Larrea tridentata

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Noun1.Larrea tridentata - desert shrub of southwestern United States and New Mexico having persistent resinous aromatic foliage and small yellow flowersLarrea tridentata - desert shrub of southwestern United States and New Mexico having persistent resinous aromatic foliage and small yellow flowers
genus Larrea, Larrea - xerophytic evergreen shrubs; South America to southwestern United States
Sonora gum - acidulous gum resin of the creosote bush
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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For instance, with increased level of nitrogen contents in creosotebush (Larrea tridentate) plants, the populations of sucking insect pests were found to increase, but the number of chewing insects turned down (Altieri and Nicholls, 2003).
Data was available from five desert ecosystem types: upland grasses; playa grasslands; and mesquite, creosotebush, and tarbush shrub lands.
Distribution and concentration of total phenolics, condensed tannins, and nordihydroguairaretic acid (NDGA) in creosotebush (Larrea tridentata).
Plants indicative of the desert scrub included creosotebush Larrea tridentata, ocotillo Fouquieria splendens and lechuguilla Agave lechuguilla (Henklein 2003).
Top-down impacts on creosotebush herbivores in a spatially and temporally complex environment.
The creosotebush community is next in heterogeneity and is dominated by shrubs of Larrea cuneifolia and high herbaceous cover.
Considering that the creosotebush represents a uniformly stable plant community, it would appear unlikely that this area would exhibit such an unusually high variation in its production of insects.
canescens), inkweed (Suaeda torreyana) and quail bush (Atriplex lentiformis), creosotebush (Larrea divaricata var.
Creosotebush vegetation after 50 years of lagomorph exclusion.