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There is the most southerly cordgrass Spartina maritima marsh on the west coast of Africa marsh, behind the mangroves; both Ipomea pes-caprae and Sporobolus virginicus grow on the margins of the salt marshes.
The principal emergent macrophytes in the seasonally exposed shallows are the grasses Paspalidium geminatum and Sporobolus spicatus.
The dominant grasses in these saline flooded grasslands are Eriochloa meyeriana, Sporobolus nitens, and Aristida adscensionis.
In overgrazed areas, decreases in little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium), needleandthread (Stipa comata), and Andropogon hallii, and increases in hairy grama (Bouteloua hirsuta), Calamovilfa longifolia, and dropseed (Sporobolus cryptandrus) are apparent.
Lasiurus scindicus, Aeluropus lagopoides, and Sporobolus spp.
Thar desert 2008
On the saline fringes two macrophytes predominate; Sporobolus spicatus and the spiny grass Odyssea paucinervis.
Dominant species are couchgrass Digitaria macroblephara, Sporobolus marginatus and S. kentrophyllus - indicators of overgrazed and saline soils.
A dense growth of Sporobolus robustus or more open communities of Eragrostis spinosa are found along dry riverbeds within the ecoregion.
Namib desert 2008
These marshes support species such as Portulaca oleracea, Sporobolus tenellus, and Saudea fruticosa.
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