matchweed

matchweed
noun
any of several plants of the genus Gutierrezia having tiny flower heads that resemble the heads of matches
Syn: ↑matchbush
Hypernyms: ↑subshrub, ↑suffrutex
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Gutierrezia, ↑genus Gutierrezia

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
Etymology: probably from match (III)
: any of various plants of the genus Gutierrezia

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