Japanese stiltgrass USDA PLANTS Symbol: MIVI
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Herb
Microstegium vimineum (Trin.) A. Camus
Taxonomic Rank: Liliopsida: Cyperales: Poaceae
Synonym(s): Japanese stilt grass, Japanese grass, Mary's grass, Nepalgrass, basketgrass, microstegium, Nepalese browntop, Chinese packing grass
Native Range: Asia; temp. & trop. Asia (GRIN);

U.S. State(s) where reported invasive:

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U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Antietam National Battlefield (Maryland)
Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (Virginia)
Blue Ridge Parkway (North Carolina)
Booker T Washington National Monument (Virginia)
Catoctin Mountain Park (Maryland)
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (Maryland, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia)
Colonial National Historical Park (Virginia)
Eisenhower National Historic Site (Pennsylvania)
Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park (Virginia)
George Washington Birthplace National Monument (Virginia)
George Washington Memorial Parkway (Virginia)
Gettysburg National Military Park (Pennsylvania)
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (North Carolina & Tennessee)
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (West Virginia)
Manassas National Battlefield Park (Virginia)
Monocacy National Battlefield Park (Maryland)
National Capital Parks East (Washington, D.C.)
Petersburg National Battlefield (Virginia)
Prince William Forest Park (Virginia)
Richmond National Battlefield Park (Virginia)
Rock Creek National Park (Washington, D.C.)
Shenandoah National Park (Virginia)
Stones River National Battlefield (Tennessee)
Thomas Stone National Historic Site (Maryland)
Wolf Trap National Park (Virginia)