clearweed


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clear·weed

 (klîr′wēd′)
n.
Either of two eastern North American annual plants (Pilea pumila or P. fontana) having short drooping clusters of tiny greenish-white flowers and translucent stems and leaves. Also called richweed.

clearweed

(ˈklɪəˌwiːd)
n
US a plant from the nettle family
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Noun1.clearweed - a plants of the genus Pilea having drooping green flower clusters and smooth translucent stems and leaves
nettle - any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)
genus Pilea, Pilea - low-growing tropical perennials grown for their stingless foliage
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Their hypothesis was supported by experiments on three forest annuals: sticky willy (Galium aparine), an early-season shade-intolerant species; pale touch-me-not (Impatiens pallida), a mid-season semishade-tolerant species; and Canadian clearweed (Pilea pumila), a late-season shade-tolerant species.
Also useful for introduction in clearweed grown stagnant waters for malaria vector control.
Even shade-tolerant sugar maple seedlings are inhibited by honeysuckle, and native annuals such as jewelweed and clearweed decline rapidly.
Gray clearweed Pinus pine Poaceae grass family Polygala verticillata L.