Definition of Prairie sage

1. Noun. Perennial cottony-white herb of southwestern United States.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prairie Sage

prairie golden aster
prairie gourd
prairie gourd vine
prairie grouse
prairie lotus
prairie mallow
prairie marmot
prairie mimosa
prairie orchid
prairie rattler
prairie rattlesnake
prairie rocket
prairie sage (current term)
prairie sagewort
prairie schooner
prairie schooners
prairie smoke
prairie soil
prairie star
prairie sunflower
prairie trefoil
prairie trillium
prairie vole
prairie wagon
prairie wake-robin
prairie white-fringed orchid
prairie white-fringed orchis

Literary usage of Prairie sage

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

1. Chambers's Edinburgh Journal by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1846)
"The artemisia, or prairie sage, glitters like silver as the southern breeze turns up its leaves to the sun. All these plants have their insect inhabitants, ..."

2. The Daring Adventures of Kit Carson and Fremont, Among Buffaloes, Grizzlies by John Charles Frémont (1888)
"The artemisia, absinthe, or prairie sage, as it is variously called, is increasing in size, and glittering like silver, as the southern breeze turns up its ..."

3. Thoughts on the Future Civil Policy of America by John William Draper (1875)
"In every direction the leaves of the prairie sage shine like silver as the wind turns them up to the sun. The streams are fringed with cottonwood and groves ..."

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