California sage

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Noun1.California sage - low ashy-grey California shrubCalifornia sage - low ashy-grey California shrub  
genus Artemisia - usually aromatic shrubs or herbs of north temperate regions and South Africa and western South America: wormwood; sagebrush; mugwort; tarragon
sage brush, sagebrush - any of several North American composite subshrubs of the genera Artemis or Seriphidium
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Keeley, USGS, Western Ecological Research Center, Sequoia-Kings Canyon Field Station, Three Rivers, CA 93271, USA, and Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA 9 "FIRE AS AN ECOSYSTEM PROCESS: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE" 12:30-1:20 LUNCH BREAK Friday, May 2, 2008 Location: LU Student Union 324 Session: Ecology and Conservation of California Sage Scrub Chair: Daren Sandquist, CSU Fullerton 10 1:20 EFFECTS OF N DEPOSITION ON RIVERSIDEAN SAGE SCRUB Edith B.
The project, which is expected to take about five years, began last summer and involves the reintroduction of native southern California plant species such as the California sage, toyon, laurel sumac, oak and walnut trees and coffeeberry.
Through oral history the reader enters Marin's world: "The fragrances of the Coastal Miwok world came from buckeye flowers, California bay leaves and bark, ground iris, California rose, angelica, marsh mint, wallflower, and sages such as pitcher sage, mugwort, and California sage brush.

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