quail brush

quail-brush

[kweyl-bruhsh]
noun
a salt-tolerant, silvery gray shrub, Atriplex lentiformis breweri, of the amaranth family, native to southern California.

Origin:
1920–25, Americanism

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quail brush

noun
spiny shrub with silvery-scurfy foliage of alkaline plains of southwestern United States and Mexico [syn: quail bush
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