rabbitbrush
noun Date: circa 1890 any of several low branching composite shrubs (genus Chrysothamnus and especially C. nauseosus) of the alkali plains of western North America that are characterized by linear entire leaves and clusters of golden-yellow or white flowers

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rabbitbrush — /rab it brush /, n. any of several composite shrubs of the genus Chrysothamnus, of the western U.S. and Mexico, having whitish, hairy branches and yellow flowers. [1860 65; RABBIT + BRUSH2; so called because it provides shelter for jackrabbits] …   Useful english dictionary

  • rubber rabbitbrush — paprastoji auksarykštė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos kaučiukinis augalas (Chrysothamnus nauseosus), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Chrysothamnus nauseosus angl. rubber rabbitbrush šaltinis Valstybinės… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Douglas rabbitbrush — lipnioji auksarykštė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus angl. Douglas rabbitbrush; yellowbrush… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Ericameria nauseosa — Eriameria nauseosus in Oregon Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Chrysothamnus — nauseosus Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Ericameria — Taxobox name = Ericameria image width = 250px image caption = Ericameria nauseosa regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Astereae genus = Ericameria genus authority = Nutt.… …   Wikipedia

  • Chrysothamnus nauseosus — Taxobox name = Chrysothamnus nauseosus image caption = Chrysothamnus nauseosus in Oregon regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Astereae genus = Chrysothamnus species = C.… …   Wikipedia

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