Plants of
South Australia
Lachnagrostis limitanea
Gramineae
Spalding Blown-grass
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Etymology

Limitanea from the Latin 'limes' meaning pathway and 'anea' meaning relating to, alluding to where the species was found, growing along a railway reserve.

Distribution and status

Herbarium region: Northern Lofty
NRM region: Northern and Yorke
AVH map: SA distribution map (external link)

Seeds stored:
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LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
Number
of plants
Date
collected
Collection number
Collection location
Date
stored
% ViabilityStorage
temperature
BGA20,000 (4.22 g)2-Dec-2005PJA105
Northern Lofty
9-Aug-200640%+5°C, -18°C
BGA 
MSB
16,000 (1.74 g)
16,000 (1.74 g)
2-Dec-2005PJA103
Northern Lofty
9-Aug-200680%-18°C
BGA760 (0.14 g)18-Jan-2006AC (Riverton)
Northern Lofty
9-Aug-2006100%-18°C
BGA25,000 (4.63 g)12-Jan-2006AC (Yakkalo)
Northern Lofty
9-Aug-2006100%+5°C, -18°C
BGA15,800 (2.14 g)1-Dec-2006RJB70590
Northern Lofty
1-Aug-2007100%+5°C, -18°C
BGA18,000 (2.43 g)513-Dec-2007RJB76636
Northern Lofty
19-Sep-2008100%+5°C, -18°C
BGA27,000 (3.49 g)28-Sep-2010Riverton
Northern Lofty
1-Jan-2012100%-18°C
Location: BGA — the seeds are stored at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, MSB — the seeds are stored at the Millennium Seed Bank, Kew, England.
Number of plants: This is the number of plants from which the seeds were collected.
Collection location: The Herbarium of South Australia's region name.
% Viability: Percentage of filled healthy seeds determined by a cut test or x-ray.