buckbrush

buckbrush

(ˈbʌkˌbrʌʃ)
n
a flowering American shrub, Andrachne phyllantoides, of the family Euphorbiaceae
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If you get a big rain, like we do in Mississippi about every week this time of year, the water rises into the willow thickets and buckbrush.
In 2000 we were standing in the Buckbrush at Button Willow watching wave after wave of ducks land in the hole around us.
On the other hand, 10 years after treatment, the native shrub buckbrush, an important deer browse, had almost disappeared from all fire plots, while it was more prevalent in the masticated plots than in the untreated plots (Wilkin et al.
Chubby" Andrews, a noted Memphis surgeon and friend of Buckingham, told me, "In Nash's youth, the whole lake was covered in buckbrush, and the holes, like the Teal Hole and the Handwerker Stand (made famous in one of Nash's earliest stories, "De Shootinest Gent' man") were true holes, some less than 20 yards across," Andrews said.
Buckbrush (Ceanothus cuneatus) was abundant on these sites, and common grasses included Lemmon's Needlegrass (Achnatherum lemmonii), Idaho Fescue (Festuca idahoensis), Medusa-head Rye (Taeniatherum caput-medusae), and Bulbous Bluegrass (Poa bulbosa).
Ungulate herbivory on buckbrush in an Arizona ponderosa pine forest.
On this property are areas of mature river-bottom timber, agriculture fields, thick clearcuts, buckbrush thickets and a lot of water.
Power, in Art of the Cherokee, identifies the replacement: "After removal, Cherokee women began using buckbrush as a basket-making material in Indian Territory, where the traditional rivercane was no longer readily available.
primary understory species included alligatorbark juniper (Juniperus deppeana), New Mexican locust (Robinia neomexicana), and buckbrush (Ceanothus fendleri).
Below us a sagebrush ridge fell away for a couple hundred yards, then rose through patchy aspens, buckbrush and sagebrush.
The seeds of a western shrub called buckbrush, found in a number of western parks, can remain dormant for hundreds of years and germinate only when they're subjected to the heat shock from a fire.