big sagebrush

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Noun1.big sagebrush - aromatic shrub of arid regions of western North America having hoary leavesbig sagebrush - aromatic shrub of arid regions of western North America having hoary leaves
sage brush, sagebrush - any of several North American composite subshrubs of the genera Artemis or Seriphidium
genus Seriphidium, Seriphidium - woody plants grown chiefly for their silver or grey and often aromatic foliage; formerly included in the genus Artemisia
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Rolling sagebrush steppe covers the majority of the OTR and is characterized Wyoming big sagebrush Artemisia tridentata wyomingensis at lower elevations, mountain big sagebrush A.
In the Clear Lake Hills, the vegetation is primarily mountain big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata ssp.
These community islands survive within a larger landscape dominated by big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) grassland communities.
The seed mixes are rather complicated and include the Wyoming big sagebrush, silver sagebrush and a variety of native grasses and forbs.
He sees a landscape covered in native mountain big sagebrush interspersed with native fescue grass--and the invasive leafy spurge.
Sagebrush communities occurred throughout the study area and were dominated by big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata).
Surrounding habitat was predominantly big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata), Utah juniper Uunipems osteosperma), and Gambel oak (Quercus gambelii).
It's invading the adjacent big sagebrush rangelands," reducing the rich diversity of native plant species that other wildlife depend on, from greater sage grouse to sagebrush voles.
The sagebrush scrub community contained mostly big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) with only a few scattered conifers.
Love], Wyoming big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata Nutt.
The purpose of this study was to investigate relationships between seed size and germination percentage, germination rate, time course of germination and seed viability in Wyoming big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata ssp.
One of the species' few known needs is big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata), a shrub used for both food and cover.