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Artemisia tridentata Nutt. ssp. vaseyana (Rydb.) Beetle
mountain big sagebrush
ARTRV

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Gray-Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Moderate
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Multiple Stem
Growth Rate Slow
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 5
Height, Mature (feet) 7.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance High
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 90
Hedge Tolerance Low
Moisture Use Low
pH, Minimum 6.0
pH, Maximum 8.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 300
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 1200
Precipitation, Minimum 11
Precipitation, Maximum 45
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 16
Salinity Tolerance Low
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -43
Reproduction
Bloom Period Fall
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Fall
Fruit/Seed Period End
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 1973117
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor Low
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Artemisia tridentata Nutt. ssp. vaseyana (Rydb.) Beetle
mountain big sagebrush
ARTRV
Cultivar: Hobble Creek

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat Low
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Multiple Stem
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 4
Height, Mature (feet) 4.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention Yes
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Semi-Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils No
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance High
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 90
Hedge Tolerance Low
Moisture Use Medium
pH, Minimum 6.0
pH, Maximum 8.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 700
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 2700
Precipitation, Minimum 14
Precipitation, Maximum 45
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 16
Salinity Tolerance Low
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -33
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Summer
Commercial Availability Field Collections Only
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 1973117
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor Low
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Slow
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product Yes
Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
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