Definition of rabbitbrush in English:



(also rabbitbush)
  • A shrub of the daisy family that bears clusters of pungent small yellow flowers, native to North America, especially the western US.

    Chrysothamnus nauseosus, family Compositae

    ‘Among the other species are broom groundsel, James' catseye, narrow-leaf gromwell, narrow-leaved penstemon, needle and thread, nodding buckwheat, rubber rabbitbrush, and yucca.’
    • ‘Beyond the point, 10 miles of trails skitter through the park's desertscape of sage, rabbitbrush, mountain mahogany, Utah juniper, and piñon, revealing vertigo-inducing views into deep-throated canyons.’
    • ‘Bitterbrush, sagebrush, and rabbitbrush predominate in a mosaic where patches of blackbrush and mormon tea are common.’



/ˈrabitˌbrəSH/ /ˈræbɪtˌbrəʃ/