pinweed

noun
pin·​weed | \ˈpin-ˌwēd \

Definition of pinweed 

: any of a genus (Lechea) of herbs of the rockrose family with slender stems, many small leaves, and tiny flowers

First Known Use of pinweed

1814, in the meaning defined above

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