Sarcobatus vermiculatus
greasewood greasewood n. A low hardy much-branched spiny shrub ({Sarcobatus vermiculatus}) common in alkaline soils of Western America.

Syn: black greasewood, {Sarcobatus vermiculatus}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Sarcobatus vermiculatus — greasewood greasewood n. A low hardy much branched spiny shrub ({Sarcobatus vermiculatus}) common in alkaline soils of Western America. Syn: black greasewood, {Sarcobatus vermiculatus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sarcobatus vermiculatus — Grease Grease (gr[=e]s), n. [OE. grese, grece, F. graisse; akin to gras fat, greasy, fr. LL. grassus thick, fat, gross, L. crassus. Cf. {Crass}.] 1. Animal fat, as tallow or lard, especially when in a soft state; oily or unctuous matter of any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sarcobatus vermiculatus — Chico Chi co, n. 1. Var. of {Chica}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. The common greasewood of the western United States ({Sarcobatus vermiculatus}). [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 3. In the Philippines, the sapodilla or its fruit; also, the marmalade tree or its …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sarcobatus vermiculatus — ID 75287 Symbol Key SAVE4 Common Name greasewood Family Chenopodiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, ND, NE, NM, NV, OR, SD, TX, UT, WA, WY Growth Habit… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Sarcobatus vermiculatus — noun low hardy much branched spiny shrub common in alkaline soils of western America • Syn: ↑greasewood, ↑black greasewood • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Sarcobatus, ↑genus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr. — Symbol SAVE4 Common Name greasewood Botanical Family Chenopodiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr. var. baileyi (Coville) Jeps. — Symbol SAVE4 Synonym Symbol SAVEB Botanical Family Chenopodiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr. var. baileyi (Coville) Jeps. — Symbol SAVE4 Synonym Symbol SAVEB Botanical Family Chenopodiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr. — Symbol SAVE4 Common Name greasewood Botanical Family Chenopodiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr. var. baileyi (Coville) Jeps. — Symbol SAVE4 Synonym Symbol SAVEB Botanical Family Chenopodiaceae …   Scientific plant list

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