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Species profile—Sporobolus virginicus (sand couch)

Classification

Plantae (plants) → Equisetopsida (land plants) → Poaceae (grass) → Sporobolus virginicus (sand couch)

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Species details

Kingdom
Plantae (plants)
Class
Equisetopsida (land plants)
Family
Poaceae (grass)
Scientific name
Sporobolus virginicus (L.) Kunth
Common name
sand couch
WildNet taxon ID
15003
Alternate name(s)
marine couch
salt couch
rats tail grass
saltwater couch
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Confidential
No
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil

Other resources

The Australasian Virtual Herbarium (AVH)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=15003

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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