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Noun1.Chrysothamnus - genus of low branching shrubs of western North AmericaChrysothamnus - genus of low branching shrubs of western North America
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
goldenbush - any of various much-branched yellow-flowered shrubs of the genus Chrysothamnus; western North America
Chrysothamnus nauseosus, rabbit brush, rabbit bush - pleasantly aromatic shrub having erect slender flexible hairy branches and dense clusters of small yellow flowers covering vast areas of western alkali plains and affording a retreat for jackrabbits; source of a yellow dye used by the Navajo
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Two males and 21 females were collected from Chrysothamnus and Artemisia in Redmond, Deschutes County, Oregon (AMNH).
The phylogenetic method in taxonomy: The North American species of Artemisia, Chrysothamnus, and Atriplex.
Another impact of periodic droughts is the small number of shrubs present in this environment, which includes Atriplex canesens (saltbush), Chrysothamnus nauseosus (rabbit bush), Opuntia polyanthemos (plains prickly pear cactus) , and Yucca glauca (soapweed yucca).