arid

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plant having heads of fragrant white trumpet-shaped flowers; grows in sandy arid regions Abronia elliptica , snowball , sweet sand verbena
mixture of soluble salts found in arid soils and some bodies of water; detrimental to agriculture alkali
soils, mineral salts in arid alkali
large dark wingless cricket-like katydid of arid parts of western United States Anabrus simplex , mormon cricket
aromatic shrub of arid regions of western North America having hoary leaves Artemisia tridentata , big sagebrush , blue sage , Seriphidium tridentatum
handsome low saltbush of arid southwestern United States and Mexico having blue-green prickly-edged leaves often used for Christmas decoration Atriplex hymenelytra , desert holly
perennial tropical American grass used as pasture grass in arid areas of the Gulf States Bahia grass , Paspalum notatum
small trees, shrubs, and herbs of warm arid and saline regions; often resinous; some poisonous: genera Zygophyllum, Tribulus, Guaiacum, Larrea bean-caper family , family Zygophyllaceae , Zygophyllaceae
any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines cactus
large harsh-voiced American wren of arid regions of the United States southwest and Mexico cactus wren
crust or layer of hard subsoil encrusted with calcium-carbonate occurring in arid or semiarid regions caliche , hardpan
viscid herb of arid or desert habitats of southwestern United States having pendulous yellow flowers California yellow bells , Emmanthe penduliflora , whispering bells , yellow bells
mariposa having loose clusters of one to three handsome lilac flowers resembling umbels atop stout erect stems; arid northwestern North America east of Cascade Mountains from southern British Columbia to northern California Calochortus macrocarpus , sagebrush mariposa tulip
herbivorous lizard that lives among rocks in the arid parts of southwestern United States and Mexico chuckwalla , Sauromalus obesus
arid region of southeastern California Colorado Desert
having irregularly cross-banded back; of arid foothills and canyons of southern Arizona and Mexico Crotalus tigris , tiger rattlesnake
arid land with little or no vegetation desert
arid land desert
small long-tailed lizard of arid areas of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico desert iguana , Dipsosaurus dorsalis
burrowing tortoise of the arid western United States and northern Mexico; may be reclassified as a member of genus Xerobates desert tortoise , Gopherus agassizii
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