Plants of
South Australia
Eleusine indica (∗)
Gramineae
Crowsfoot Grass
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Distribution by Herbarium region
Adelaide
Arkaroola
Ceduna
Coober Pedy
Hawker
Innamincka
Marla
Marree
Mount Gambier
Oodnadatta
Renmark
Wudinna
Keith
Yunta

Botanical art

Kath Alcock painting: 1.

Etymology

Eleusine name after Eleusis was the site of the temple of Ceres, the goddess of the harvest was worshipped.

Distribution and status

Herbarium regions: Eyre Peninsula, Northern Lofty, Murray, Southern Lofty, South Eastern, Green Adelaide
NRM regions: Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Eyre Peninsula, Northern and Yorke, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin, South East
AVH map: SA distribution map (external link)