General Landscape Uses:
Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations. Also wet butterfly gardens.
Grown by enthusiasts and occasionally by native plant nurseries.
Description: Annual creeping herbaceous grass.
Dimensions: About 6-18 inches tall. Often floating on water and forming large patches.
Growth Rate: Fast.
Eastern and central United States west to Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas and south to Central Florida and then along the west coast to Collier County; West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America. Reported but never verified from Fern Forest Nature Center in Broward County.