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Small carpetgrass (Arthraxon hispidus)

Small carpetgrass is also known as hairy joint and/or joint head grass. It is a low-growing, sprawling annual grass. Small carpet grass grows up to one and a half feet in height. Stems root at nodes and have bright green clasping leaves which are often sparsely hairy on the margins. This grass grows in wet areas such as stream banks, shorelines, flood plains and wet meadows. It prefers sunny, moist areas.
Small carpetgrass (Arthraxon hispidus)

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