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Axonopus compressus (Swartz) Palisot de Beauvois. Southern Carpetgrass, Tropical Carpetgrass. Phen: May-Nov. Hab: Moist disturbed areas, lawns. Dist: Probably native in the se. United States, from SC south to s. FL, west to TX; West Indies; Mexico to South America. Reported for VA by Hitchcock & Chase (1951).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Other Comments: Sometimes used as a lawn grass in the deep South.

Synonymy: = Bah, ETx1, FNA25, GW1, HC, K1, K3, K4, Meso6, Mex, S, Tx, WH3; = Anastrophus compressus (Sw.) Schltdl.; = n/a – RAB; = Paspalum compressum (Sw.) Raspail; > Anastrophus platycaulis (Poir.) Nash

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