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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. Blue-eyed grass is open.
Some dock, chickweed and catchweed are growing back in sheltered microclimates.
Sweet William, Korean lilac, catchweed, nodding trillium and larkspur are coming in.