General Landscape Uses:
Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations. Also a creeping groundcover in moist, shady areas. Identified by Fair Child Tropical Botanic Garden as a native that does especially well in shade in this brochure.
Grown by one or two native plant nurseries in South Florida.
Description: Small creeping herbaceous grass.
Dimensions: About 2-6 inches in height. Spreading and forming large, open or dense patches.
Growth Rate: Fast to moderate.
Southeastern United States west to Texas and south to Miami-Dade County and the Monroe County mainland; West Indies, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Old World.