Definition of Broom snakeweed
1. Noun. Low-growing sticky subshrub of southwestern United States having narrow linear leaves on many slender branches and hundreds of tiny yellow flower heads.
Group relationships: Genus Gutierrezia, Gutierrezia
Generic synonyms: Matchbush, Matchweed
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Literary usage of Broom snakeweed
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1. Ecology, Diversity and Sustainability of the Middle Rio Grande Basin edited by Deborah M. Finch, Joseph A. Tainter (1996)
"broom snakeweed (Gutierrezia sarothrae), and the dominant grasses include black grama (Bouteloua eriopoda), galleta (Hilaria ..."
2. The Future of Arid Grasslands: Identifying Issues, Seeking Solutions edited by Barbara Tellman (1999)
"Examples are burro-weed, broom snakeweed, and mariola. As is evident from their names, ranchers tend to call such plants "weeds" because their increase ..."