Sagebrush meaning

sājbrŭsh
Any of several aromatic plants of the genus Artemisia of the composite family, especially A. tridentata, a shrub of arid regions of western North America, having silver-green leaves and large clusters of small white flower heads.
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An area dominated by sagebrush.
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Any of a number of plants (genus Artemisia) of the composite family, common in the dry, alkaline areas of the W U.S.; esp., the big sagebrush (A. tridentata), with small, aromatic leaves and minute flower heads, important as a forage plant.
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Any of several North American aromatic shrubs or small trees, of the genus Artemisia, having silvery-grey, green leaves.
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Origin of sagebrush

  • sage +"Ž brush, from resemblance in odor and appearance to Salvia officinalis.

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