Nassella charruana

Family Poaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Naturalised [Sleeper Weeds; National Environmental Alert List]
Common namesLobed Needle Grass, Uruguay Needle Grass
SynonymsStipa charruana Arechav.; Stipa longicylindrica Kuntze
Growth formGraminoid (grasses, sedges and rushes)
Seed dispersal morphologyAdhesive (burrs, sticky, awns, hairs etc.)
Maximum height (m)1
Capable of vegetative reproductionNo
Native rangeSouth America
Exotic range (Australia)VIC
Exotic range (other)Information unavailable
Habitat types (exotic)Disturbed areas, Agricultural land, Woodlands, Grasslands, Roadsides, Urban areas, gardens and parks
Soil type (exotic)Clay
Decade of introduction1940

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Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 260400012260
RCP 8.5 2050 260400012260
RCP 8.5 2070 260400012260

Maps of Habitat Suitability & Recorded Occurrences

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Current suitable habitat

2050 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

2070 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

Recorded occurrences

Recorded occurrences


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Further Information