Seeds of South Australia
Myosurus australis (Ranunculaceae)
Mousetail
List of species for Myosurus
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Herbarium regions:
North Western, Lake Eyre, Gairdner-Torrens, Flinders Ranges, Eastern, Eyre Peninsula, Murray, Yorke Peninsula
NRM regions:
Alinytjara Wilurara, Eyre Peninsula, Northern and Yorke, South Australian Arid Lands, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin
IBRA regions
SUMMARY
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Data Deficient   [may be present in region; R Bates has seen near Nuriootpa]
Olary Spur (FLB03) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [habitat specific]
Northern Flinders (FLB05) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)   [goats a threat; grows on flooded ground]
Southern Yorke (EYB01)Eyre Yorke Block
 Endangered   (IUCN: EN D)   (Probable Decline)   [habitat specific]
South Olary Plain (MDD01)Murray Darling Depression
 Least Concern   [undercollected]
Murray Mallee (MDD02) 
 Endangered   (IUCN: EN B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)Riverina
 Near Threatened   (Probable Decline)   [comes back after heavy rains]
Gawler Volcanics (GAW02)Gawler
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Arcoona Plateau (GAW04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Torrens (GAW06) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
Curnamona (BHC06)Broken Hill Complex
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [habitat specific]
Strzelecki Desert (SSD05)Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [limited habitat]
Breakaways (STP01)Stony Plains
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Oodnadatta (STP02) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Murnpeowie (STP03) 
 Near Threatened
Baltana (STP07) 
 Least Concern
Coongie (CHC06)Channel Country
 Least Concern
Mann-Musgrave Block (CER01)Central Ranges
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
IBRA regions
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3 of 6 subregionsFlinders Lofty BlockRare
, Vulnerable
, Data Deficient
Southern Yorke (EYB01)Eyre Yorke BlockEndangered
  (IUCN: EN D)   (Probable Decline)   [habitat specific]
2 of 6 subregionsMurray Darling DepressionLeast Concern
, Endangered
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)RiverinaNear Threatened
  (Probable Decline)   [comes back after heavy rains]
3 of 8 subregionsGawlerRare
Curnamona (BHC06)Broken Hill ComplexRare
  (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [habitat specific]
Strzelecki Desert (SSD05)Simpson Strzelecki DunefieldsRare
  (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [limited habitat]
4 of 7 subregionsStony PlainsLeast Concern
, Near Threatened
, Rare
Coongie (CHC06)Channel CountryLeast Concern
Mann-Musgrave Block (CER01)Central RangesRare
  (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
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 Myosurus]
SA Flora:
Flora of South Australia Edition 5
Seeds stored:
LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
Number
of plants
Date
collected
Collection number
Collection location
Date
stored
% ViabilityStorage
temperature
BGA 
MSB
41000 (4.02 g)
41000 (4.02 g)
100+26-Sep-2007DJD865
Lake Eyre
19-Sep-200895%-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.