silver sagebrush


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Noun1.silver sagebrush - low much-branched perennial of western United States having silvery leavessilver sagebrush - 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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The seed mixes are rather complicated and include the Wyoming big sagebrush, silver sagebrush and a variety of native grasses and forbs.
This is somewhat inconsistent with results of Hou and Romo (1998) who reported that total germination of silver sagebrush (Artemisia cana Pursh) initially increased with seed weight, but then declined at weights greater than about 0.
This would alter the results of Hou and Romo (1998) in silver sagebrush that found 63% viability (TTC) of non-germinated seeds in the heaviest class for that species, and suggested seeds were dormant when the test only indicated high respiratory activity.