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Adjective: straggling  stra-g(u-)ling
  1. Spreading out in different directions
    "straggling branches";
    - sprawling, rambling, straggly
Verb: straggle  stra-gul
  1. Wander from a direct or straight course
    - sidetrack, depart, digress
  2. Go, come, or spread in a rambling or irregular way
    "Branches straggling out quite far";
    - sprawl

See also: untidy

Type of: deviate, distribute, divert, spread