matchweed


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Related to matchweed: purslane, chickweed
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Noun1.matchweed - any of several plants of the genus Gutierrezia having tiny flower heads that resemble the heads of matchesmatchweed - any of several plants of the genus Gutierrezia having tiny flower heads that resemble the heads of matches
genus Gutierrezia, Gutierrezia - sticky perennial herbs and subshrubs of western North America and warm South America
Gutierrezia microcephala, little-head snakeweed - similar to Gutierrezia sarothrae but with flower heads having fewer rays and disk flowers
broom snakeroot, broom snakeweed, Gutierrezia sarothrae, rabbitweed, rabbit-weed, snakeweed, turpentine weed - low-growing sticky subshrub of southwestern United States having narrow linear leaves on many slender branches and hundreds of tiny yellow flower heads
broomweed, broom-weed, Gutierrezia texana - annual of southwestern United States having rigid woody branches with sticky foliage and yellow flowers
subshrub, suffrutex - low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base