from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An evergreen shrub of the genus Purshia, especially P. tridentata of western North America, having bitter-tasting leaves with fuzzy undersides that are nutritious for deer, elk, and antelope.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any member of the genus Purshia of flowering shrubs, native to western North America.


bitter +‎ brush (Wiktionary)



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