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rabbitbrush

(ˈræbɪtˌbrʌʃ)
n
(Plants) any shrub of the genus Chrysothamnus, native to arid regions of N America, identified by its (usually) yellow flowers that bloom in late summer
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For any conifers growing in your garden, dress them up with seed heads of ornamental onion and sprays of everlasting flowers, such as baby's breath, eriogo-num, fernbush, rabbitbrush, and statice.
Vegetation is primarily sagebrush steppe and alkaline-tolerant shrubs dominated by sagebrush (Artemisia spp.) and shadscale (Atriplex confertifolia) with intermixed yellow rabbitbrush (Chrothamnus viscidiflorus), horsebrush (Tetradymia spp.), and slender buckwheat (Eriogonum microthecum).
Shrub-steppe lands typically consisted of a mixture of native plants such as sagebrush Artemisia tridentata, bitterbrush Purshia tridentata, green rabbitbrush Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus, and bunch grasses, and to varying extents exotic invasive species such as cheat grass Bromus tectorum, tumble mustard Sisymbrium altissimum and Russian thistle Salsola kali.
As you drive for hours along highways 20, 50, and 305, you see nothing but fenced-in rabbitbrush, sagebrush and invasive weeds, supporting only sage rats and about every 20 miles, a cow.
The flat (100 to 200 m elevation) lake basin is dominated by shrubsteppe including Big Sagebrush, rabbitbrush (Chrysothamnus spp.), Western Needle-and-Thread (Stipa comata), and introduced Cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum; Clarke and Bryce 1997).
Tenders are invited for provide for rabbitbrush removal through the efforts of mowing and applying herbicide in one treatment.
canescens), rabbitbrush (Ericameria nauseosa), big sagebrush (Artemesia tridentata), and greasewood (Sarcobatus vermiculatus).
Dominant shrubs were fourwing saltbush, rubber rabbitbrush, Ericameria nauseosa (Asteraceae), mesquite, Prosopis juliflora (Fabaceae), and little-leaf sumac, Rhus microphylla (Anacardiaceae).
Early shrub cover was mostly rabbitbrush species, which are avid sprouters and capable of rapid recovery following fire (Sugihara et al.
Prominent understory shrubs include mountain whitethorn (Ceanothus cordulatus), greenleaf manzanita (Arctostaphylos patula), rubber rabbitbrush (Ericameria nauseosa) and big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata).
1997) (noting that dense stands of rabbitbrush "may indicate poor
A desert shrub, rubber rabbitbrush (Chrysothammis nauseous), was also investigated in the WWII Emergency Rubber Project, but like guayule, interest waned after 1945.