Chrysothamnus nauseosus


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Noun1.Chrysothamnus nauseosus - 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 jackrabbitsChrysothamnus nauseosus - 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
Chrysothamnus, genus Chrysothamnus - genus of low branching shrubs of western North America
goldenbush - any of various much-branched yellow-flowered shrubs of the genus Chrysothamnus; western North America
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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).