Sorghum x almum

Family Poaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [NSW's Noxious Weeds]
Common namesAlmum Grass, Columbus Grass, Sorghum Almum
SynonymsInformation unavailable
Growth formGraminoid
Seed dispersal morphologyAdhesive (burrs, sticky, awns, hairs etc), Hydrochorous (buoyant seed)
Maximum height (m)3.5
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeSouth America
Exotic range (Australia)NSW, NT, QLD, WA
Exotic range (other)Africa, Asia, North America, Oceania, West Indes
Habitat types (exotic)Disturbed areas (including trails), Roadsides
Soil type (exotic)Clay, Fertile, Sandy
Decade of introduction1940

National Climate Change Impact

Invasive Class 3

The area of suitable habitat and the habitat suitability of observations, for this species, are projected to decrease or remain the same under RCP 8.5 2065 compared to current climate suitability.

Maps of Habitat Suitability & Recorded Occurrences

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Current suitable habitat

2035 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

2065 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

Recorded occurrences

Recorded occurrences


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