Black Greasewood

Sarcobatus vermiculatus

plant type:
shrub
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
warm
cool
cover:
Moderate

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Clay
Loam
Sand
Acceptable Soil conditions:
AlkalineSalt

Location

Min elevation:
2000
Max elevation:
8000
Counties: 
Apache
Coconino
Maricopa
Navajo
Pinal

Reproduction & Growth

Germination Overall: 
Low
Germination rate: 
Moderate
Germination Requirements: 
cold stratification
Reproduction: 
Moderate
Establishment: 
Low

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
ColdDisturbanceFire
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Drought resilienceErosion controlPollinator habitatWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Not commonly available