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Sporobolus africanus
Sporobolus africanus
rattailgrass Grass Family
Sporobolus africanus Poaceae
common name
accepted scientific name
  Sporobolus africanus (Poir.) Robyns & Tournay
rules for finding collection records
  Sporobolus africanus (117)
family name
  • Poaceae
Image Author: ©2006 Harry Rose
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Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed All Year
Native to Africa. Naturalized in Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
Morwell NP (1)
SEINet (1)
where plant found
mag select

grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Sporobolus africanus   (Poir.) Robyns & Tournay   (TSN: 42116, Index: 381)

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Family Names