bur sage


Definition of bur sage

: a plant of the genus Franseria especially : a low spiny shrub (F. dumosa) having the leaves densely covered with whitish hairs and being widely distributed in desert regions of the southwestern U.S. and adjacent Mexico

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“Bur sage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bur%20sage. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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