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saltwater couch
Sporobolus virginicus

Photo courtesy of Con Lokkers.
Plant Family :Poaceae
Plant Form :grass
Growth Habit :Creeping, running perennial grass up to 40cm tall with underground stems.
Description :Uncomfortably sharp to walk on. Valuable nutritious cattle fodder. Can become a dominant grass on tidal flats.
Distribution :Widespread, in sandy or muddy seashores, saltmarshes and mangrove margins, also inland salty soils.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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