rabbitbrush


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rabbitbrush

(ˈræbɪtˌbrʌʃ)
n
(Plants) any shrub of the genus Chrysothamnus, native to arid regions of N America, identified by its (usually) yellow flowers that bloom in late summer
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As you drive for hours along highways 20, 50, and 305, you see nothing but fenced-in rabbitbrush, sagebrush and invasive weeds, supporting only sage rats and about every 20 miles, a cow.
The flat (100 to 200 m elevation) lake basin is dominated by shrubsteppe including Big Sagebrush, rabbitbrush (Chrysothamnus spp.
Tenders are invited for provide for rabbitbrush removal through the efforts of mowing and applying herbicide in one treatment.
Other common vegetation species in this ecoregion include rabbitbrush Chrysothamnus spp.
canescens), rabbitbrush (Ericameria nauseosa), big sagebrush (Artemesia tridentata), and greasewood (Sarcobatus vermiculatus).
Dominant shrubs were fourwing saltbush, rubber rabbitbrush, Ericameria nauseosa (Asteraceae), mesquite, Prosopis juliflora (Fabaceae), and little-leaf sumac, Rhus microphylla (Anacardiaceae).
Early shrub cover was mostly rabbitbrush species, which are avid sprouters and capable of rapid recovery following fire (Sugihara et al.
Prominent understory shrubs include mountain whitethorn (Ceanothus cordulatus), greenleaf manzanita (Arctostaphylos patula), rubber rabbitbrush (Ericameria nauseosa) and big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata).
1997) (noting that dense stands of rabbitbrush "may indicate poor
A desert shrub, rubber rabbitbrush (Chrysothammis nauseous), was also investigated in the WWII Emergency Rubber Project, but like guayule, interest waned after 1945.
Ivy and I were puffing up a steep trail above yet another stream canyon when three bachelor bulls stood up, in one hugely fluid move, from the rabbitbrush.
Perennials identified for potential establishment include coyote mints and other native herbs, yarrow, nettles, rabbitbrush and penstemon.