Chrysothamnus


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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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2003) also reported disequilibrium between plant and soil water potentials in plants from the genera Chrysothamnus and Sarcobatus.
Other common vegetation species in this ecoregion include rabbitbrush Chrysothamnus spp.
sylvestrus (Dipsacaceae) with 14 species associations, Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus (Hook.
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.
Other genera of composites that contain many cold desert subshrubs include Mausolea (close to Artemisia), which occurs in the sands of central Asia; Ajania, from the stony deserts of central Asia; Chrysothamnus, of the deserts of North America; Haplopappus, of the deserts of North and South America; and Baccharis and Senecio, both in the deserts of South America.
The relationship between biomass and water-use efficiency (measured as carbon isotope ratio) has been explored in both well-watered and water-limited environments in a common garden study on the desert shrub Chrysothamnus nauseosus (Donovan and Ehleringer 1994).
Sampled plants included the following forage types and genera: shrubs (Artemisia, Chrysothamnus, Eriogonum, Krascheninnikovia, Salix, Sarcobatus); forbs (Alyssum, Atriplex, Phlox); grasses (Agropyron, Bromus, Oryzopsis, Poa); sedges-rushes (Carex); conifers (Juniperus); and lichens.
Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus) and open woodland (Juniperous osteosperma) at higher elevations.
Many other shrubs grow mixed in with the shadescale--the chenopods Atriplex spinescens and Sarcobatus baileyi, Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus (Asteraceae), and Ephedra nevadensis (Ephedraceae).