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Related to carpetweed: purslane, crabgrass, Mollugo verticillata
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Synonyms for carpetweed

annual prostrate mat-forming weed having whorled leaves and small greenish-white flowers

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In feasting deposits at Cahokia in southern Illinois, for example, Pauketat and his colleagues found evidence of corn, bottle gourd, squash, sunflower, sumpweed, chenopod, maygrass, erect knotweed, four varieties of nuts, grape, and many fruits (persimmon, strawberry, plum, bramble, elderberry, nightshade, blackhaw, mulberry, sunflower), along with greens and small grains amaranth, purslane, panicoid grasses, carpetweed, and spurges).
wild carrot (Daucus carota), prostrate spurge (Euphorbia maculata), carpetweed (Mollugo verticillata), common mullein (Verbascum thapsus), common yellow woodsorrel (Oxalis stricta), common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia), clammy ground cherry (Physalis heterophylla), common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca), rabbit-foot clover (Trifolium arvense) and cinquefoil (Potentilla spp.
During this period a population census, adult reproductive behavior, and an unusual oviposition host, and probable larval host plant, carpetweed, Mollugo verticellata, (Voss 1985), was discovered.
CONTROLLABLE BROADLEAF WEEDS -- Dandelion -- Black medic -- Broadleaf plantain -- Chicory -- Narrowleaf (buckhorn) plantain -- Carpetweed -- Common chickweed -- Curly dock -- Mouse-ear (hairy) chickweed -- Clover -- Others: -- Yellow rocket Recommendations: (herbicide to use, best time to apply, it shouldn't rain for 24 hours after application, etc.