Acceptable Soil Types:
Acceptable Soil conditions:AcidicAlkalineMetalSaltCaliche
Reproduction & Growth
Sagebrush seedlings require sufficient soil moisture to germinate and survive.
Best Suited for these Site conditions:ColdDisturbanceFireFloodingLow lightRiparian
Best Suited for these Management goals:Tortoise habitatDrought resilienceErosion controlForage productionPollinator habitatIncreased soil healthWeed managementWildlife habitat
Warning!enhances fire, toxic for some animals and tends to be weedy
NOTES:If seed stored in conditions with relative humidity above 30 percent, seeds lose vigor and germinability after two or three years.
Citations:Owens & Norton 1992, Groves & &erson 1981, Booth 2005, Burritt et al. 2014, Mahalovich & McArthur 2004