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greasewood:

see goosefootgoosefoot,
common name for the genus Chenopodium, as well as for the goosefoot family, Chenopodiaceae, a family of widely distributed shrubs and herbs that includes the beet, spinach, and mangel-wurzel.
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greasewood

[′grēs‚wu̇d]
(botany)
Any plant of the genus Sarcobatus, especially S. vermiculatus, which is a low shrub that grows in alkali soils of the western United States.
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Dominant shrubs are greasewood and rabbitbrush, with lesser amounts of tree cholla and sandsage.
But with shade cover sparse on the desert floor among the greasewood and yucca plants, Ostrem assured me this was precisely the terrain where javelina preferred to hole-up during the high-noon heat of a typical West Texas day.
It was obvious that the scraggly haired young doctor, along with his precipitously pregnant wife, was genuinely welcome in Lower Greasewood because the people realized that Western medical treatment was beneficial.
greasewood, hediondilla, jarilla, larreastat) Germander Abnormal liver function or Banned in France and (Teucrium damage, often irreversible; Germany.
Chaparral (Larrea Abnormal liver function FDA warning to divaricata, creosote or damage, often consumers in bush, greasewood, irreversible; deaths December 1992.
Chaparral (Larrea Abnormal liver FDA warning to divaricata, creosote function or damage, consumers in December bush, greasewood, often irreversible; 1992.
and rabbitbrush (Chrysothamnus nauseosum), dry lowlands of alkali scrub that support greasewood (Sarcobatus vermiculatus) or saltgrass (Distichlis spicata), riparian areas along the Owens River composed of stands of cottonwood (Populus fremontii) and willow (Salix spp.
The moist saline depressions and the dry beds of rivers are often covered by the greasewood (Sarcobatus vermiculatus, Chenopodi-aceae), another shrubby chenopod that only grows 5 ft (1.
By, October mule deer are wearing winter blues--a brownish, silver-grey that in low light blends with sagebrush and greasewood like melted butter on buckwheats.
Soon we came upon some undisturbed chaparral, consisting mostly of California buckwheat, California sagebrush, greasewood, laurel sumac and sage.
She explained, "This greasewood pasture is where I take my sheep every morning, but now look at what you have done
The Partnership's producing and non-producing crude oil and natural gas reserves are located in Northern Michigan, the Los Angeles Basin in California, the Wind River and Big Horn Basins in central Wyoming, the Greasewood Field in eastern Wyoming, the Evanston and Green River Basins in southwestern Wyoming, the Sunniland Trend in Florida, and the New Albany Shale in Indiana and Kentucky.