Sagebrush

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Artemisia tridentata ("Big Sagebrush")
Leaves and flowers of Artemisia tridentata

Sagebrush is a common name applied generally to several woody and herbaceous species of plants in the genus Artemisia. The best known sagebrush is the shrub Artemisia tridentata. Other common names for herbaceous plants in the genus Artemisia (which may each be applied to multiple species) include tarragon, mugwort, sagewort, and wormwood. Sagebrushes are native to the North American west and other parts of the world.

The following is an alphabetical list of different sagebrush plant's common names, along with their corresponding scientific name (Note: many sagebrush species are known by more than one common name, and some common names represent more than one species):

Wormwood Various plants of the genus Artemisia particularly Artemisia absinthium (grande wormwood or absinthe wormwood) Artemisia annua (sweet wormwood or annual wormwood) Artemisia herba-alba (white wormwood), the wormwood of the Bible Artemisia pontica (Roman wormwood) Artemisia vulgaris (common wormwood)

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