Definition of Broomweed

1. Noun. Annual of southwestern United States having rigid woody branches with sticky foliage and yellow flowers.

Exact synonyms: Broom-weed, Gutierrezia Texana
Group relationships: Genus Gutierrezia, Gutierrezia
Generic synonyms: Matchbush, Matchweed



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Broomweed

broomie
broomier
broomies
broomiest
brooming
broomless
broomlike
broomrape
broomrape family
broomrapes
brooms
broomstaff
broomstaves
broomstick
broomsticks
broomweed (current term)
broomy
broons
broos
broose
brooses
bros
bros.
bros before hoes
bros before hos
brose
broses
brosey
brosy
brosy-faced

Literary usage of Broomweed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1912)
"2608; Gonzales. 2086; Kennedy. 2832. broomweed. ... On the stems and leaves' (much more abundantly on the stems) of the broomweed (Gutierrezia texana (DC. ..."

2. Weeds of the North Central States edited by Lloyd M. Wax, Richard S. Fawcett, Duane Isely (1999)
"BITTER SNEEZEWEED (Helenium amarum) p. 214 59. Heads less than i/2 inch (1.3 cm) wide; ray flowers not lobed. COMMON broomweed (Gutierrezia ..."

3. Ecosystem Disturbance and Wildlife Conservation in Western Grasslands: A edited by Deborah M. Finch (1998)
"... sand sagebrush (Artemisia filifolia), perennial broomweed (Gutierrezia sarothrae), yucca (Yucca spp.), and fourwing saltbush (Atriplex canescens). ..."

4. Ecology, Diversity and Sustainability of the Middle Rio Grande Basin edited by Deborah M. Finch, Joseph A. Tainter (1996)
"This action, combined with overgrazing, caused native plant species such as broomweed, cholla, prickly pear cactus, ..."

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