bitterbrush

bit·ter·brush

 (bĭt′ər-brŭsh′)
n.
A shrub (Pushia tridentata) of the rose family found in western North America, having bitter-tasting leaves and often browsed by deer, elk, and pronghorn.

bitterbrush

(ˈbɪtəˌbrʌʃ)
n
(Plants) a flowering plant of the genus Purshia, native to North America
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They found that horses avoid feeding on antelope bitterbrush (Purshia tridentata), a plant species highly used by wildlife, and 40-86% of their diet was composed of grasses, followed by forbs and shrubs in no more than 5%.
In the middle of this wild Eden, surrounded by twiggy clumps of bitterbrush, a mama grizzly bear--broad of forehead and tawny of coat--teaches two cubs to scavenge for meat.
Thus far we've seen a 90 percent success rate for planted sagebrush and bitterbrush, a remarkable response," Soper said.
If it's done right, you can actually manipulate the habitat in a way that removes undesirable shrubs like older sagebrush while leaving stands of more desirable shrubs like bitterbrush," says Busby.
and Antelope Bitterbrush (Purshia tridentate) (Chappell and others 2001; Natural Resources Conservation Service 2006).
Other common shrub species within these communities included common snowberry Symphoricarpos albus, western serviceberry Amelanchier alnifolia, bitterbrush Purshia tridentata, basin big sagebrush A.
antelope bitterbrush, Purshia tridentata; Sierra chinquapin, Castanopsis sempervirens) in the Carson Range of Nevada rely on a guild of seed-caching animals (at least four species of rodent and two species of bird) for dispersal.
rubroscutellatus use other woody plants as hosts, we sampled trees and shrubs near Apache plume sites, particularly those in the Rosaceae: antelope bitterbrush, Purshia tridentata (Pursh) DC; Stansbury cliffrose, P.
has been investigating the potential of native nitrogen-fixing plants such as silky lupine and antelope bitterbrush as vineyard cover crops.
Forty, and I find him, red-spittled, glass-eyed, his front legs folded under him, neck bent, antlers pitched in a bitterbrush.
Leaning against the table are waist-high burlap sacks containing sagebrush, ceanothus, and bitterbrush seeds.
vaseyana) and antelope bitterbrush (Purshia tridentata) dominate a mixed grass-shrub community at foothill elevations with southern exposure.