Basin Big Sagebrush - Artemisia tridentata ssp. tridentata
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Subspecies tridentata is typically over 1 meter tall. Its leaves are gradually tapered towards the base. The inflorescences typically arise from throughout the crown (foliage) of the plant. The involucre is 1.5-2.5 mm long.
BC, AB south to CA east to NM; most widespread in the Great Basin (Kartesz 2009).
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- Literature Cited AboveLegend: View Online Publication
- Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2006. Flora of North America North of Mexico. Vol. 19. Magnoliophyta: Asteridae, part 6: Asteraceae, part 1. Oxford Univ. Press, New York. xxiv + 579 pp.
- Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2006. Flora of North America North of Mexico. Vol. 20. Magnoliophyta: Asteridae, part 7: Asteraceae, part 2. Oxford Univ. Press, New York. xxii + 666 pp.
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.