The chief constituent of the low scrub which covers the northern part of the country is the grey gum acacia (hashob).
Dean considered his poking options as he used half a cake of soap to scrub away the stink of the mine.
Giant cacti and spiny scrub abound.
She bathed in the unisex shower room, grateful for the lukewarm water and the chance to scrub herself down and assess the damage.
The trees which form dense forest and scrub in southern Patagonia and in Fuegia are absent, and one of the largest plants on the islands is a gigantic woolly ragweed (Senecio candicans) which attains in some places a height of 3 to 4 ft..
It was named by Professor Collett in honour of its discoverer, who described it as living on the highest parts of the mountains, in the densest scrub and most inaccessible places.
Nearly allied is P. Banksiana, the grey or Labrador pine, sometimes called the scrub pine from its dwarfish habit; it is the most northerly representative of the genus in America, and is chiefly remarkable for its much recurved and twisted cones, about 2 in.
The forest extends, with great luxuriance, to an elevation of 12,000 ft., above which the sub-alpine region may be said to begin, in which rhododendron scrub often covers the ground up to 13,000 or 14,000 ft.
The scrub of West and South Australia in its ecological aspect resembles so completely the other sclerophyllous formations that a description of it must seem a repetition.
The mallee scrub appears like a forest of dried osier, growing so close that it is not always easy to ride through it.