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Sponge Gall Midge

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One of the most common galls found on tall sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) is a spongy gall induced by the sponge gall midge (Rhopalomyia pomum).  Tall sagebrush, also commonly called Great Basin or big sagebrush, is found between 4,000 and 10,000 … Continue reading

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Sagebrush Comparison

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The main sagebrush on our property is tall or big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata). However, there is an area of silver sagebrush (Artemisia cana). As I read about the two different sagebrush species I became fascinated by the differences between these two … Continue reading

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