Sporobolus durus

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Sporobolus durus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Sporobolus
Species: S. durus
Binomial name
Sporobolus durus

Sporobolus durus was a species of grass in the Poaceae family, found only on Ascension Island. It is extinct due to overgrazing and displacement by invasive weeds. Its date of extinction is unknown; it was last recorded in 1886 but not searched for, specifically, until 1998.

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