Artemisia frigida

Artemisia frigida


A low-growing sage with delicate white flowers that thrives in extremely dry areas.

Photo credit: Jim Pisarowicz, NPS

Fringed Sagewort Category:


Key Information:

Soil: Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Full Sun
Height: 4-16″
Color: Yellow-Green
Blooms: July – September

More Detail:

Suggested Uses: Fringed Sagewort is a low-growing, fragrant sage that grows well in poor gravelly and sandy soils.

Native Range: Native throughout the Great Plains and the Desert Southwest. Native to the western edge of Minnesota.

Pollinators: Wind-pollinated. Host plant for several species of butterflies and moths.

Leaves: Heavily divided leaves that are feathery in appearance. Have very fine hairs that give the plants a silvery appearance.

Flowers: Inconspicuous, tiny yellow flowers form on non-branching stems.

Indigenous names: Pȟežíȟota (Lakota, Dakota)

More Information: USDA PLANT profile

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs




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