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Article: Carpet Grass

Carpet Grass
Weed Identification >

Carpet Grass

Common Name

Carpet Grass

Scientific Name

Axonopus compressus

Family

Poaceae

Lifecycle

Perennial

Seasons of Growth

Annual

Key Distinguishing Feature

It has wide leaves with blunt, rounded tips and forms a dense mat which crowds out most other species. The base of the leaves can appear bulbous and slightly purple.

Broadleaf carpet grass is commonly identified as a weed, especially when found growing among fine-textured turf grasses like green couch. Broadleaf carpet grass loves the shade and can also grow in full sun.

Key Products for Control:

Please contact the LawnPride Support Team to discuss available options.

Contact us via email: info@lawnpride.com.au, or Phone: +61 479 086 039.

For 6-months weed germination prevention, we recommend Pre-Emergent Herbicides, such as; Spartan, Barricade, or Onset.

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