Selected Plants of Navajo Rangelands

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Brushland habitat and a clump of greasewood

Greasewood grows 3 to 10 feet tall. It is an important winter browse plant for domestic sheep, cattle, and big game animals. It also gets some use during spring and summer months.

Flowers are green. Fruit are green while growing, turning reddish nearing the end of development, and tan when fully mature.

Fruit showing a reddish cast, indicating they are ripening
Dense, brushy growth habit
Twigs with dense foliage
Fruit in a fairly green stage, not yet ripe

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