: any of various polygonums with strong acidic juice
Examples of smartweed in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebGrasses and leaves of golden rod, chickweed, smartweed, leaves and shoots from woody plants like blackberry, raspberry, and multiflora rose.
Tom Keer, Field & Stream, 20 Nov. 2020 Vegetation like Pennsylvania smartweed, wild barnyard grass, and nutsedge draw ducks.
Joe Arterburn, Outdoor Life, 13 Dec. 2019 Whereas Perkins Tank is surrounded mostly by pine-oak woodlands, this pond swells with willows and aquatic plants including acres of water smartweed and emerald green marshes.
Mare Czinar, azcentral, 5 July 2019
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