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close-up of mature flower spikelets (Photo: Jose Hernandez at USDA PLANTS Database)
close-up of seeds (Photo: Jose Hernandez at USDA PLANTS Database)
Thinopyrum junceiforme (Á. Löve & D. Löve) Á. Löve
Agropyron junceiforme Á. Löve & D. Löve
Gramineae (South Australia)Poaceae (Queensland, New South Wales, the ACT, Victoria, Tasmania, Western Australia and the Northern Territory)
sea wheat grass, sea wheat-grass, sea wheatgrass
Native to northern Europe (i.e. northern France, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, the UK, southern Norway, Sweden, Belgium, northern Germany, the Netherlands, northern Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania).
Widely naturalised in the coastal districts of south-eastern Australia (i.e. in south-eastern South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania).
Also naturalised in New Zealand.
Sea wheat-grass (Thinopyrum junceiforme) is regarded as an environmental weed in Tasmania and South Australia.
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