What is another word for sagebrush?

Pronunciation: [sˈe͡ɪd͡ʒbɹʌʃ] (IPA)

Sagebrush is a type of woody plant that is indigenous to the western United States. It is often used to describe the vegetation that grows in the arid regions of this part of the country. However, there are many different synonyms for sagebrush that can be used to describe this plant and the surrounding ecosystem. Some of these synonyms include chaparral, bush, scrub, and arroyo. Each of these words paints a slightly different picture of the landscape, but they all convey the idea of a harsh and unforgiving environment that requires a certain toughness to survive. Whether you are hiking through the sagebrush or simply admiring its beauty from afar, these synonyms capture the essence of the American west.

What are the hypernyms for Sagebrush?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Sagebrush

The bunch-grass slopes, with occasional sagebrush scattered among the grass, are not to be always set apart for such common use as at present.
"Two Years in Oregon"
Wallis Nash
His mind was going over the days since first he saw her, toiling to gather enough sagebrush to cook a drop of tea for her father, and striving to conceal from him that she, herself, was taking none, and barely tasting her hard biscuit that there might be enough to keep life in her parents.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
His food in winter consists of leaves and buds of the sagebrush; and when killed in the early spring his meat is too strongly impregnated with the rather acrid and unpalatable flavor of the sage, to be relished; but if bagged in the fall, after a summer's feeding on insects, seeds and grain, his flesh is savory and delicious.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs"
Orange Jacobs

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