Definition of rabbitbrush
: any of various shrubby composite plants (genera Chrysothamnus, Ericameria, and Lorandersonia) of western North America that have narrow leaves and clusters of small, typically yellow flowers, and that are tolerant of dry, poor, alkaline soils
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Turner pointed out a series of triangular wedges in a slope rising 1,000 feet above the road and covered with the stubble of yucca and rabbitbrush.
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