Green Carpetweed (Mollugo verticillata)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit:Herb/Forb
Life cycle:Annual
Sun Requirements:Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences:Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Plant Height:1 - 5 inches
Plant Spread:2 - 18 inches
Fruit:Edible to birds
Flower Color:White
Bloom Size:Under 1"
Flower Time:Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures:Taproot
Uses:Will Naturalize
Edible Parts:Fruit
Pollinators:Flies
Bees

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Comments:
Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Sep 12, 2014 3:51 PM

A persistant little weed that emerges in numbers in cultivated plots. It is an annual that seeds in large numbers, easily removed by cultivation or pulling. Not the worst weed in a vegetable planting but quite annoying. Forms a mat like growth when ignored.

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Green Carpetweed (Mollugo verticillata) by wildflowersJul 21, 2015 4:45 PM4

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