brittlebush


brit·tle·bush

noun \ˈbri-təl-ˌbsh\

Definition of BRITTLEBUSH

:  any of a genus (Encelia) of composite plants having brittle stems; especially :  a perennial desert shrub (E. farinosa) of the southwestern United States and adjacent Mexico with yellow flowers blooming above dense usually grayish-green foliage

First Known Use of BRITTLEBUSH

1903

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