Larrea tridentata

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Synonyms for Larrea tridentata

desert shrub of southwestern United States and New Mexico having persistent resinous aromatic foliage and small yellow flowers

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Littleleaf sumac Rhus microphylla Engelm An Soap-tree yucca Yucca elata Engelm Ag Creosote-bush Larrea tridentata Zy (DC.) Cov.
Larrea tridentata (Creosote bush), an abundant plant of Mexican and US-American deserts and its metabolite nordihydroguaiaretic acid.
Larrea tridentata and olive leaf are two key herbs with antiviral activity.
Las especies que estan presentes en mas del 50% del area de estudio fueron: Larrea tridentata y Prosopis glandulosa.
-- This study examined the avifauna of a creosote bush (Larrea tridentata) community in the municipality of Garcia, Nuevo Leon, during the summers of 1995 and 1996.
The varied geology of the Chihuahuan Desert supports a mosaic of vegetation communities, ranging from desert shrubs such as creosote (Larrea tridentata) and tarbush (Flourencia cernia) at lower elevations to conifer woodlands at higher elevations.
We studied tolerance to phenolic resin from creosote bush (Larrea tridentata) in two populations of desert woodrats as a first step in understanding phenotypic habituation and genetic adaptation of this species to creosote resin.
Effects of Bromus and Schismus were evaluated separately in the microhabitat where each was most abundant, beneath the north side of creosote bushes (Larrea tridentata) for Bromus and in the open interspace between shrubs for Schismus.
Our first hypothesis is that the two major shrub species in the Jornada Basin, creosotebush (Larrea tridentata) and mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa), have different growth phenologies, rooting patterns, and physiological responses to resource availability (primarily water).
Editorial Note: Chaparral is an herbal preparation derived by grinding the leaves of the creosote bush (Larrea tridentata ), an evergreen desert shrub.
The two biologists devised a system of interlocking, partially transparent growth boxes that allowed them to observe interactions between the roots of two desert shrubs: the common creosote bush Larrea tridentata and the so-called burro weed Ambrosia dumosa.