Definition of buckbrush

: any of various shrubby North American plants that furnish browse for sheep, deer, and other animals: such as
a : either of two plants of the genus Ceanothus (C. velutinus and C. sanguineus)
c : a low much-branched shrub (Purshia tridentata) of the Rocky mountain region
d : a shrub (Cornus femina) of eastern North America with white flowers and fruit

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“Buckbrush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buckbrush. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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