Site 4 was dominated by invasive cheatgrass and tamarisk (Tamarix species), site 5 was dominated by rabbitbrush
and cheat grass, and site 6 vegetation was exclusively exotic goat's head and Russian thistle.
wyomingensis Beetle & Young), rabbitbrush
(Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus (Hook.) Nutt.), and antelope bitterbrush (Purshia tridentata (Pursh) DC.).
Ivy and I were puffing up a steep trail above yet another stream canyon when three bachelor bulls stood up, in one hugely fluid move, from the rabbitbrush
. The closest was but thirty feet away, the other two maybe twenty feet beyond him, all three facing me, their white foreheads big as platters, their breathing noisy, the smell of them a mix of chewed grass and steaming dung.
Perennials identified for potential establishment include coyote mints and other native herbs, yarrow, nettles, rabbitbrush
Distinguishing intrapopulational categories of plants by their insect faunas: galls on rabbitbrush
. Oecologia 105:221-229.
(introduced) Compositae Chaenactis Nectar douglasii (Hook.) Compositae Rabbitbrush
Chrysothamnus Nectar nauseous (Pall.) Compositae Rabbitbrush
Chrysothamnus Nectar viscidiflorus (Hook.) Compositae Canada Cirsium LFP Thistle arvense (L.) (introduced) Compositae Canada Cirsium Nectar Thistle arvense (L.) introduced Compositae Thistle Cirsium Nectar canovirens (Rydb.) Compositae Thistle Cirsium Nectar undulatum (Nutt.) Compositae Hapertip Crepis Nectar Hawksbeard accuminata Nutt.
Plant cover included species common to arid alpine environments, such as cheatgrass, sagebrush, and rabbitbrush
, atriplex, grease-wood and Russian thistle all qualify as forage.
Though the vineyards are located within a few kilometers of the Snake River, most slopes would support only native vegetation, such as sagebrush, rabbitbrush
, and bunch grasses, were it not for widespread irrigation from a large number of irrigation canals.
cusickii Vasey), Idaho fescue (Festuca idahoensis Elmer), yellow rabbitbrush
[Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus (Hook.) Nutt.], rubber rabbitbrush
[Ericameria nauseosa (Pallas ex Pursh) Nesom & Baird], phlox (Phlox sp.), needle and thread grass [Hesperostipa comata (Trin.
They mill on a rocky hillside of scattered rabbitbrush
and catclaw, in time ambling over the adjacent ridge.
Typical plants: Buffalograss lawns, Rabbitbrush
, Mexican Hat Coneflower
Comprised of short pinon pine and Utah juniper trees, this pygmy forest thrives along with sagebrush and rabbitbrush
, which blooms in the fall.
Shallow rills through the Laate Orchard and the Lalio cornfield were filled with fine woody material from rubber rabbitbrush
(Chyrsothamnus nauseosus) and broom snakeweed (Gutierrezia sarothrae).
curtipendula); 5% shrubs, mostly Louisiana sagebrush (Artemesia ludoviciana), milkvetch (Astragalus crassicarpus), and other sages (Artemesia sp.); 20% forbs, mostly skunkbrush sumac (Rhus trilobata), broom snakeweed, (Gutierrezia sarothrae), and rabbitbrush
(Chrysothamnus nauseosus); and 5% cacti, mostly soapweed (Yucca glauca) and plains prickly pear (Opuntia polycantha var.