Definition of povertyweed

: any of various weedy plants growing especially on poor soils: such as
b : spurry
c : a troublesome aromatic weed (Iva axillaris) found especially in alkali regions of the western U.S.
f : any of several annual herbs of the genus Monolepis, family Chenopodiaceae especially : a weed (M. nuttalliana) of the western U.S. with fleshy stems, slender-petioled narrow leaves, and small flowers in clusters in the upper axils

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“Povertyweed.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/povertyweed. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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