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Noun: brittlebush  'bri-t(u)l,bûsh
  1. Fragrant rounded shrub of southwestern United States and adjacent Mexico having brittle stems and small crowded blue-green leaves and yellow flowers; produces a resin used in incense and varnish and in folk medicine
    - brittle bush, incienso, Encelia farinosa

Derived forms: brittle bushes, brittlebushes

Type of: wild flower, wildflower

Part of: Encelia, genus Encelia

Encyclopedia: Brittlebush