Selected Plants of Navajo Rangelands
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.
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