What is another word for stickweed?
3 synonyms found
[ stˈɪkwiːd], [ stˈɪkwiːd], [ s_t_ˈɪ_k_w_iː_d]
Stickweed is a common name for plants that have a tendency to stick to clothing, skin, or animal fur. Some other synonyms for stickweed include hitchhikers, clinging plants, burrs, or sticky weeds. Some popular varieties of stickweed include burdock, cocklebur, and tick trefoil. These plants often have spiny or prickly seeds that are difficult to remove once attached. Stickweed can be found in a variety of habitats, from fields and meadows to forests and wetlands. While some people consider stickweed a nuisance, others appreciate its ecological importance as a source of food and habitat for wildlife.