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Related to Carpet weed: 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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Carpet weed (Itsit) and Jungle rice (Swanki) being the most competitive species though the rest of weed flora comprising of grasses like goose grass, barnyard grass, crow foot grass and sedges like purple nutsedge, flat sedge and umbrella sedge can also be harmful.