broom snakeweed


variants or less commonly broom snakeroot
: a low-growing, composite, resinous shrub (Gutierrezia sarothrae) of dry soils of western North America that has narrow, linear leaves and heads of small, yellow flowers and may be toxic to livestock

called also broomweed, brownweed

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“Broom snakeweed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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