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Sporobolus spicatus (Vahl) Kunth

Synonyms

Agrostis involuta, Agrostis spicata, Agrostis virginica, Crypsis myosurus, Heleochloa myosurus, Sporobolus faucicola, Vilfa involuta, Vilfa spicata

Common names

Sukham

Extract from Wikipedia article

Sporobolus spicatus, also known as salt grass, is a halophyte.

LinkSporobolus spicatus (salt grass) with narrow cylindrical spikes near a small water channel on roadside between Al Khor and Ras Luffan. Qatar, February 6, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkGrass Sporobolus spicatus with narrow cylindrical spikes on small water stream north from Al Khor. Qatar, March 7, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkGrass Sporobolus spicatus growing along small water stream north from Al Khor. Qatar, March 7, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkNarrow cylindrical spikes of grass Sporobolus spicatus on small water stream north from Al Khor. Qatar, March 7, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkClose up of cylindrical spikes of grass Sporobolus spicatus on small water stream north from Al Khor. Qatar, March 7, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMasses of cylindrical spikes of grass Sporobolus spicatus on small water stream north from Al Khor. Qatar, March 7, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkNarrow cylindrical spikes of grass Sporobolus spicatus taken from roadside north from Al Khor. Qatar, March 7, 2015
LinkGrass Sporobolus spicatus growing on dried bottom of Abu Nakhla jail ponds (sewage lagoons). Qatar, April 18, 2015
Location on mapsطريق الخراره، Qatar
LinkCylindrical spikes of grass Sporobolus spicatus found near Al Rafiei Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 24, 2016

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