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Axonopus fissifolius
Synonyms: A. affinis

Common Name(s): Carpetgrass
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Invasiveness: Weed
Growing Days:
Abs.Max=27° (C)    
Abs.Min=16° (C)
Precipitation: 80 to 410 (cm.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 5 to 6
Soil Texture/Type: Sandy-muck
Soil Drainage: Poor
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity:
Naturalized in paleotropics.
Rhizoctonia, Helminthosporium/Bipolaris
Environ. - erosion control, Animal Food - forage, Weed - possible seed contam.
Tropical-rainy, subtropical, temperate-wet all seasons
Geographical Origin:
South America, Naturalized elsewhere, North America
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