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  • Manzanita and scrub-oak, however, flourished and walled the road on either side with a jungle growth.

    Chapter IX

  • A jack-rabbit bounded from a bush under his horse's nose, leaped the stream, and vanished up the opposite hillside of scrub-oak.

    Chapter VIII

  • The droughty outwash, lacustrine and slope wash sands, sand buttes, and stream bottom and wetland soils support a PNV of jack pine/scrub-oak forests and barrens, along with sedge meadows and conifer swamps, which characterize this flat sandy lake plain.

    Ecoregions of Wisconsin (EPA)

  • I was resting on a rock when she crawled out of the scrub-oak bushes on her hands and knees not ten feet away from me.

    Aguilas Range

  • Prairies, fens, and marshes were common at the time of settlement, and scrub-oak forests grew on sandy ridges (Schwegman, 1973, p. 13-14).

    Ecoregions of Illinois (EPA)

  • Every morning at 9, Reagan rang a bell by the stables, summoning Nancy for their ride through the scrub-oak forests and meadows above the Pacific.

    A Reagan Shrine In The Sky

  • The potential natural vegetation includes scrub-oak, post-oak, and blackjack oak forests and glade areas, along with prairie in the basins and valleys.

    Ecoregions of Iowa and Missouri (EPA)

  • High mountain pine and scrub-oak forests dominate the region around here and small, barely subsistence level agricultural plots farmed by indigenous families.

    Adios San Cristobal de las Casas

  • He rested on the trunk of an incredible scrub-oak tree that had sunk roots into the last of the main split.

    Destiny's Road

  • Every fifty cubits or so, Justen had to guide the mare to the left or duck or push the yellow scrub-oak leaves and branches out of his face.

    The Order War

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