The biological name of this flower is Artemis tridentate.
The plant produces small flowers that are yellow in color.
The flowers have long, tubular petals.
The flower is native to the North American regions.
National Flower of Republic of Molossia
Sagebrush is the national flower of the Republic of Molossia.
The plant has a very pungent smell especially when it is wet. This smell is because there are many terpenoids and oils present in it. Along with that, camphor is also present in the plant. Combines with the bitter taste of the plant, this smell helps to keep herbivores at bay.
The plant is a shrub in nature and grows throughout the year. It loses some of its leaves in summer but retains the rest of them. The leaves are wedge-shaped and are about 3 cm long and 1 cm broad. The outer tip of the leaves has three lobes and hairs are present on the leaves.
The flowers are produced late in the fall season or in the summer season. They are small and yellow. They form clusters and are very loosely arranged on the plant. The flowers also have some hairs on them. The seeds from this plant are used to make flour.
Sagebrush Facts and Use
- The sagebrush plant also reproduces with the help of sprouts.
- These form on the rhizome. which is present under the soil surface.
- Along with that, the plant also reproduces through seeds and these seeds need moisture for germination.
Sagebrush Medicine Use
The plant is used to make cold medicine and is also used for the treatment of headaches. The leaves are also kept between the toes to remove the smell since it contains many chemicals.
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Sagebrush Flower Art
The flower is not used for ornamental purposes.