Definition of Carpetweed family
1. Noun. Succulent herbs or small shrubs mostly of South Africa but also New Zealand and North America: carpetweeds; fig marigolds.
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Caryophyllales, Chenopodiales, Order Caryophyllales, Order-chenopodiales
Member holonyms: Carpobrotus, Genus Carpobrotus, Dorotheanthus, Genus Dorotheanthus, Genus Lithops, Genus Mesembryanthemum, Mesembryanthemum, Genus Molluga, Molluga, Genus Pleiospilos, Pleiospilos, Genus Tetragonia, Tetragonia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carpetweed Family
Literary usage of Carpetweed family
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1. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"The carpetweed family is represented in Minnesota by the common carpetweed, a mat-plant forming prostrate disks of vegetation, made up of the much branching ..."
2. FLora of the Town of Southington, Conn., and Its Vicinity: A List of the by Charles Humphrey Bissell (1902)
"carpetweed family MOLLUGO, LM VERTICILLATA, L. Carpetweed Common. Cultivated fields and waste ground, mostly in sandy soil; throughout. Sept. (269A.-229B. ..."
3. Publication by Michigan, Michigan Geological Survey, Geological and Biological Survey (1921)
"... 118, 160-161, 214-215 Caraway 57, 111, 156 Cardinal flower 216 Carpetweed Family 41, 189 Carrot 58, 111, ..."