creosote bush

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

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For each section, the first and second most dominant shrubs or tree species were identified, which included varying combinations of palo verde, cottonwood, willow, mesquite, creosote bush, and saltcedar.
Larrea tridentata (Creosote bush), an abundant plant of Mexican and US-American deserts and its metabolite nordihydroguaiaretic acid.
Creosote Bush Biology and Chemistry of Larrea in New World Desserts, HutchinSon & Ross Inc., Dowden, Stroudsburg.
Actually, these plants, along with creosote bush, comprise more than 50% of the park's flora.
Perennial dune vegetation consists of creosote bush (Larrea tridentata), black seepweed (Suaeda nigrescens), and honey mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa) (Rzedowski 1978).
These shrub species were Shockley's goldenhead (Acamptopappus shockleyi), white bursage (Ambrosia dumosa), shadscale (Atriplex confertifolia), Nevada ephedra (Ephedra nevadensis), winterfat (Krascheninnikovia lanata), range ratany (Krameria erecta), and creosote bush (Larrea tridentata).
From a desert sea, to halophilic shrubs, to dunes, to creosote bush plains, to cactus deserts, to rich Sonoran foothills, to sky islands with temperate plants, all this incredible array of desert lands would become protected through the joint effort of two countries."
It uses an all-natural blend of soybean seed, ginger root and creosote bush extracts to prevent hair growth and make hair softer and less visible.
The interpretive signs along the trails describe various animal tracks to observe, denote special features such as an 800-year-old creosote bush and provide a historical perspective on how Native Americans used indigenous animals and vegetation to sustain life.
As the sun was setting, I found what we locals jokingly refer to as the New Mexico state flag, a Wal-Mart bag on a creosote bush, and gathered up my tin targets to haul back to town.
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.
All sites contained creosote bush scrub plant communities (Munz, 1968) dominated by winter annual plants.
There's a lavender bush which the Indians used as a deodorant, while the creosote bush is like the local chemist's shop - it can treat everything from head colds to bowel complaints!