Common Sagebrush:  Asteraceae  Artemisia  tridentata
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August 29, 2004  - Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah  - ©Nicky Davis

2-8 Feet tall with 1/2 to 1 1/2 inch long leaves that are narrow and are 3-toothed at the tip which is the main way to identify. 
Foliage is silvery, hairy and aromatic and has flowers in terminal clusters.  The trunk is twisted and many-branched.

Host plant for the Sagebrush Checkerspot Butterfly caterpillar.

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