Wildflowers - Broom Snakeweed

Broom Snakeweed, Turpentine-weed - Gutierrezia sarothrae

Broom Snakeweed, Turpentine-weed - Gutierrezia sarothrae

NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz

 
American Indians of the Southwest used the stems of Broom Snakeweed for sweeping, hence its name. Quail and kangaroo rats eat its seeds.

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