Small Carpgrass Arthraxon hispidus (Thunberg) MakinoNon-native  -  Invasive    Synonyms: Arthraxon ciliaris var. cryptatherus, Arthraxon hispidus var. cryptatherus, Joint-head Grass, Jointhead Arthraxon, Small Carpetgrass.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Poales   >   Family Poaceae   >   Genus Arthraxon   

Status:

A common and widespread non-native (Terrell & Peterson, 2009). "Introduced from the Orient; Pennsylvania and Maryland to Florida, west to Missouri and Louisiana" (Reed, 1964).

There are 223 records in the project database.

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Small Carpgrass in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (10/5/2009). Non-native. Photo by Kerry Wixted. (MBP list)

Small Carpgrass in Kent Co., Maryland (10/4/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Small Carpgrass in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/15/2010). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Small Carpgrass in Kent Co., Maryland (10/4/2015). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Small Carpgrass in Kent Co., Maryland (10/4/2015). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Small Carpgrass in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (9/10/2016). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Small Carpgrass in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (6/21/2020). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

Small Carpgrass in Charles Co., Maryland (9/25/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Small Carpgrass in Howard Co., Maryland (10/12/2015). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Small Carpgrass in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (10/11/2015). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Small Carpgrass in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/19/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Small Carpgrass in Dorchester Co., Maryland (8/31/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Small Carpgrass in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/15/2010). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Small Carpgrass in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/15/2010). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Small Carpgrass in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (9/27/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Small Carpgrass in Charles Co., Maryland (10/7/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Small Carpgrass in Frederick Co., Maryland (11/4/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Small Carpgrass in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/27/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)


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