Page author: David Giblin
Artemisia cana
hoary sagebrush, silver sagebrush

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to the Rocky Mountains and northern Great Plains.

Habitat: Meadows and forest openings from low to middle elevations in the mountains.

Flowers: July-September

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Artemisia cana Pursh
Publication: Fl. Amer. Sept. 2: 521. 1813.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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ssp. bolanderi – Bolander's hairy sagebrush   Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington in Yakima County, where disjunct from the main range of the variety. central Oregon to California, disjunct in central Washington.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Artemisia cana in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Artemisia cana checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Artemisia cana atlas page.

CalPhotos: Artemisia cana photos.

USDA Plants: Artemisia cana information.

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