sagebrush buttercup

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Noun1.sagebrush buttercup - small early-flowering buttercup with shiny yellow flowers of western North America
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
genus Ranunculus, Ranunculus - annual, biennial or perennial herbs: buttercup; crowfoot
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And to imagine that this cow lasted eighteen winters: arthritic, necrotic; it goes beyond the scope of intellectual measure, life in the raw dead wet of eight-foot snow drifts, to lick young clean of amniotic fluid, eat the sack, nose a bleached scapula as sagebrush buttercups bristle the riverbank, dip into the river, take a drink.