coyote bush

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Noun1.coyote bush - widely spreading evergreen shrub of southwestern United States with flower heads in a leafy panicle
Baccharis, genus Baccharis - shrubs of western hemisphere often having honey-scented flowers followed by silky thistlelike heads of tiny fruits; often used for erosion control
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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The property supports a variety of habitats, including rare coastal terrace prairie, thriving oak woodlands, annual grassland, coyote bush scrub, arroyo willow riparian, sedge-dominated wetland, and redwood forest.
The coyote bush, for instance -- Baccharis pilularis -- is a hard sell for the average suburban nursery, and few stock it in their regular inventory.
The landfill was a very beautiful place," marveled Osha Neumann, a local civil rights attorney, "There was coyote bush, pampas grass, fennel, dense thickets full of birds.