quail brush

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Noun1.quail brush - spiny shrub with silvery-scurfy foliage of alkaline plains of southwestern United States and Mexico
saltbush - any of various shrubby plants of the genus Atriplex that thrive in dry alkaline soil
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The planned Quail Brush Energy Generation Project would be constructed as a peaking plant and needs an investment of about $150m.
It is assembled on a natural Quail Brush twig base.
Accordingly, the plant variety would include Santa Cruz Island buckwheat, Arrow Weed, Coastal Quail Brush and Cleveland sage, as well as Arroyo Willow, Coast Redwood and California Dogwood trees.