scale bar = 1cm.

Carpet Weed - introduced (*Galium pubescens)

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Family: Aizoaceae (Pigface Family).

Native to South Africa.

Occurrence: Uncommon, but extending its range. It is a major weed in the Melbourne and Geelong regions, where it smothers other vegetation.

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Photo 1: Branch of Carpet Weed.
2: Carpet Weed with almost 100% cover. Belmont golf course.
3: A single plant of Carpet Weed. Castlemaine.
4: The plant in photo 3, bagged.

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