broom snakeweed

variants: less commonly

broom snakeroot

Definition of broom snakeweed

  1. :  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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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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