Baccharis halimifolia

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Noun1.Baccharis halimifolia - a shrub of salt marshes of eastern and south central North America and West IndiesBaccharis halimifolia - a shrub of salt marshes of eastern and south central North America and West Indies; fruit is surrounded with white plumelike hairy tufts
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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Argentine ants strongly affect some but not all common insects on Baccharis halimifolia. Environmental Entomology 35: 31-36.
Associated species in the region include yaupon (Ilex vomitoria Ait.), American beautyberry (Callicarpa americana L.), gum bumelia (Bumelia lanuginosa Michx.) and eastern baccharis (Baccharis halimifolia L.).
(29) Gene-expression study of extracts obtained from several plants for inflammatory markers revealed Baccharis halimifolia (Groundsel Bush), Croton capitatus (Goat Weed), Saururus cernuus (Lizard's Tail), and Persea borbonia (Red Bay) to have strong anti-inflammatory activity.
1), a 224.6-ha salty prairie marsh, dominated by Gulf cordgrass (Spartina spartinae), saltmeadow cordgrass (Spartina patens), and eastern baccharis (Baccharis halimifolia).
Feeding responses of adapted insects to the defensive properties of Baccharis halimifolia L.
Four woody species (Pinus taeda, Baccharis halimifolia, Iva frutescens and Morella spp.) were identified within 10 m of seed traps located along the woody transect on Metompkin Island (Table 1, Table 2).
Esto puede deberse a que las plantas aloctonas que los ocupan estan todas bien adaptadas a sus particulares condiciones ecologicas (salinidad, inundacion mareal, viento, etc.) ya que proceden de habitats similares en su lugar de origen (Baccharis halimifolia, Paspalum vaginatum, Stenotaphrum secundatum y Spartina patens).
In 1999, germination trials were conducted at the greenhouse on five rare native species for Luscar Ltd., including purple coneflower (Echinacea), bird's foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus), milkwort (Polygala verticillata), salt bush (Baccharis halimifolia) and whorled milkweed (Asclepias syriaca).
The highest banks are often covered with halophytic shrubby species, such as Baccharis halimifolia L.
Mark's National Wildlife Refuge, Lycium carolinense; Exema neglecta: Fla., Tampa, Baccharis halimifolia.