carpet grass

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carpet grass

or car·pet·grass (kär′pĭt-grăs′)
n.
Any of several sod-forming grasses of the genus Axonopus, especially A. fissifolius (syn. A. affinis), cultivated for turf and pasture in warm humid regions.
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Noun1.carpet grass - grass native to West Indies but common in southern United States having tufted wiry stems often infested with a dark fungus
genus Sporobolus, Sporobolus - cosmopolitan annual and perennial grasses (as dropseed or rush grass)
dropseed, drop-seed - a grass of the genus Sporobolus
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Additionally, the area in general has been impacted by habitat-modifying non-indigenous plants such as Axonopus fissifolius (Raddi) Kuhlm.