Artemisia filifolia


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Noun1.Artemisia filifolia - silver-haired shrub of central and southern United States and Mexico; a troublesome weed on rangelands
genus Artemisia - usually aromatic shrubs or herbs of north temperate regions and South Africa and western South America: wormwood; sagebrush; mugwort; tarragon
sage brush, sagebrush - any of several North American composite subshrubs of the genera Artemis or Seriphidium
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1--Canonical discriminant analysis of 45 plant species associated with sand sagebrush (Artemisia filifolia)-mixed prairie showed separation of the 5 most preferred diet (Cluster 1) from the 13 intermediately preferred (Cluster 2) and the 27 least preferred (Cluster 3) species in the diet for pen-reared captive northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus).
Lesser prairie chickens require habitats with sandy soils that support shinnery oak (Quercus harvardii)bluestem (Andropogon sp.) and sand sage (Artemisia filifolia)bluestem communities in the plains of southeastern Colorado, southwestern Kansas, western Oklahoma, western Texas, the Texas panhandle, and eastern New Mexico.
Mixed-grass prairie occurs on more mesic sites and low areas and can be dominated by Bouteloua gracilis, Stipa comata, Artemisia filifolia, and Agropyron smithii.