beggarweed definition

  • noun:
    • any one of a number of tick trefoils, especially Desmodium tortuosum or D. purpureum, grown for forage or as a cover crop in subtropical and tropical regions.
    • a kind of plant, Desmodium incanum, native to Central and south usa.
    • West Indian forage plant cultivated in southern United States as forage and enhance earth
    • Any of a few tick trefoils, specifically Desmodium tortuosum or D. purpureum, grown for forage or as a cover crop in subtropical and tropical regions.
    • a form of plant, Desmodium incanum, indigenous to Central and south usa.
    • western Indian forage plant cultivated in south US as forage also to improve earth

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