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identification of weed in TN?

 
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Numbleweed?, Prostrate knotweed?  Doesn't seem to be these, or maybe.

Pretty sure Virginia buttonweed.  TU all
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99% sure it's prostrate knotweed (Polygonum aviculare)
 
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My best guess guess after a little digging around is could be doveweed (murdannia nudiflora).

If it is indeed doveweed, aka nakedstem dewflower and a few other names in english, I learned it is edible and is native to asia where it is used medicinally as a poultice for wounds such as cuts, scrapes and burns but can also be eaten. Here's a pretty cool website I found with some info on it.

http://www.floridaforaging.com/plant/murdannia-nudiflora

 
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Maybe Virginia buttonweed
 
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