sand sage


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Noun1.sand sage - silver-haired shrub of central and southern United States and Mexico; a troublesome weed on rangelands
genus Artemisia - usually aromatic shrubs or herbs of north temperate regions and South Africa and western South America: wormwood; sagebrush; mugwort; tarragon
sage brush, sagebrush - any of several North American composite subshrubs of the genera Artemis or Seriphidium
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Lesser prairie chickens require habitats with sandy soils that support shinnery oak (Quercus harvardii)bluestem (Andropogon sp.) and sand sage (Artemisia filifolia)bluestem communities in the plains of southeastern Colorado, southwestern Kansas, western Oklahoma, western Texas, the Texas panhandle, and eastern New Mexico.
Endowed with sandy soils derived from the nearby North Canadian River, the range is host to native plants--mostly sand sage (Artemisia filifolia) and grasses such as sand bluestem (Andropogon hallii), little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium), sand dropseed (Sporobolus cryptandrus), and blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis).
The flood plain of the Brazos River is sparsely vegetated, but it provides terraces and deep sands that support yucca (Yucca spp.) and sand sage (Artimesia sp.).