Definition of Rabbit bush

1. Noun. Pleasantly aromatic shrub having erect slender flexible hairy branches and dense clusters of small yellow flowers covering vast areas of western alkali plains and affording a retreat for jackrabbits; source of a yellow dye used by the Navajo.

Exact synonyms: Chrysothamnus Nauseosus, Rabbit Brush
Group relationships: Chrysothamnus, Genus Chrysothamnus
Generic synonyms: Goldenbush

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rabbit Bush

rabbis
rabbit
rabbit's-foot fern
rabbit's foot
rabbit-eared
rabbit-eared bandicoot
rabbit-eye blueberry
rabbit-foot
rabbit-proof
rabbit-weed
rabbit bandicoot
rabbit board
rabbit boards
rabbit brush
rabbit burrow
rabbit bush (current term)
rabbit ear
rabbit ear mite
rabbit ear mites
rabbit ears
rabbit fever
rabbit fibroma
rabbit fibroma virus
rabbit food
rabbit foot
rabbit haemorrhagic disease
rabbit hole
rabbit holes
rabbit hutch
rabbit moth

Literary usage of Rabbit bush

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1915)
"rabbit bush (Chrysothamnus spp.) and pingue (Hymenoxys floribunda) are abundant, growing usually in pure stands ... Snakeweed and rabbit bush are worthless, ..."

2. Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah by Howard Stansbury (1852)
"The only vegetation, to-day, has been a little dwarf artemisia, grease-bush, rabbit- bush, salt-grass in the narrow strips of bottom-land, and an occasional ..."

3. Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah by Howard Stansbury (1852)
"The only vegetation, to-day, has been a little dwarf artemisia, grease-bush, rabbit- bush, salt-grass in the narrow strips of bottom-land, and an occasional ..."

4. Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah by Howard Stansbury (1852)
"The only vegetation, to-day, has been a little dwarf artemisia, grease-bush, rabbit- bush, salt-grass in the narrow strips of bottom-land, and an occasional ..."

5. The Nature and Properties of Soils: A College Text of Edaphology by Thomas Lyttleton Lyon, Harry Oliver Buckman (1922)
"... Salt-grass Bushy samphire Salt-bush Spike-weed Cressa rabbit bush Sage-brush, which is so often associated in popular literature with alkali, ..."

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