White Bur Sage

 

 

Ambrosia dumosa 

Asteraceae

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Form: Shrub
Seasonality: Perennial
Size: 2 ft tall by 3 ft wide

Flowers: Small yellow flowers, inconspicuous on branch ends
Fruit: Burr-like seed pod
Stems/Trunks: Branches appear white due to a thick coat of fuzz

Range/Origin: Mojave and Sonora Deserts

Hardiness: USDA Zones: 7-10, 5F

Comments: Low litter, No thorns, Allergenic

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Exposure: Full sun
  • Water: Little water when established
  • Soil: Sandy, well drained soils
  • Propagation: Seeds.
  • Maintenance: Minimal, Pruning as necessary

 

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