Sporobolus virginicus (L.) Kunth
Marine Couch

Reference
Révis.Gramin. 5:67 (1829)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Rhizomatous, soliniferous, tussocky perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.1-0.5 m high. Fl. green-purple, Jan to Dec. White, yellow or brown sand, clay, peat, often saline. Beach dunes, tidal flats, salt marshes.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 17 December 1993
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Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Great Sandy Desert, Indian Tropical Islands, Jarrah Forest, Little Sandy Desert, Mallee, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Swan Coastal Plain, Victoria Bonaparte, Warren, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions
Berkeley, Cape Range, Chichester, Dandaragan Plateau, Edel, Fitzgerald, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Geraldton Hills, Katanning, Keep, Lesueur Sandplain, McLarty, Mitchell, Northern Jarrah Forest, Pentecost, Perth, Pindanland, Purnululu, Recherche, Roebourne, Rudall, Southern Jarrah Forest, Trainor, Warren, Western Mallee, Wooramel.
IMCRA Regions
Abrolhos Islands, Canning, Central West Coast, Eucla, Kimberley, Leeuwin-Naturaliste, Ningaloo, Pilbara (nearshore), Pilbara (offshore), Shark Bay, WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Ashburton, Augusta Margaret River, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Broome, Bunbury, Busselton, Cambridge, Carnamah, Carnarvon, Chapman Valley, Chittering, Claremont, Cockburn, Dandaragan, Denmark, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Esperance, Exmouth, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Gosnells, Greater Geraldton, Halls Creek, Harvey, Jerramungup, Karratha, Kojonup, Mandurah, Manjimup, Melville, Northampton, Plantagenet, Port Hedland, Ravensthorpe, Rockingham, Shark Bay, South Perth, Stirling, Swan, Wagin, Wiluna, Wyndham-East Kimberley, York.