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Nevada State Flower:

Sagebrush flower - click to see all state flowers
Close-up of sagebrush flower - photo © Kim Bryant on Flickr.
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Sagebrush

Nevada designated sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) as the official state flower in 1917. Sagebrush bushes grow up to 12 feet (along rivers or other relatively wet areas - more typically it grows 3-6 feet in height) and produces small yellow and white flowers in the late summer or early fall.

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Sagebrush - public domain photo from The Best Links.com: Sagebrush. See All State Flowers & Plants - National Flower.

Sagebrush (also called big sagebrush, common sagebrush, blue sagebrush, or black sagebrush) is a coarse, hardy ,silvery gray-green bush that grows in the desert southwest of the United States. It has a strong pungent fragrance, especially when wet. Native American Indians used the leaves of sagebrush for medicine and sagebrush bark for weaving mats.

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Sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) Photo by J.S. Peterson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database. See All State Flowers & Plants.
Source:
State Symbols: Nevada First Lady Dawn Gibbons
Artemisia tridentata: Wikipedia.org
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