brittle bush


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Noun1.brittle bush - fragrant rounded shrub of southwestern United States and adjacent Mexico having brittle stems and small crowded blue-green leaves and yellow flowers; produces a resin used in incense and varnish and in folk medicine
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
Encelia, genus Encelia - genus of shrubs of southwestern United States and Mexico: brittlebush
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dumosa), ratany, (Krameria parvifolia), Mojave yucca (Yucca schidigera), golden-head (Acamptopappus shockleyi), indigo bush (Psorothamnus fremontii), and brittle bush (Encelia virginensis).