Stenotaphrum secundatum (Walter) Kuntze
St. Augustine Grass
Natural range: Southern U.S.
Habitat: Riverbanks and other disturbed wet sites
Florida status: Native?
Recognition: Small (10-30 cm) stoloniferous plant. Spikelets (3.5-5 mm) partially embedded in 1 side of the branch axis.
Note: S. secundatum is planted for turf in the southern US. Numerous cultivars have been developed.