer[233].

Propagation

Seed - surface sow from late winter to early summer in a greenhouse in a very free-draining soil, but make sure that the soil does not dry out. Germination usually takes place in 1 - 2 weeks in a warm greenhouse[164]. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter, planting them out in late spring or early summer. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July/August in a frame. Division in spring or autumn.

Other Names

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

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