brittlebush

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noun brit·tle·bush \ˈbri-təl-ˌbu̇sh\

Definition of brittlebush

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

First Known Use of brittlebush

1903


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