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rabbitbrush Syllabification: rab·bit·brush
Pronunciation: /ˈrabitˌbrəSH/
(also rabbitbush-ˌbo͝oSH)

Definition of rabbitbrush in English:


A shrub of the daisy family that bears clusters of pungent small yellow flowers, native to North America, especially the western US.
  • 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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