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).
Habitat was characterized by scattered shrubs including Chrysothamnus nauseosus (rabbitbrush), Sarcobatus vermiculatus (greasewood), and Gutierrezia sarothrae (snakeweed), and an assortment of weeds on the roadside and severely deteriorated grassland of the Ninemile Valley adjacent to road 804 (Walker et al.