Fringed Sagebrush (Native)
Small, ½ – 1½ ft. tall, mat-forming, semi-evergreen, aromatic, root spreading, half-shrub distributed throughout much of the Rocky Mountains and western plains states from low to high elevations. Grows on coarse to medium-textured, well drained, dry and often thin, rocky or gravelly soils. Weak tolerance to acid, salt and alkali. Tolerant to both full-sun or partial-shade. Cold-tolerant. Usually poor to fair palatability for livestock and fair to good for wildlife. Provides good habitat for many species of wildlife. Used for disturbed site restoration and for native landscaping. Minimum precip. is 7 – 12 inches. Plant fall or spring on top of rough surface to 1/16 inch deep. 4,500,000 seeds/lb.