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Centrocercus urophasianus
Sage Sage, n. [OE. sauge, F. sauge, L. salvia, from salvus saved, in allusion to its reputed healing virtues. See Safe.] (Bot.) (a) A suffruticose labiate plant (Salvia officinalis) with grayish green foliage, much used in flavoring meats, etc. The name is often extended to the whole genus, of which many species are cultivated for ornament, as the scarlet sage, and Mexican red and blue sage. (b) The sagebrush. Meadow sage (Bot.), a blue-flowered species of Salvia (S. pratensis) growing in meadows in Europe. Sage cheese, cheese flavored with sage, and colored green by the juice of leaves of spinach and other plants which are added to the milk. Sage cock (Zo["o]l.), the male of the sage grouse; in a more general sense, the specific name of the sage grouse. Sage green, of a dull grayish green color, like the leaves of garden sage. Sage grouse (Zo["o]l.), a very large American grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus), native of the dry sagebrush plains of Western North America. Called also cock of the plains. The male is called sage cock, and the female sage hen. Sage hare, or Sage rabbit (Zo["o]l.), a species of hare (Lepus Nuttalli, or artemisia) which inhabits the arid regions of Western North America and lives among sagebrush. By recent writers it is considered to be merely a variety of the common cottontail, or wood rabbit. Sage hen (Zo["o]l.), the female of the sage grouse. Sage sparrow (Zo["o]l.), a small sparrow (Amphispiza Belli, var. Nevadensis) which inhabits the dry plains of the Rocky Mountain region, living among sagebrush. Sage thrasher (Zo["o]l.), a singing bird (Oroscoptes montanus) which inhabits the sagebrush plains of Western North America. Sage willow (Bot.), a species of willow (Salix tristis) forming a low bush with nearly sessile grayish green leaves.

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- The sage-grouse are the two species in the bird genus Centrocercus, C. minimus and Centrocercus urophasi****. They are distributed throughout large portions...
- The greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasi****), also known as the sagehen, is the largest grouse (a type of bird) in North America. Its range is sagebrush...
- grouse, Bonasa umbellus Centrocercus – sage grouse Greater sage-grouse, Centrocercus urophasi**** Gunnison grouse, Centrocercus minimus Tympanuchus – prairie...
- (Centrocercus minimus) is a species of grouse endemic to the United States. It is similar to the closely related greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasi****)...
- capercaillie Tetrastes Hazel grouse Chinese grouse Bonasa Ruffed grouse Centrocercus Greater sage-grouse Gunnison grouse Tympanuchus Sharp-tailed grouse Columbian...
- 1819 (ruffed grouse) Tetrastes Keyserling & Blasius 1840 (hazel grouse) Centrocercus Swainson 1832 (sage-grouse) Dendragapus Elliot 1864 (blue grouse) Tympanuchus...
- capercaillie Tetrastes Hazel grouse Chinese grouse Bonasa Ruffed grouse Centrocercus Greater sage-grouse Gunnison grouse Tympanuchus Sharp-tailed grouse Columbian...
- conservation concern due to contracting natural habitats (for example, Centrocercus urophasi****, Vulpes macrotis, Dipodomys ordii, and Phrynosoma platyrhinos)...
- for declining flora and fauna species, such as greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasi****) and pygmy rabbit (Brachylagus idahoensis). Sagebrush steppe...
- capercaillie Tetrastes Hazel grouse Chinese grouse Bonasa Ruffed grouse Centrocercus Greater sage-grouse Gunnison grouse Tympanuchus Sharp-tailed grouse Columbian...
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