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.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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