Definition of carpetweed in English:



  • Any of various dicotyledonous, usually succulent plants that typically grow in warm, sandy regions.

    • ‘In addition, all herbicide treatments provided significantly higher levels of carpetweed control.’
    • ‘In this research, carpetweed was the most susceptible to vinegar applications.’
    • ‘Her acknowledgement of purslane as an introduced species suggests that the similar carpetweed was also viewed by her as an ‘alien’ species introduced to the area.’
    • ‘Somewhere is a reference indicating that carpetweed is not a serious competitor to desirable plants.’