Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

(Carpetweed Family)

The Molluginaceae are a slender annuals. They are much branched and have linear leaves usually arranged in whorls. They are mostly tropical and subtropical and are not well represented in the Gila National Forest.

Mollugo cerviana (Threadstem Carpetweed)
Mollugo verticillata (Green Carpetweed)

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