Baccharis pilularis


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Noun1.Baccharis pilularis - 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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Baccharis pilularis invasion of northern California grassland is associated with herbivory on grassland species under the canopy of invading shrubs (Hobbs and Mooney 1986).
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Species of plant Common name Pteridium aquilinum Western bracken fern Picea engelmannii Blue spruce Toxicodendron diversilobum Poison oak Artemisia californica Coastal sagebrush Artemisia douglasiana Mugwort Baccharis pilularis Coyote brush Lonicera interrupts Chaparral honeysuckle Non-local Lonicera Honeysuckle Sambucus mexicana Blue elderberry Arctostaphylos Manzanita Quercus agrifolia Coast live oak Quercus douglasii Blue oak Ribes californicum Hillside gooseberry Salvia mellifera Black sage Ceanothus cuneatus Buckbrush Cercocarpus betuloides California mountain-mahogany Rosa californica California wild rose Rubus ursinus Pacific blackberry Galium porrigens Bedstraw
The coyote bush, for instance -- Baccharis pilularis -- is a hard sell for the average suburban nursery, and few stock it in their regular inventory.