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Mollugo verticillata

Carpetweed is a plant that grows right down on the ground. It is an annual and sometimes forms large populations. Somewhere is a reference indicating that carpetweed is not a serious competitor to desirable plants. Mostly a weed of vegetables and nurseries.

Photo of Carpetweed

Photo by Dr. John Meade, weed scientist emeritus
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension