Definition of Artemisia californica

1. Noun. Low ashy-grey California shrub.

Exact synonyms: California Sage, California Sagebrush
Group relationships: Genus Artemisia
Generic synonyms: Sage Brush, Sagebrush

Lexicographical Neighbors of Artemisia Californica

Artaxerxes I
Artaxerxes II
Artemia salina
Artemia trypsin-like proteinase
Artemis pontica
Artemis spinescens
Artemisia abrotanum
Artemisia absinthium
Artemisia annua
Artemisia californica
Artemisia campestris
Artemisia cana
Artemisia dracunculus
Artemisia filifolia
Artemisia frigida
Artemisia gnaphalodes
Artemisia ludoviciana
Artemisia maritima
Artemisia stelleriana
Artemisia tridentata
Artemisia vulgaris
Artemus Ward

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, ..."

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