Does Bahia Grass Spread by Roots

Bahia grass (Paspalum notatum), a warm-season perennial turfgrass, spreads by rhizomes--horizontal, underground, rootlike stems--and stolons--above-ground, modified stems. Bahia grass, hardy to USDA zone 8B, prefers full sun to partial shade, and various soils.

Keywords: Bahia grass roots, Bahia grass spreading, Bahia grass growth

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Marie Roberts is a freelance writer based in north central Florida. She has a B.S. in horticultural sciences from the University of Florida. Roberts began writing in 2002 and is published in the "Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society."