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Last updated 12/18/2007 by David Giblin.
Artemisia arbuscula Nutt. ssp. arbuscula[FNA19, HC2]
little sagebrush, low sagebrush

Publication: Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., n. s. 7: 398.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA19:"The relatively large heads of Artemisia arbuscula subsp. arbuscula suggest a relationship with A. cana; the extreme morphologic variability of this subspecies from east to west may be the result of hybridization with various subspecies within the A. cana complex."

References:

» Winward, A.H. 1980. Taxonomy and ecology of sagebrush in Oregon. Oregon State University Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 642, Corvallis.
» Winward, A.H. and E.D. McArthur. 1995. Lahontan sagebrush (Artemisia arbuscula ssp. longicaulis): a new taxon. Great Basin Naturalist 55: 151-157.
Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Artemisia arbuscula Nutt. var. arbuscula[HC]