Black sagebrush grows at slightly higher elevations(5000-11,0000 ft.) than Artemisia tridentata in thin rocky soils. (Artemisia nova, also known as Artemisia arbuscula ssp. nova, A. tridentata subsp. nova, Seriphidium novum with a few variations.) Native to Northeast California into Eastern Oregon, Ida, Mont. and down into New Mexico. A little mound of gray, about the size of a large gray wig. A great rock garden plant.
Artemisia nova is great for a bird garden and a butterfly garden.
Foliage of Artemisia nova has color gray, is evergreen and has fragrance.
Flower of Artemisia nova has color yellow and has a fragrance.
Fruit of Artemisia nova has fragrance.
Communities for Artemisia nova:Lodgepole Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland and Sagebrush Scrub.