Definition of Broom-weed

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

Exact synonyms: Broomweed, Gutierrezia Texana
Group relationships: Genus Gutierrezia, Gutierrezia
Generic synonyms: Matchbush, Matchweed



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Broom-weed

brookite
brookites
brooklet
brooklets
brooklike
brooklime
brooklimes
brookside
brooksides
brookweed
brookweeds
brool
brools
broom
broom-like
broom-weed (current term)
broom closet
broom corn
broom handle
broom palm
broom rape
broom sedge
broom snakeroot
broom snakeweed
broom tree
broom wagon
broomball
broomballer

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. ..."

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