Definition of Beggarweed

1. Noun. West Indian forage plant cultivated in southern United States as forage and to improve soil.




Definition of Beggarweed

1. Noun. A type of plant, ''Desmodium incanum'', native to Central and South America. ¹

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Definition of Beggarweed

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Literary usage of Beggarweed

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1. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"beggarweed is a leguminous plant, in its general value and characteristics resembling the ... beggarweed fits well into the rotation with farm crops. ..."

2. Citrus Fruits and Their Culture by H. Harold Hume (1911)
"Seed stern and flowering stem of beggarweed. beggarweed is a strong, erect, annual plant. It is a native of Florida and is perfectly at home in all parts of ..."

3. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"Florida beggarweed is a native of the West Indies, but has been known in Florida ... Florida beggarweed is adapted only to the warmer parts of the Southern ..."

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