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Broadleaf Carpetgrass

Axonopus compressus (Sw.) P. Beauv.

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Axonopus compressus (Broadleaf Carpetgrass) is a species of perennial herb in the family true grasses. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Pará, Piauí, GoiáS, Amapá, Acre (Brazil), Minas Gerais, SãO Paulo, Pernambuco, Pantanal, U.S. Virgin Islands, Roraima, Rio Grande Do Sul, Sergipe, Mato Grosso, ParaíBa, Bahia, Mato Grosso Do Sul, Santa Catarina, Pampa, Rio De Janeiro, Tocantins, Paraná, Caatinga, Cerrado, Alagoas, Rio Grande Do Norte, Puerto Rico, RondôNia, AmazôNia, Afrotropics, The Contiguous United States, Maranhao, Ceará, Espirito Santo, Distrito Federal, and Mata Atlântica. They have simple, broad leaves and white flowers. Individuals can grow to 1.6 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of broadleaf carpetgrass. View this species on GBIF
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