Seeds of South Australia
Echinopogon ovatus (Gramineae)
Forest Hedgehog Grass
List of species for Echinopogon
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Herbarium regions:
Flinders Ranges, Northern Lofty, Southern Lofty, Kangaroo Island, South Eastern
NRM regions:
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Kangaroo Island, South Australian Arid Lands, South East
IBRA regions
Kangaroo Island (KAN01)Kanmantoo
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Fleurieu (KAN02) 
 Endangered   (IUCN: EN D)   [found in very small populations]
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)   [habitat under weeds; needs grassy woodlands; comes back after fire; could be gone from Belair & Mt Bold]
Broughton (FLB02) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [restricted to rocky habitat]
Southern Flinders (FLB04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   (Probable Increase)   [restricted to rocky habitat]
Central Flinders (FLB06) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)   [in Wilpena, occupies rock crevices, northern edge of range]
RSCA map:
Regional Species Conservation Assessments per IBRA subregion. Please click the thumbnail map.
AVH map:
Australian distribution map (external link)
SA Census:
Census of South Australian plants (external link)     [genus Echinopogon]
Seeds stored:
LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
Number
of plants
Date
collected
Collection number
Collection location
Date
stored
% ViabilityStorage
temperature
BGA 
MSB
12300 (5.83 g)
12300 (5.83 g)
5026-Dec-2007RJB76659
Southern Lofty
19-Sep-2008100%+5°C, -18°C
Location: BGA — the seeds are stored at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, MSB — the seeds are stored at the Millennium Seed Bank, Kew, England.
Number of plants: This is the number of plants from which the seeds were collected.
Collection location: The Herbarium of South Australia's region name.
% Viability: Percentage of filled healthy seeds determined by a cut test or x-ray.