carpetweed


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Related to carpetweed: purslane, crabgrass, Mollugo verticillata

car·pet·weed

 (kär′pĭt-wēd′)
n.
A prostrate, mat-forming annual plant (Mollugo verticillata) widespread as a weed throughout North America and having whorled leaves and small, greenish-white flowers.

carpetweed

(ˈkɑːpɪtˌwiːd)
n
(Plants) an annual weed, Mollugo verticillata, native to North America, which produces small white flowers

car•pet•weed

(ˈkɑr pɪtˌwid)

n.
a North American prostrate weed, Mollugo verticillata, having small whitish flowers.
[1775–85, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carpetweed - annual prostrate mat-forming weed having whorled leaves and small greenish-white flowerscarpetweed - annual prostrate mat-forming weed having whorled leaves and small greenish-white flowers; widespread throughout North America
genus Molluga, Molluga - carpetweeds
weed - any plant that crowds out cultivated plants
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