Seeds of South Australia
Eragrostis basedowii (Gramineae)
Neat Love-grass
List of species for Eragrostis
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Herbarium regions:
North Western, Lake Eyre, Gairdner-Torrens, Flinders Ranges, Eastern
NRM regions:
Alinytjara Wilurara, South Australian Arid Lands
IBRA regions
SUMMARY
Arcoona Plateau (GAW04)Gawler
 Least Concern
Roxby (GAW07) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Tallaringa (GVD05)Great Victoria Desert
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [limited habitat]
Simpson Desert (SSD02)Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields
 Data Deficient
Dieri (SSD03) 
 Least Concern   [ephemeral; interdunal swales]
Warriner (SSD04) 
 Least Concern   [ephemeral; interdunal swales]
Strzelecki Desert (SSD05) 
 Least Concern   [ephemeral; interdunal swales]
Breakaways (STP01)Stony Plains
 Near Threatened
Oodnadatta (STP02) 
 Near Threatened
Murnpeowie (STP03) 
 Least Concern   [ephemeral; interdunal swales]
Peake-Dennison Inlier (STP04) 
 Near Threatened
Macumba (STP05) 
 Near Threatened
Witjira (STP06) 
 Near Threatened   [could be confused with E cumingii]
Baltana (STP07) 
 Near Threatened
Sturt Stony Desert (CHC02)Channel Country
 Least Concern   [ephemeral; interdunal swales]
Diamantina-Eyre (CHC04) 
 Least Concern
Coongie (CHC06) 
 Least Concern   [ephemeral; interdunal swales]
Lake Pure (CHC07) 
 Least Concern   [ephemeral; interdunal swales]
Everard Block (CER03)Central Ranges
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [limited habitat]
Tieyon (FIN03)Finke
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [limited habitat]
Pedirka (FIN04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [limited habitat]
IBRA regions
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2 of 8 subregionsGawlerLeast Concern
, Rare
Tallaringa (GVD05)Great Victoria DesertRare
  (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [limited habitat]
4 of 4 subregionsSimpson Strzelecki DunefieldsLeast Concern
, Data Deficient
7 of 7 subregionsStony PlainsLeast Concern
, Near Threatened
4 of 4 subregionsChannel CountryLeast Concern
Everard Block (CER03)Central RangesRare
  (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [limited habitat]
2 of 2 subregionsFinkeRare
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 Eragrostis]
Seeds stored:
LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
Number
of plants
Date
collected
Collection number
Collection location
Date
stored
% ViabilityStorage
temperature
BGA 
MSB
43500 (3 g)
43500 (3 g)
508-May-2007RJB71592
Lake Eyre
1-Aug-2007100%-18°C
BGA 
MSB
27000 (1.34 g)
27000 (1.34 g)
50+27-Sep-2007MJT98
Lake Eyre
19-Sep-2008100%-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.