carpet grass

noun

Definition of carpet grass

1 : a tropical American pasture grass (Axonopus affinis) having broad leaves and flat prostrate stems and being useful for lawns in mild climates and also as a sand binder

called also Louisiana grass

History and Etymology for carpet grass

so called from the carpetlike smoothness of its turf

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“Carpet grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carpet%20grass. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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