broomweed


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Noun1.broomweed - annual of southwestern United States having rigid woody branches with sticky foliage and yellow flowers
genus Gutierrezia, Gutierrezia - sticky perennial herbs and subshrubs of western North America and warm South America
matchbush, matchweed - any of several plants of the genus Gutierrezia having tiny flower heads that resemble the heads of matches
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Escobar, "Using satellite data to map false broomweed (Ericamera austrotexana) infestations on south Texas rangelands", in Weed Technol, vol.
common broomweed Amphiachyris dracunculoides, silver bluestem Bothriochloa saccharoides, sideoats grama Bouteloua curtipendula and buffalo grass Buchloe dactyloides (Gould 1978, Hatch & Pluhar 1993, Everitt et al.
In some grasslands of the central United States, overgrazing has led to the degradation of the landscape, elimination of grass species, and the invasion of weeds such as prickly pears, cactus, and broomweed.
That can't be said about a different ranch-devouring critter: false broomweed, nicknamed The Beast.
Other dominant forbs within quadrats at the grazed site were western ragweed (Ambrosia psilostachya), common broomweed (Gutierrezia dracunculoides), and hog potato (Hoffmannseggia glauca).
Frequency of occurrence of marshhay cordgrass (Spartina patens), annual broomweed (Amphiachyrus dracunculoides), Juncus, and yankeeweed (Eupatorium compositifolium) showed no difference (P > 0.