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Artemisia tridentata ("big sagebrush")
Leaves and flowers of Artemisia tridentata
Artemisia pygmaea

Sagebrush is the common name of several woody and herbaceous species of plants in the genus Artemisia. The best known sagebrush is the shrub Artemisia tridentata. Sagebrushes are native to the North American west.

Following is an alphabetical list of common names for various species of the genus Artemisia, along with their corresponding scientific name. Many of these species are known by more than one common name, and some common names represent more than one species.

See also[edit]


  • Rines, George Edwin, ed. (1920). "Sage-brush" . Encyclopedia Americana.

External links[edit]

  • The dictionary definition of sagebrush at Wiktionary