Latin name: Artemisia tridentata Nutt. ssp. tridentata
Pronunciation: ar-tem-IS-ee-a try-den-TAY-ta
Common name: Basin sagebrush
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Habitat: Valleys, benches, sandy to coarse gravelly soils, 2500'-6000', sagebrush scrub, chaparral, yellow pine forest, pinyon/juniper woodland, west Transverse Range, Mojave National Preserve (Mid Hills)
Blooming period: August to October
Name derivations: 1) Artemisia 2) tridentata