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A herbaceous flowering plant exclusive of grasses and sedges, at least some of which (e.g., clover, milkweed, sunflowers) have nutritive and/or medicinal value.

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any herbaceous plant other than grass.

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native, nongrass, broadleaf, herbaceous range plants eaten by livestock. Responsible for a great deal of animal production in arid and semiarid regions. Includes saltbush, sage, shinoak.