Recent Examples of sagebrush from the Web
Millions of sage grouse, a chicken-sized bird that relies on sagebrush, once roamed the West, but development, livestock grazing and wildfires have reduced the bird’s population to fewer than 500,000.
Start the hike on the Flatiron Rock Trail, to the right of the trailhead, and follow the dusty path past juniper and sagebrush.
The metallic-looking, lightweight fabric was scattered, shredded across the gravel and sagebrush of the New Mexico desert.
The final, two-mile haul up the side of the mountain had its advantages - shorter sagebrush, for one - but the climb felt like an eternity to my tired legs.
The ground and most the sagebrush that the pygmy rabbits rely on were charred black.
At 6 a.m. on Tuesday the type 2 Rocky Mountain Area Incident Management Team Black assumed control of the fire, which is burning in sagebrush, pinyon juniper and cheat grass.
The grayscale canyon suddenly transformed into a rainbow of color: deep blue hues on the John Day River, dark reds of the canyon walls, a golden brown blanket of high desert steppe, and the otherworldly green of fresh spring sagebrush.
Set out from the parking area along a wide trail that cuts through sweet-smelling sagebrush.
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Definition of sagebrush for English Language Learners
: a small plant that has leaves with a strong smell and that grows in dry areas of the western U.S.
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