Seeds of South Australia
Enneapogon nigricans (Gramineae)
Black Nineawn
List of species for Enneapogon
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Herbarium regions:
North Western, Lake Eyre, Gairdner-Torrens, Flinders Ranges, Eastern, Eyre Peninsula, Northern Lofty, Murray, Yorke Peninsula, Southern Lofty, South Eastern
NRM regions:
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Alinytjara Wilurara, Eyre Peninsula, Northern and Yorke, South Australian Arid Lands, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin, South East
IBRA regions
Tintinara (NCP04)Naracoorte Coastal Plain
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [found along roadsides; edge of range]
Fleurieu (KAN02)Kanmantoo
 Least Concern   [likes summer rainfall]
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Least Concern   [likes summer rainfall]
Broughton (FLB02) 
 Least Concern   (Probable Increase)
Olary Spur (FLB03) 
 Least Concern   (Probable Increase)
Southern Flinders (FLB04) 
 Least Concern   (Probable Increase)
Northern Flinders (FLB05) 
 Near Threatened   [on roadsides ]
Central Flinders (FLB06) 
 Least Concern   [on roadsides ]
St Vincent (EYB02)Eyre Yorke Block
 Least Concern   (Probable Increase)
Eyre Hills (EYB03) 
 Least Concern   [needs summer rain]
Eyre Mallee (EYB05) 
 Least Concern   [needs summer rain]
Murray Mallee (MDD02)Murray Darling Depression
 Least Concern   (Probable Increase)
Murray Lakes and Coorong (MDD03) 
 Least Concern   [found along roadsides]
Braemer (MDD07) 
 Least Concern   (Probable Increase)
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)Riverina
 Least Concern   (Probable Increase)   [under recorded; roadsides]
Myall Plains (GAW01)Gawler
 Least Concern   [needs summer rain]
Gawler Lakes (GAW03) 
 Least Concern
Arcoona Plateau (GAW04) 
 Least Concern
Kingoonya (GAW05) 
 Least Concern
Roxby (GAW07) 
 Near Threatened   [on roadsides]
Kintore (GVD04)Great Victoria Desert
 Near Threatened
Bimbowrie (BHC05)Broken Hill Complex
 Least Concern   (Probable Increase)
Warriner (SSD04)Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields
 Near Threatened
Breakaways (STP01)Stony Plains
 Near Threatened
Oodnadatta (STP02) 
 Near Threatened
Peake-Dennison Inlier (STP04) 
 Near Threatened
Witjira (STP06) 
 Near Threatened
Baltana (STP07) 
 Near Threatened
Sturt Stony Desert (CHC02)Channel Country
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Mann-Musgrave Block (CER01)Central Ranges
 Least Concern
Tieyon (FIN03)Finke
 Near Threatened   [on roadsides]
IBRA regions
Tintinara (NCP04)Naracoorte Coastal PlainRare
  (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [found along roadsides; edge of range]
Fleurieu (KAN02)KanmantooLeast Concern
  [likes summer rainfall]
6 of 6 subregionsFlinders Lofty BlockLeast Concern
, Near Threatened
3 of 5 subregionsEyre Yorke BlockLeast Concern
3 of 6 subregionsMurray Darling DepressionLeast Concern
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)RiverinaLeast Concern
  (Probable Increase)   [under recorded; roadsides]
5 of 8 subregionsGawlerLeast Concern
, Near Threatened
Kintore (GVD04)Great Victoria DesertNear Threatened
Bimbowrie (BHC05)Broken Hill ComplexLeast Concern
  (Probable Increase)
Warriner (SSD04)Simpson Strzelecki DunefieldsNear Threatened
5 of 7 subregionsStony PlainsNear Threatened
Sturt Stony Desert (CHC02)Channel CountryRare
  (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Mann-Musgrave Block (CER01)Central RangesLeast Concern
Tieyon (FIN03)FinkeNear Threatened
  [on roadsides]
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 Enneapogon]
Seeds stored:
LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
of plants
Collection number
Collection location
% ViabilityStorage
6000 (7.39 g)
6000 (7.39 g)
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.