1. Baccharis

noun. shrubs of western hemisphere often having honey-scented flowers followed by silky thistlelike heads of tiny fruits; often used for erosion control.


  • family Asteraceae
  • Baccharis pilularis
  • Baccharis viminea
  • consumption weed
  • Baccharis halimifolia
  • Asteraceae
  • coyote bush
  • coyote brush
  • Compositae
  • aster family
  • asterid dicot genus
  • genus Baccharis
  • kidney wort
  • family Compositae
  • mule fat
  • cotton-seed tree
  • groundsel tree
  • groundsel bush

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Example sentences of the word baccharis

1. Noun, singular or mass
Its botanical name is Baccharis sarothroides, and it is also known by the names broom baccharis.