HyperDic: matchbush

English > 1 sense of the word matchbush:
NOUNplantmatchbush, matchweedany of several plants of the genus Gutierrezia having tiny flower heads that resemble the heads of matches
English > matchbush: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of several plants of the genus Gutierrezia having tiny flower heads that resemble the heads of matches.
Synonymmatchweed
Member ofGutierrezia, genus Gutierreziasticky perennial herbs and subshrubs of western North America and warm South America
Narrowerbroomweed, broom-weed, Gutierrezia texanaannual of southwestern United States having rigid woody branches with sticky foliage and yellow flowers
little-head snakeweed, Gutierrezia microcephalaSimilar to Gutierrezia sarothrae but with flower heads having fewer rays and disk flowers
rabbitweed, rabbit-weed, snakeweed, broom snakeweed, broom snakeroot, turpentine weed, Gutierrezia sarothraelow-growing sticky subshrub of southwestern United States having narrow linear leaves on many slender branches and hundreds of tiny yellow flower heads
Broadersubshrub, suffrutexlow-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base

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