yellow rabbitbrush

noun

Definition of yellow rabbitbrush

: a shrubby plant (Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus) of dry soils of western North America that has smooth or hairy stems and clusters of small yellow flowers and that is a valuable forage plant for livestock and wildlife

called also yellowbrush

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First Known Use of yellow rabbitbrush

1970, in the meaning defined above

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“Yellow rabbitbrush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yellow%20rabbitbrush. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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