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Common Name:
Basin Big Sage
Botanical Name:
Artemesia tridentata ssp. tridentata
Native Location:
A variety of habitats in their range, including washes, gravelly or sandy slopes, shrubland and woodland, often growing intermixed with other shrubs. Eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada and the deserts of California, east to Texas and south into Mexico.
Height: 13 Feet
Flower Season: Fall
Width Range: N/A
Flower Color: Cream/White/Yellow
Common Name:
Bitter Brush
Botanical Name:
Purshia tridentata
Native Location: 
Adapted to well-drained fertile or infertile shallow soils on benches, lower slopes and plains. Palatability is poor for cattle, fair for sheep and good for wildlife. Provides valuable cover for birds and small mammals. Blooms in the fall.
Height: 2-4 Feet
Flower Season: Fall
Width Range: N/A
Flower Color: None
Common Name:
Bluebunch Wheatgrass
Botanical Name:
Pseudoroegneria spicata
Native Location: 
It is a perennial shrub to parts of California, Nevada, Utah Arizona, and New Mexico in the U.S. and Sonora and Baja California in Northwest Mexico. It grows well in alkaline soil, both sandy or clay, usually in the company of creosote bush scrub and desert chaparral habitats, from 150–25,000 meters (490-8,200 ft) in elevation.
Height: 2-3 Feet
Flower Season: Spring
Width Range: 1.5 Feet
Flower Color: Orange
Common Name:
Buffaloberry
Botanical Name:
Shepherdia argentea
Native Location: 
Winterfat occurs in dry valley bottoms, on flat mesas, and on hillsides, at elevations between 2,400 and 9,300 feet. It is drought resistant and intolerant of flooding, excess water or acidic soils.
Height: 1-3 Feet
Flower Season: Fall
Width Range: N/A
Flower Color: White
Common Name:
Bush Seepweed
Botanical Name:
Sueda Nigra
Native Location: 
Native to much of western North America, from central Canada through the Western United States, Great Basin, the Mojave Desert in California and into northern Mexico. It grows in many types of habitat with saline and alkaline substrates, such as desert flats, playas and seeps. It is mostly an inland species but it is occasionally seen in coastal areas, such as estuaries.
Height: 3-5 ft
Flower Season: Spring
Width Range: 3 ft
Flower Color: Cream
Common Name:
Curleaf Mahogany
Botanical Name:
Cercocarpus ledifolius
Native Location: 
This plant is distributed across western North America where it grows on low mountains and slopes.  Supports many species of bird and butterfly life.
Height: 6 ft – 32 ft
Flower Season: Winter/Spring
Width Range: 5 – 10 ft
Flower Color: Yellow
Common Name:
Fourwing Saltbush
Botanical Name:
Atriplex canescens
Native Location: 
A species of evergreen shrub in the Amaranthaceae family that is native to the western United States. Fourwing saltbush has a highly variable form and readily hybridizes with several other species in the Atriplex genus. The degree of polyploidy also results in variations in form. Its height can vary from 1 foot to 10 feet, but 2 to 4 feet is most common. 
Height: 1-10 ft
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Width Range: 3-7 ft
Flower Color: Yellow/Green
Common Name:
Greasewood
Botanical Name:
Sarcobatus vermiculatus
Native Location: 
A native shrub that grows in northern, southern and central California. It is fast growing and long-lived. It grows in an irregular form to a height of 10 feet, with active growth during the summer. Flowers are green and bloom in the spring. Leaves are light green and deciduous. It tends to grow in alkaline soils, dry lakes and washes at elevations from 300-6900 feet.
Height: 6-10 ft
Width Range: 4-10 ft
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Green
Common Name:
Great Basin Wildrye
Botanical Name:
Leymus cinerius
Native Location: 
This is a perennial grass forming large, tough clumps up to 2 meters tall and sometimes exceeding one meter in diameter. It has a large, fibrous root system and sometimes small rhizomes. The flower cluster is an unbranched, cylindrical spike divided into up to 35 nodes with several flower spikelets per node.
Height: 3.5-7 ft
Width Range: N/A
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: Brown
Common Name:
Inland Saltgrass
Botanical Name:
Distichlis spicata 
Native Location: 
This grass is native to the Americas, where it is widespread. It can form dense, monotypic stands. It is an erect grass that occasionally approaches half a meter in height but is generally shorter. It spreads to occupy suitable areas. The solid, stiff stems have narrow leaves up to 10 centimeters in length that may be crusted with salt in saline environments, excreting salts from its tissues via salt glands.
Height: 1-1.5 ft
Flower Season: Summer
Width Range: N/A
Flower Color: Yellow
Common Name:
Mountain Big Sage
Botanical Name:
Artemesia tridentata ssp. vaseyana
Native Location: 
An aromatic shrub from the family Asteraceae that grows in arid and semi-arid conditions, throughout a range of cold desert, steppe and mountain habitats in the Intermountain West of North America.
Height: 5-10 ft
Flower Season: Fall/Winter
Width Range: 3-6 ft
Flower Color: Cream/White/Yellow
Common Name:
Serviceberry
Botanical Name:
Amelanchier alnifolia
Native Location: 
Beautiful shrub that grows primarily in northern California and the Sierra mountains. It tends to grow in well-drained open places and hillsides at elevations from 200-8500 feet. It is an important food source for birds and animals.
Height: 1.5-3 ft
Flower Season: Summer
Width Range: 1.5-2 ft
Flower Color: White
Common Name:
Slender Wheatgrass
Botanical Name:
Elymus trachycaulus
Native Location: 
A species of wild rye native to much of North America, where it grows in widely varied habitats from northern Canada to Mexico. It is variable in appearance, but generally bears a very narrow, linear flower cluster of spikelets appressed against the stem.
Height: 3-5 ft
Flower Season: Spring
Width Range: N/A
Flower Color: Yellow
Common Name:
Tall Wheatgrass
Botanical Name:
Thinopyrum ponticum
Native Location: 
Tall wheatgrass is one of the most saline or alkali tolerant cultivated grasses. Because of its late maturing characteristic, tall wheatgrass provides a long grazing period.
Height: 3-10 ft
Flower Season: Spring
Width Range: N/A
Flower Color: Yellow/Green
Common Name:
Thickspike Wheatgrass
Botanical Name:
Elymus lanceolatus ssp. 
Native Location: 
A perennial, low growing, rhizomatous grass that actively grows in summer and spring. The plant thrives under irrigation or in areas with 200-500 millimeters (8-20 inches) of annual precipitation.
Height: 2-4 ft
Flower Season: Summer
Width Range: N/A
Flower Color: Yellow/Green
Common Name:
Western Wheatgrass
Botanical Name:
Pascopyrum smithii
Native Location: 
A sod-forming rhizomatous perennial grass that is native that grows in grassland and prairie. It is good for grazing livestock. It is used for revegetation of disturbed and overgrazed habitat, and many cultivars have been developed to suit various conditions.
Height: 1-4 ft
Flower Season: Summer
Width Range: N/A
Flower Color: Brown
Common Name:
Wyoming Big Sage
Botanical Name:
Artemesia tridentata ssp. wyomingensis
Native Location: 
Big sagebrush plants provide many additional benefits to the plant community. The dense canopy protects understory herbaceous plants from grazing. Healthy sagebrush communities provide a multitiered ecosystem with high levels of biodiversity.
Height: 3-10 ft
Flower Season: Fall/Winter
Width Range: 2-8 ft
Flower Color: Yellow/Cream
White/Brown

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