Artemisia cana


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Noun1.Artemisia cana - low much-branched perennial of western United States having silvery leavesArtemisia cana - low much-branched perennial of western United States having silvery leaves; an important browse and shelter plant
sage brush, sagebrush - any of several North American composite subshrubs of the genera Artemis or Seriphidium
genus Seriphidium, Seriphidium - woody plants grown chiefly for their silver or grey and often aromatic foliage; formerly included in the genus Artemisia
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Sage-grouse are known to depend upon a variety of low to midheight sagebrush (Artemisia arbuscula, Artemisia cana, Artemisia nova, Artemisia tridentata vaseyana, Artemisia tridentata wyomingensis, and probably other Artemisia species).
The study site was located in a low area along the western edge of a marsh and was dominated by shrubs of Artemisia cana.
Species that were not seeded, yet present in more than 15 of 3 m plots include Artemisia cana, Artemisiafrigida, Distichlis spicata, Koeleriapyramidata, and Stipa comata.