sage brush


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Noun1.sage brush - any of several North American composite subshrubs of the genera Artemis or Seriphidiumsage brush - any of several North American composite subshrubs of the genera Artemis or Seriphidium
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
Artemisia filifolia, sand sage, silvery wormwood - silver-haired shrub of central and southern United States and Mexico; a troublesome weed on rangelands
Artemis spinescens, bud brush, bud sagebrush - a perennial that is valuable as sheep forage in the United States
Artemisia cana, gray sage, grey sage, Seriphidium canum, silver sage, silver sagebrush - low much-branched perennial of western United States having silvery leaves; an important browse and shelter plant
Artemisia tridentata, big sagebrush, Seriphidium tridentatum, blue sage - aromatic shrub of arid regions of western North America having hoary leaves
subshrub, suffrutex - low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
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The tick is found throughout the western United States and Canada, typically at 4,000-10,000 feet (1,219-3,048 meters) above sea level in grassy areas near sage brush (3).
We shared our breakfast table with two bearded Amish men on their way to San Francisco to sell their home-made quilts as we journeyed on across dusty windswept Nevada plains and sage brush lands, heading for the Sierra Nevada range.
We shared our breakfast table with two bearded Amish men on their way to San Francisco to sell their home-made quilts, as we journeyed on across dusty windswept Nevada plains and sage brush lands, heading for the Sierra Nevada range.
The donation to the Sage Brush Steppe Land Trust ended previous plans of converting the property into a subdivision, the Idaho State Journalreported.
This legislation builds on the success of habitat restoration projects to ensure sage brush landscapes are maintained for mule deer and other sage-dependent species for generations to come, said Heinrich.
He signed an order to foster cooperation on migrations, "working with ranchers to modify their fences, working with states to collaborate on sage brush restoration, or working with scientists to better understand migration routes," he said.
A 5-bedroom, 2.55-bath colonial on .5 acres at 17 Sage Brush Court fetched $560,000.
Biocrusts grow on the soil surface in between the native grasses and sage brush. These soil crusts reduce soil erosion and prevent the seeds of cheatgrass from getting into the soil.
But it is also her very loss that keeps her strong, that stiffens her spine and keeps her eyes open to every moment of beauty and kindness that she encounters as she walks through desert and sage brush, mountain passes filled with snow, streams and river beds, and farms and towns where people are welcoming but also threatening.
Of course, as a smart hunter you opted for the Realtree Xtra Green Kawasaki Mule, so it is not inconceivable that a few coyote stands can be made right out of the Mule parked in the sage brush. For night predator hunting, the four 12-volt outlets makes running electronic calls and spotlights easy.
Likewise for Western, there will be Sage Brush, Grass and Ground and Rock and Scrub.