genus Scleranthus

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Noun1.genus Scleranthus - small genus of Old World weedy prostrate annuals: knawel
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
carnation family, Caryophyllaceae, family Caryophyllaceae, pink family - large family of herbs or subshrubs (usually with stems swollen at the nodes)
knawe, knawel, Scleranthus annuus - widely distributed low-growing Eurasian herb having narrow leaves and inconspicuous green flowers