Buttonweed
Buttonweed But"ton*weed`, n. (Bot.) The name of several plants of the genera {Spermacoce} and {Diodia}, of the Madder family. [1913 Webster]

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  • buttonweed — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : a small troublesome weed (Diodia teres) with linear leaves and small flowers and fruits resembling buttons 2. : any of several plants of the genus Spermacoce (family Rubiaceae) of similar appearance to buttonweed 3. :… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Diodia virginiana — ID 27496 Symbol Key DIVI3 Common Name Virginia buttonweed Family Rubiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, OH, OK …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Spermacoce — Taxobox name = False Buttonweed image caption = Spermacoce terminalis regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Gentianales familia = Rubiaceae genus = Spermacoce subdivision ranks = species subdivision = More than… …   Wikipedia

  • Spermacoce alata — ID 79755 Symbol Key SPAL3 Common Name winged false buttonweed Family Rubiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Cultivated, or not in the U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Spermacoce glabra — ID 79774 Symbol Key SPGL2 Common Name smooth false buttonweed Family Rubiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, OH, OK, SC, TN, TX …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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