Antelope brittlebush

Purshia tridentata

plant type:
shrub
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
warm

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Loam
Sand
Gravel
Acceptable Soil conditions:
AcidicAlkalineSalt

Location

Min elevation:
2400
Max elevation:
9700
Counties: 
Apache
Coconino
Navajo

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
Moderate
Germination Requirements: 
cold stratification
Establishment: 
High

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
Cold
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Drought resilienceErosion controlForage productionPollinator habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Commonly available
Citations:
Springer et al. 2011