Basketgrass (Oplismenus burmannii) is a weed commonly found in shady lawns and landscapes. Once established, basketgrass can be difficult to eradicate as this shade-tolerant, slow and low-growing weed can easily take over an area.
- Scientific Name: Oplismenus burmannii
- Common Name: Basketgrass; Burmann’s basketgrass; Zacatillo
- Seasonality: Warm
- Soil Type: Wet to dry
- Toxicity: Non-toxic
- Plant Growth: Herbaceous perennial
- Basketgrass, A Common Landscape Weed by UF/IFAS Extension Polk County