Definition of Artemisia californica
1. Noun. Low ashy-grey California shrub.
Group relationships: Genus Artemisia
Generic synonyms: Sage Brush, Sagebrush
Lexicographical Neighbors of Artemisia Californica
Literary usage of Artemisia californica
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Broad-sclerophyll Vegetation of California: An Ecological Study of the by William Skinner Cooper (1922)
"artemisia californica. nivea.* Ericameria pi ni folia.* Senecio douglasii. polystachya.* Two or three brief descriptions of individual localities will be of ..."
2. The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits by Mary Elizabeth Parsons (1906)
"artemisia californica, Less. Composite Family. Stems.—Shrubby; four or five feet high ; with many slender branches. Leaves.—Alternate; pinnately parted into ..."
3. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1919)
"The most xerophytic forms of chaparral are composed solely of artemisia californica or of Salvia mellifera, the former being commonest in the interior, ..."