Definition of rabbitbrush in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrabɪtbrʌʃ/
(also rabbitbush /ˈrabɪtbuʃ/)


A North American shrub of the daisy family, which bears clusters of small yellow flowers.
  • Chrysothamnus nauseosus, family Compositae
Example sentences
  • Among the other species are broom groundsel, James' catseye, narrow-leaf gromwell, narrow-leaved penstemon, needle and thread, nodding buckwheat, rubber rabbitbrush, and yucca.
  • Beyond the point, 10 miles of trails skitter through the park's desertscape of sage, rabbitbrush, mountain mahogany, Utah juniper, and piñon, revealing vertigo-inducing views into deep-throated canyons.
  • Bitterbrush, sagebrush, and rabbitbrush predominate in a mosaic where patches of blackbrush and mormon tea are common.
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