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Carpetgrass

Common Name:
Carpetgrass

Scientific Name:
Axonopus affinis

Description:
Perennial grassy weed that forms a mat with flattened above ground runners. Leaf blades are rounded at the tips and smooth on both surfaces. Seedheads contain two to five spikes and are similar to crabgrass in appearance. Reproduces from seed and stolons. Prefers moist soil conditions.

Type: Grass Life Cycle: Perennial