creosote bush(redirected from creosote bushes)
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Related to creosote bushes: Larrea tridentata
A resinous evergreen shrub (Larrea tridentata), having yellow flowers and aromatic foliage, native to the deserts of the southwest United States and Mexico.
(Plants) a shrub, Larrea (or Covillea) tridentata of the western US and Mexico, that has resinous leaves with an odour resembling creosote, and can live for many thousands of years: family Zygophyllaceae. Also called: greasewood
a shrub, Larreatridentata, of the caltrop family, native to arid regions of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, having yellow flowers and resinous foliage.
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|Noun||1.||creosote bush - desert shrub of southwestern United States and New Mexico having persistent resinous aromatic foliage and small yellow flowers|
Sonora gum - acidulous gum resin of the creosote bush