Also called Nepalese browntop.

Part of 🌾︎ grass  family Poaceae in 🌾︎ grass/​rush/​sedge  order Poales.

Native to south, east and southeast Asia.   🗺 Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48) (color key).   Invasive > learn+quiz Invasive > 🌐︎ global Invasive > 🌐︎ various Invasive > 🇨🇦 🇺🇸 Canada+USA Invasive > report it! Invasive > 🇺🇸 USA Invasive > Michigan

[In America near Pennsylvania,] this plant can cover everything;  planting a buffer of mountain mint  genus Pycnanthemum will slow its spread, easing your need to weed.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
  On No-Planting List by Seneca Nation of Indians SNI.  Adobe Acrobat Reader file (page 63)

Learn more about Japanese stilt grass Microstegium vimineum

Management and Control (Wisconsin)  Adobe Acrobat Reader file Control (Maryland)  Adobe Acrobat Reader file (page 9)   I have also heard of controlling this plant using ⚶🐐︎ prescribed browsing / goatscaping.

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