Definition of Silver sage
1. Noun. Low much-branched perennial of western United States having silvery leaves; an important browse and shelter plant.
Generic synonyms: Sage Brush, Sagebrush
Group relationships: Genus Seriphidium, Seriphidium
Silver Sage Pictures
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Silver Sage Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Silver Sage
Literary usage of Silver sage
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson, William Robinson, F. L. S. (1906)
"... ATRIPLICIFOLIA (silver sage).—A beautiful silver-grey half-shrubby plant of the Sage order, with a pungent odour, growing 3 to 4 feet high, ..."
2. The Library of Benjamin Franklin by Edwin Wolf, Kevin J. Hayes (2006)
"8vo. assaying; gold; silver Sage to BF, 1780, saying that he had hoped to bring "cet exemplaire de l'art d'essayer L'or et Largent que je viens de publier ..."
3. Library of Southern Literature by John Calvin Metcalf (1909)
"... A few dried simples on a shelf Are all my song, and all my art. I sort them out on floor and sill; Fennel, and balm, and silver sage ..."