An evergray shrub. 4 feet tall and wide. Native to dry areas of the western US. Needs full sun. It is very drought tolerant, needs good drainage. Its seeds are edible. Chewed leaves said to aid digestion (each to their own). It is nitrogen fixing. The color of this plant is a very beautiful bluish-grey. Its form is stately and it really stands out in a landscaping situation. It is a very important wildlife plant. Associated plants range from Penstemon centranthifolius, Penstemon spectabilis, Arctostaphylos patula platyphylla to Pinus Jeffreyi, Chrysothamnus nauseous and Arctostaphylos parryana.
(Syn. Seriphidium tridentatum)
Artemisia tridentata tolerates sand.
Foliage of Artemisia tridentata has color silver, is evergreen and is edible.
Flower of Artemisia tridentata has color yellow.
Fruit of Artemisia tridentata is edible.
Communities for Artemisia tridentata:Great Basin Sage, Bristle-cone Pine, Alpine Fell-Fields, Lodgepole Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Sagebrush Scrub, Sub-Alpine Forest and Yellow Pine Forest.