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Dichondra Dichondra anatomy

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Dichondra

Mainly found in California and Arizona, dichondra is often used for home lawns since it can be mowed like grass, and it forms a pleasing, dense turf. The leaves spread opposite of each other along creeping stems. It requires a constant supply of fertilizer, and is often attacked by insects and diseases.

  • Tip/blade: round leaves
  • Growth: stolons and rhizomes
  • Additional: Not a grass, but a broadleaf species often used in lawns since it can be mowed like grass