deer brush


Definition of deer brush

: any of several shrubby plants (as members of the genus Ceanothus) that are regularly browsed by deer especially : a rapid-growing much-branched semi-evergreen shrub (C. integerrimus) that grows in dry upland areas of the western and southwestern U.S. and is a staple browse for mule deer and an important honey plant

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“Deer brush.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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