: a genus of low branching shrubs (family Compositae) of the alkali plains of western North America comprising many of the rabbitbrushes and characterized by linear entire leaves and clusters of golden yellow flowers

Word History


New Latin, from chrys- + Greek thamnos shrub

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“Chrysothamnus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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