Common name: common carpetgrass
|Photo by the Atlas of Florida Plants Database|
|Division:||Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants|
|Class:||Liliopsida - Moncots|
| Axonopus fissifolius|
|Natural range of Axonopus fissifolius from USDA NRCS Plants Database.|
Synonyms: Paspalum fissifolium Raddi; Axonopus affinis Chase
A. fissifolius is a perennial graminoid of the Poaceae family, is native to North America and Puerto Rico, and has been introduced to Hawaii. 
A. fissifolius can be found in the southeastern United States from Texas to Virginia, California, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. 
A. fissifolius occurs more in spots where grazing and trampling were particularly heavy. 
Use by animals
A. fissifolius is rated as good forage. 
Conservation and Management
A. fissifolius is designated as a weedy or invasive plant by the Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk Project, Biological Resources Division. 
Cultivation and restoration
References and notes
- USDA Plant Database https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=AXFI
- . Weakley, A. S. (2015). Flora of the Southern and Mid-Atlantic States. Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Herbarium.
- Boughton, E., et al. (2013). "Season of fire and nutrient enrichment affect plant community dynamics in subtropical semi-natural grasslands released from agriculture." Biological Conservation 158: 239-247.
- Lewis, C. E. (1970). "Responses to chopping and rock phosphate on south Florida ranges " Journal of Range Management 23: 276-282.
- Hilmon, J. B. (1964). "Plants of the Caloosa Experimental Range " U.S. Forest Service Research Paper SE-12