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1. Any of several aromatic plants of the genus Artemisia of the composite family, especially A. tridentata, a shrub of arid regions of western North America, having silver-green leaves and large clusters of small white flower heads.
2. An area dominated by sagebrush.
(Plants) any of several aromatic plants of the genus Artemisia, esp A. tridentata, a shrub of W North America, having silver-green leaves and large clusters of small white flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
any of several sagelike, bushy composite plants of the genus Artemisia, esp. A. tridentata, having silvery wedge-shaped leaves with three teeth at the tip: common on the dry plains of the western U.S.
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|Noun||1.||sagebrush - 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