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Synonyms for catchweed

annual having the stem beset with curved prickles

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April in 1986 was a windy, warm, and droughty month and many annuals such as tropical sage and catchweed bedstraw (Galium aparine) disappeared, and perennials such as pigeon-berry and mist-flower wilted.
When you see the garlic mustard, you know that catchweed is blooming in the garden, celandine and fleabane are open in the alley, and Jack-in-the-pulpit and wild ginger are open in the deep woods.
Wild strawberries wander, bright yellow, though the purple ivy and the sticky catchweed.
Some dock, chickweed and catchweed are growing back in sheltered microclimates.
Sweet William, Korean lilac, catchweed, nodding trillium and larkspur are coming in.