Asteraceae Artemisia cana Pursh

Silver Sagebrush

Lakota - Food, Forage

Use documented by:
Rogers, Dilwyn J, 1980, Lakota Names and Traditional Uses of Native Plants by Sicangu (Brule) People in the Rosebud Area, South Dakota, St. Francis, SD. Rosebud Educational Scoiety, page 35

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Scientific name: Artemisia cana Pursh
USDA symbol: ARCAC5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Silver Sagebrush
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Lakota
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Forage
Notes: Best sage for winter browse by livestock and game.

RECRD: 4817 id: 5028