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the rabbit darted into the chaparral
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Some of the chaparral and native trees, including the famous scrub oaks, on the slopes above the Napa and Sonoma valleys actually depend on fire for reproduction.
It is believed to have formed naturally, with white sage growing in soil consisting of light gray granite and white quartz that contrasts with the surrounding chaparral and greasewood.
Continuing on, the trail dipped into the forest of spruce and chaparral.
Chaparrals coach Kevin Tyrrell played him in 46 of 55 games.
Near Big Bear, firefighters battled an 850-acre wildfire that erupted Monday afternoon and swiftly burned through grass and chaparral.
Two other buildings burned in San Luis Obispo County, where the fire is 65 percent contained after scorching 2 ½ -square miles of grass and 12-foot-high chaparral.
The blaze is burning in thick chaparral that has not seen a fire in more than 40 years.
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Origin and Etymology of chaparral
First Known Use: 1845See Words from the same year
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