Definition of Sand sage

1. Noun. Silver-haired shrub of central and southern United States and Mexico; a troublesome weed on rangelands.

Exact synonyms: Artemisia Filifolia, Silvery Wormwood
Group relationships: Genus Artemisia
Generic synonyms: Sage Brush, Sagebrush



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sand Sage

sand lance
sand launce
sand leek
sand lizard
sand martin
sand martins
sand mole
sand myrtle
sand olive
sand painting
sand phlox
sand rat
sand reed
sand sage (current term)
sand sedge
sand sedges
sand shark
sand snake
sand sole
sand spurry
sand stargazer
sand storm
sand storms
sand tiger
sand trap
sand traps
sand tumor
sand tumour

Literary usage of Sand sage

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

1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1911)
"The presence of a luxuriant growth of sand sage (PI. V, fig. 2) with short grasses forming a close mat between the bushes also indicates conditions which ..."

2. English Mechanic and World of Science: With which are Incorporated "the (1882)
"The stage road runs through an arid alkali desert, with nothing tt> see but sand, sage brush, and *' side-winders," ..."

3. The Biography of Elder James M. Neff: And His Writings by James Monroe Neff, Florence Neff (1913)
"The following day we drive through sand,—sand, sage brush and sunflowers,—as we approach the Cim- arron river. And what a river it is! ..."

4. Papers by W. J. H. Harris, Caleb Cushing, Charles Dewey Day, Elwood Evans, United States, Great Britain (1868)
"Sand, sage, and greasewood is about all.—(US Ev., pt. 1, p. 67.) Don't think the land would be worth anything for agricultural purposes.—(p. 67. ..."

5. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1911)
"The presence of a luxuriant growth of sand sage (PI. V, fig. 2) with short grasses forming a close mat between the bushes also indicates conditions which ..."

6. English Mechanic and World of Science: With which are Incorporated "the (1882)
"The stage road runs through an arid alkali desert, with nothing tt> see but sand, sage brush, and *' side-winders," ..."

7. The Biography of Elder James M. Neff: And His Writings by James Monroe Neff, Florence Neff (1913)
"The following day we drive through sand,—sand, sage brush and sunflowers,—as we approach the Cim- arron river. And what a river it is! ..."

8. Papers by W. J. H. Harris, Caleb Cushing, Charles Dewey Day, Elwood Evans, United States, Great Britain (1868)
"Sand, sage, and greasewood is about all.—(US Ev., pt. 1, p. 67.) Don't think the land would be worth anything for agricultural purposes.—(p. 67. ..."

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