IPM1007, Revised November 2009
Summer annual broadleaf
A late-germinating, much-branched summer annual forming circular mats several feet in diameter. Carpetweed is primarily a weed of cultivated agronomic and horticultural crops. Leaves are smooth, without petioles, widest above the middle and taper to the base, and occur in whorls of three to eight at each node. Small white flowers are produced in clusters of two to five with slender flower stalks 5 to 15 mm long.
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