Seeds of South Australia
Eragrostis brownii (Gramineae)
Common Love-grass
List of species for Eragrostis
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Herbarium regions:
Eastern, Northern Lofty, Murray, Southern Lofty, South Eastern
NRM regions:
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australian Arid Lands, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin, South East
IBRA regions
Mount Gambier (SVP02)Southern Volcanic Plain
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [tolerates disturbance]
Glenelg Plain (NCP02)Naracoorte Coastal Plain
 Near Threatened   [tolerates disturbance]
Lucindale (NCP03) 
 Least Concern   [tolerates disturbance]
Fleurieu (KAN02)Kanmantoo
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   (Probable Decline)   [likes damp soils; fluctuates; threatened by land-use change & drying]
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Near Threatened   [likes damp soils; fluctuates]
Broughton (FLB02) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [restricted habitat]
St Vincent (EYB02)Eyre Yorke Block
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Murray Mallee (MDD02)Murray Darling Depression
 Regionally Extinct   [presumed extinct]
Murray Lakes and Coorong (MDD03) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [found in damp areas around swamps]
Lowan Mallee (MDD04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [in Bangham CP]
Wimmera (MDD05) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [edge of range; tolerates disturbance]
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)Riverina
 Critically Endangered   (IUCN: CR D)   (Probable Decline)   [needs regular floods]
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
38000 (4.5 g)
38000 (4.5 g)
504-Apr-2007RJB71422
Eastern
1-Aug-2007100%+5°C, -18°C
BGA12200 (0.95 g)1-Feb-2007RJB71298B
Southern Lofty
1-Aug-2007100%-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.