Carpetweed is a small weed that can cover large patches of ground in a very small time. This summer annual weed has smooth stems and leaves, and white flowers in the joint between leaf and stem. Carpetweed flowers from July to September.
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carpetweed leaf arrangement
summer annual weed
mat forming, plants root at the nodes, and form round whorls of leaves
four or more
1/2 - 1 inch
whorled or basal rosette
fibrous OR taproot
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