Seeds of South Australia
Phragmites australis (Gramineae)
Bamboo Reed
List of species for Phragmites
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Herbarium regions:
Lake Eyre, Flinders Ranges, Eyre Peninsula, Northern Lofty, Murray, Southern Lofty, South Eastern
NRM regions:
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Eyre Peninsula, Northern and Yorke, South Australian Arid Lands, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin, South East
IBRA regions
SUMMARY
Mount Gambier (SVP02)Southern Volcanic Plain
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [limited habitat]
Bridgewater (NCP01)Naracoorte Coastal Plain
 Near Threatened
Glenelg Plain (NCP02) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [localised]
Lucindale (NCP03) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [localised]
Kangaroo Island (KAN01)Kanmantoo
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [3 unvouchered records, prob undercollected]
Fleurieu (KAN02) 
 Least Concern
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Least Concern
Broughton (FLB02) 
 Least Concern
Southern Flinders (FLB04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Northern Flinders (FLB05) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [limited habitat]
Central Flinders (FLB06) 
 Near Threatened
St Vincent (EYB02)Eyre Yorke Block
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
South Olary Plain (MDD01)Murray Darling Depression
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [restricted to bores & dams]
Murray Mallee (MDD02) 
 Least Concern
Murray Lakes and Coorong (MDD03) 
 Least Concern
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)Riverina
 Least Concern
Dieri (SSD03)Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   (Probable Decline)   [limited habitat]
Warriner (SSD04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [limited habitat]
Oodnadatta (STP02)Stony Plains
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [limited habitat]
Murnpeowie (STP03) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [limited habitat]
Peake-Dennison Inlier (STP04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [limited habitat]
Witjira (STP06) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [limited habitat]
Baltana (STP07) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [limited habitat]
IBRA regions
DISPLAY ALL
Mount Gambier (SVP02)Southern Volcanic PlainRare
  (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   [limited habitat]
3 of 4 subregionsNaracoorte Coastal PlainNear Threatened
, Rare
2 of 2 subregionsKanmantooLeast Concern
, Rare
5 of 6 subregionsFlinders Lofty BlockLeast Concern
, Near Threatened
, Rare
St Vincent (EYB02)Eyre Yorke BlockRare
  (IUCN: RA d(ii))
3 of 6 subregionsMurray Darling DepressionLeast Concern
, Rare
Murray Scroll Belt (RIV06)RiverinaLeast Concern
2 of 4 subregionsSimpson Strzelecki DunefieldsRare
5 of 7 subregionsStony PlainsRare
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 Phragmites]
Name derivation:
Phragmites from the Greek 'phragma' meaning a fence or screen; alluding its growth usually in dense colonies, so forming a barrier.