Definition of Broom-weed
1. Noun. Annual of southwestern United States having rigid woody branches with sticky foliage and yellow flowers.
Group relationships: Genus Gutierrezia, Gutierrezia
Generic synonyms: Matchbush, Matchweed
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Broom-weed
Literary usage of Broom-weed
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1. Timehri: The Journal of the Royal Agricultural and Commercial Society of edited by Everard Ferdinand Im Thurn, John Joseph Quelch, James Rodway (1889)
"We have already noticed the name broom- weed given to them from the use they are sometimes put to; one kind that spreads on the ground with a humble ..."
2. Catalogue of the British Colonies by Great Britain (1878)
"Broom Weed, white blossom. Bamboo paper stock. ... Fibre suitable for brushes. Bastard Cedar. Broom Weed, red blossom. Silk Grass,* Agane vivipara. ..."