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Axonopus fissifolius (Raddi) Kuhlmann. Common Carpetgrass. Phen: May-Dec. Hab: Pine flatwoods, sandy forests, fields, roadsides, lawns. Dist: VA south to FL, west to TX and OK, and extending into tropical America (to Argentina).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, ETx1, FlGr, FNA25, K1, K3, K4, Meso6, Mex, NcTx, Va, WH3; = n/a – C; = Paspalum fissifolium Raddi; ? Axonopus affinis Chase – GW1, HC, RAB, SFla, Tx, W

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
  • Great Plains: FAC

Heliophily: 9

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