Definition of Prairie sage
1. Noun. Perennial cottony-white herb of southwestern United States.
Generic synonyms: Mugwort
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prairie Sage
Literary usage of Prairie sage
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Chambers's Edinburgh Journal by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1846)
"The artemisia, or prairie sage, glitters like silver as the southern breeze turns up its leaves to the sun. All these plants have their insect inhabitants, ..."
2. The Daring Adventures of Kit Carson and Fremont, Among Buffaloes, Grizzlies by John Charles Frémont (1888)
"The artemisia, absinthe, or prairie sage, as it is variously called, is increasing in size, and glittering like silver, as the southern breeze turns up its ..."
3. Thoughts on the Future Civil Policy of America by John William Draper (1875)
"In every direction the leaves of the prairie sage shine like silver as the wind turns them up to the sun. The streams are fringed with cottonwood and groves ..."