artemisia tridentata

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Common desert shrub, yellow flowers, woolly, gray-green leaves. If you’ve ever eaten just one leaf right off the bush, you know how much medicinal power this plant has. A very versatile powerful plant used for all kinds of conditions, both minor and major. A very powerful antiseptic for viruses, bacteria fungus. Used for reversing gray hair and balding spots by making a really strong tea (couple of hours on stove) mixed with black tea and rosemary (rub into head daily). It’s stimulating action encourages hair to regrow if the roots have not been destroyed. If young sage leaves are boiled down to a resin, (until all that’s left is a black goo) they form “black salve” which is applied to skin tumors to remove cancers. Astringent and expectorant qualities great for respiratory infections like bronchitis, sinusitis, colds, fevers, pneumonia, and immune system weakness. Very bitter plant, which makes it great for the liver, creating bile, gallstones, digestive enzymes, heartburn, stomach, colic, colitis, flatulence, worms, menstrual cramps, even infertility. For insect bite or itching, take some leaves and mulch in mouth with saliva and place on itchy spot. Powerful antioxidants help delay the aging process. Sagebrush is not related to common kitchen sage, but has similar qualities. High in concentrated turpenoids and other strong compounds that make it toxic to the liver if consumed for more than a week or two at a time. Simply chewing on on one tiny leaf is enough to activate the liver and stomach to produce digestive juices and power because of the bitter taste. Some tea now and then is ok, but it’s quite nasty and bitter.
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Differences in the distributions of distances between fine roots measured for Agropyron desertorum, Pseudoroegneria spicata, and Artemisia tridentata had almost no effect on relative nutrient uptake for either P or N[[O.
Geostatistical analysis of resource islands under Artemisia tridentata in the shrub-steppe.
Shading reduces exploitation of soil nitrate and phosphate by Agropyron desertorum and Artemisia tridentata from soils with patchy and uniform nutrient distributions.
This concept is supported by Friese and Allen (1993), who found up to 4 m of lateral root growth of Artemisia tridentata toward P.
The geographic distributions of Artemisia tridentata, P.
Artemisia tridentata Pinus monophylla Altered Unaltered Unaltered andesite andesite andesite Adult Seedling Adult Adult 20 0 0 4200 30 0 0 2300 20 50 0 5600 860 450 0 1400 100 200 0 3650[section] 313 [+ or -] 169 483 [+ or -] 350 0 3791 [+ or -] 699
1987) found little change in the distribution of soil nutrients 14 yr after the elimination of Artemisia tridentata from a desert in Wyoming.