catclaw catclaw

Definition(s):

  • (n) erect shrub with small if any spines having racemes of white to yellow flowers followed by curved pointed pods and black shiny seeds; West Indies and Florida

Usage(s):

  1. Wink's housewives watch warily for rattlesnakes slithering through the mesquite and catclaw bushes in their yards.
  2. Such worthless plant life as mesquite and catclaw absorbs 35% of the rainfall, and another 40% is lost to evaporation.

News

  1. World around you

    Pink pompoms on the prairie, the inflorescence of catclaw sensitive briar is unique and easy to identify.
    on July 7, 2013     Source: Tulsa World

  2. Outdoors: World around you

    Pink pompoms on the prairie, the inflorescence of catclaw sensitive briar is unique and easy to identify.
    on July 7, 2013     Source: Tulsa World

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