Sporobolus durus

Sporobolus durus (1886, Ascension Island) St. More

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 looked for dedicatedly until 1998. Source - * Gray, A. 2003. Sporobolus durus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 20 July 2007. More