matchbush
matchbush match"bush` n. any of several plants of the genus {Gutierrezia} having tiny matchlike flowerheads.

Syn: matchweed. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • matchbush — noun any of several plants of the genus Gutierrezia having tiny flower heads that resemble the heads of matches • Syn: ↑matchweed • Hypernyms: ↑subshrub, ↑suffrutex • Hyponyms: ↑little head snakeweed, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • broom snakeroot — noun low growing sticky subshrub of southwestern United States having narrow linear leaves on many slender branches and hundreds of tiny yellow flower heads • Syn: ↑rabbitweed, ↑rabbit weed, ↑snakeweed, ↑broom snakeweed, ↑turpentine weed,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • broom snakeweed — noun low growing sticky subshrub of southwestern United States having narrow linear leaves on many slender branches and hundreds of tiny yellow flower heads • Syn: ↑rabbitweed, ↑rabbit weed, ↑snakeweed, ↑broom snakeroot, ↑turpentine weed,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • broom-weed — noun annual of southwestern United States having rigid woody branches with sticky foliage and yellow flowers • Syn: ↑broomweed, ↑Gutierrezia texana • Hypernyms: ↑matchweed, ↑matchbush • Member Holonyms: ↑Gutierrezia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • broomweed — noun annual of southwestern United States having rigid woody branches with sticky foliage and yellow flowers • Syn: ↑broom weed, ↑Gutierrezia texana • Hypernyms: ↑matchweed, ↑matchbush • Member Holonyms: ↑Gutierrezia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Gutierrezia — noun sticky perennial herbs and subshrubs of western North America and warm South America • Syn: ↑Gutierrezia • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gutierrezia — noun sticky perennial herbs and subshrubs of western North America and warm South America • Syn: ↑genus Gutierrezia • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gutierrezia microcephala — noun similar to Gutierrezia sarothrae but with flower heads having fewer rays and disk flowers • Syn: ↑little head snakeweed • Hypernyms: ↑matchweed, ↑matchbush …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gutierrezia sarothrae — noun low growing sticky subshrub of southwestern United States having narrow linear leaves on many slender branches and hundreds of tiny yellow flower heads • Syn: ↑rabbitweed, ↑rabbit weed, ↑snakeweed, ↑broom snakeweed, ↑broom snakeroot,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gutierrezia texana — noun annual of southwestern United States having rigid woody branches with sticky foliage and yellow flowers • Syn: ↑broomweed, ↑broom weed • Hypernyms: ↑matchweed, ↑matchbush • Member Holonyms: ↑Gutierrezia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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