Brittlebush meaning

brĭt'l-bo͝osh'
Any of various shrubs of the genus Encelia of the composite family, especially E. farinosa, native to northern Mexico and the southwest United States and having grayish foliage and showy yellow flowers.
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A common desert shrub (Encelia farinosa) of the composite family, with brittle stems and bright-yellow ray flowers, found in the SW U.S. and NW Mexico.
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The desert shrub Encelia farinosa.
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Origin of brittlebush

  • brittle bush, from the frangibility of its stems.
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