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IPM1007, Revised November 2009

Practical Weed Science for the Field Scout: Corn and Soybean

Carpetweed (Mollugo verticillata)

Summer annual broadleaf

Carpetweed
 

CarpetweedA 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.

Carpetweed
 

IPM1007, revised November 2009

Wild thing
 

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