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New Crops Info 2014
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Crop Uses and Products

Erosion control

[search terms: erosion control, soil stabilisation, soil stabilization, sediment control, slope stabilisation, slope stabilization]

 

Tamarix canariensis

Canary Island Tamarisk

4.34

Sclerolaena patenticuspis

 

4.16

Placopsis cribellans

Bullseye Lichen

3.08

Zygophyllum apiculatum

 

2.97

Toninia sedifolia

 

2.88

Achnatherum calamagrostis

Spear Grass, Needle Grass, Silver Spike Grass

2.83

Chloris acicularis

 

2.31

Borassus aethiopum

Palmyra Palm, African Fan Palm, African Palmyra Palm, Deleb Palm, Ron Palm, Toddy Palm, Black Rhun Palm, Ronier Palm

2.20

Dissocarpus paradoxus

 

2.07

Psora decipiens

Fishscale Lichen

1.84

Setaria vulpiseta

Plains Bristlegrass

1.54

Geum pentapetalum

Aleutian Avens

1.32

Paspalum laeve

Field Paspalum, Smooth Paspalum

1.27

Cymbonotus lawsonianus

Bear's Ears

1.15

Carex frankii

Frank's Sedge

1.15

Mesembryanthemum aitonis

 

1.15

Alopecurus carolinianus

Carolina Foxtail, Tufted Foxtail

1.08

Mauritia flexuosa

Muriti, Moriche Palm, Ité Palm, Ita, Buriti, Canangucho, Aguaje

0.94

Carex pyrenaica

Pyrenean Sedge

0.92

Luzula alpinopilosa

Alpine Woodrush

0.92

Anthyllis cytisoides

Albaida

0.89

Sphaeralcea munroana

Munro's Globemallow, Whitestem Globemallow

0.79

Ceanothus martinii

Martin's Ceanothus

0.77

Gentiana parryi

Parry's Gentian

0.77

Panicum queenslandicum

 

0.77

Passerina filiformis

 

0.77

Cyperus strigosus

Strawcolored Flatsedge, False Nutsedge, Straw-Colored Flatsedge

0.71

Harrisia fragrans

Fragrant Applecactus

0.71

Peltigera neckeri

Necker's Felt Lichen

0.71

Piptatherum miliaceum

Smilograss, Smilo Grass

0.66

Carex tribuloides

Blunt Broom Sedge

0.66

Lygeum spartum

Lygeum, Albardine, Lygeum

0.64

Juncus acutus

Leopold's Rush, Sharp Rush, Sharp-Pointed Rush, Spiny Rush

0.63

Indigofera dosua

 

0.61

Ononis fruticosa

Shrubby Restharrow

0.61

Achyranthes splendens

Ewa Hinahina, Maui Chaff Flower, Round Chaff Flower, Round-Leaf Chaff Flower, Round-Leaved Chaff Flower

0.58

Astragalus kentrophyta

Colorado Spiny Milkvetch, Spiny Milkvetch

0.58

Chamaesyce degeneri

Beach Sandmat

0.58

Charpentiera tomentosa

Waianae Range Papala

0.58

Fulgensia desertorum

Desert Sulphur Lichen

0.58

Grevillea oleoides

 

0.58

Minuria cunninghamii

Bush Minuria

0.58

Schiedea kaalae

Oahu Schiedea

0.58

Vitex ovata

 

0.58

Aphyllanthes monspeliensis

 

0.54

Crotalaria lachnophora

 

0.51

Bidens torta

Corkscrew Beggarticks, Kookoolau

0.46

Caloplaca tominii

Tolmin's Orange Lichen

0.46

Candelariella terrigena

Eggyolk Lichen

0.46

Carpobrotus modestus

 

0.46

Hakea verrucosa

Variable-Leaved Hakea

0.46

Pholiota highlandensis

 

0.46

Scaevola collaris

 

0.46

Senecio magnificus

Tall Yellowtop

0.46

Diploschistes diacapsis

Crater Lichen

0.46

Squamarina lentigera

Rim Lichen

0.46

Paspalum wettsteinii

 

0.44

Baccharis sarothroides

Broom Baccharis, Desertbroom, Greasewood, Rosin-Bush, Groundsel, Escoba Amarga, Romerillo

0.42

Lecanora muralis

Rim Lichen

0.40

Carex lurida

Shallow Sedge

0.39

Forestiera acuminata

Eastern Swampprivet, Eastern Swamp Privet

0.39

Craspedia variabilis

 

0.38

Peltula patellata

 

0.38

Rinorea bengalensis

 

0.38

Vetiveria zizanioides

Vetivergrass

0.38

Lathyrus littoralis

Silky Beach Pea

0.37

Borassus flabellifer

Asian Palmyra Palm, Toddy Palm, Sugar Palm, Cambodian Palm

0.36

Lespedeza virginica

Slender Lespedeza, Slender Bushclover

0.35

Hyphaene coriacea

 

0.34

Atriplex halimus

Saltbush, Mediterranean Saltbush, Sea Orache, Shrubby Orache

0.33

Annona paludosa

 

0.33

Enteropogon prieurii

Prieur's Umbrellagrass

0.33

Galenia secunda

Onesided Galenia

0.33

Helichrysum epapposum

White Paper Daisy, Tall Everlasting

0.33

Hibiscus kokio

 

0.33

Iliamna rivularis

Streambank Wild Hollyhock, Kankakee Globe-Mallow, Peter's Mountain Mallow

0.33

Alisma subcordatum

American Water Plantain

0.33

Rhizocarpon lecanorinum

lecanora map lichen

0.33

Euchiton gymnocephalus

Creeping Cudweed, Cudweed

0.29

Hibiscus arnottianus

 

0.29

Miscanthus capensis

Silvergrass

0.29

Neolentinus dactyloides

 

0.29

Poa laxa

Banff Bluegrass, Fernald's Bluegrass, Mt. Washington Bluegrass

0.28

Anemone narcissiflora

Narcissus Anemone, Narcissus-Flowered Anemone

0.27

Cyperus polystachyos

Manyspike Flatsedge, Pycreus Polystachyos

0.26

Cassia eremophila

Desert Cassia

0.25

Festuca elegans

 

0.25

Melodinus australis

 

0.25

Poa meionectes

Fine-Leaved Snow Grass

0.25

Pleurochaete squarrosa

Square Pleurochaete Moss, Side-Fruited Crisp-Moss

0.25

Geijera parviflora

Wilga, Native Willow, Sheepbush, Dogwood

0.23

Verbesina alternifolia

Wingstem

0.23

Bidens aristosa

Bearded Beggarticks, Long-Bracted Beggarticks, Tickseed Beggarticks, Swamp Marigold, Western Tickseed

0.23

Goodenia hederacea

Ivy Goodenia, Forest Goodenia

0.23

Heppia lutosa

 

0.23

Sphaeralcea ambigua

Apricot Globemallow, Desert Globemallow, Rose Globemallow

0.23

Eleocharis obtusa

Blunt Spikerush

0.23

Macroptilium bracteatum

Burgundy Bean

0.23

Salix purpurea

Purpleosier Willow

0.23

Stipa tenacissima

Esparto

0.23

Festuca brevipila

Hard Fescue

0.22

Brachypodium retusum

 

0.21

Deschampsia beringensis

Bering's Tufted Hairgrass, Bering Hairgrass

0.21

Hypolepis rugosula

Bramblefern

0.21

Luzula spicata

Spiked Woodrush

0.21

Melaleuca lanceolata

Moonah, Black Paperbark, Rottnest Island Teatree, Western Black Tea Tree

0.20

Agrimonia parviflora

Harvestlice, Small Flowered Agrimony, Harvestlice Agrimony, Harvestlice

0.19

Daviesia genistifolia

 

0.19

Eucalyptus nortonii

Mealy Bundy, Long-Leaved Box, Norton's Box

0.19

Sadleria cyatheoides

Amaumau Fern

0.19

Eucalyptus socialis

Red Mallee, Giant Mallee, Summer Red Mallee

0.19

Eulaliopsis binata

Sabaigrass

0.18

Rotala ramosior

lowland rotala

0.18

Cirsium pitcheri

Sand Dune Thistle, Pitcher's Thistle, Dune Thistle

0.18

Atriplex holocarpa

Pop Saltbush

0.18

Tribolium uniolae

 

0.18

Arundinaria gigantea

Giant Cane, River Cane

0.17

Phyllodoce aleutica

Aleutian Mountainheath, Aleutian Mountain-Heath

0.17

Casuarina cristata

Belah

0.17

Bothriochloa pertusa

Hurricane Grass, Indian Couch Grass, Indian-Bluegrass, Pitted Bluestem, Seymour Grass, Barbados Sourgrass, Antigua Hay, Pitted Beardgrass, Sweet Pitted Grass, Silver Grass, Comagueyana, Yerba Huracán, Suket Putihan, Rebha Las-Alasan, Rumput Embun, Salay, Ya-Hom, Ya-Hangma, Huyêt Tha'o Lô, Kong Ying Cao

0.17

Trifolium badium

 

0.16

Bidens vulgata

Big Devils Beggartick

0.16

Salix rubens

Hybrid Crack Willow

0.16

Dittrichia viscosa

False Yellowhead, Sticky Fleabane, Woody Fleabane, Yellow Fleabane

0.15

Acacia redolens

Bank Catclaw

0.15

Brickellia eupatorioides

False Boneset

0.15

Calamagrostis nutkaensis

Pacific Reedgrass, Nootka Reedgrass

0.15

Melichrus urceolatus

Urn Heath, Honey-Gland Heath

0.15

Alnus viridis

Green Alder

0.15

Pinus halepensis

Aleppo Pine, Jerusalem Pine

0.14

Eriachne pallescens

 

0.14

Lotus cruentus

 

0.14

Pinus lambertiana

Sugar Pine, Sugar Cone Pine

0.14

Boehmeria nivea

Chinese Grass, Ramie, China Grass, Chinese Plant, White Ramie, Green Ramie, Rhea

0.14

Maireana brevifolia

Cotton Bush, Eastern Cotton-Bush, Short-Leaf Bluebush, Small-Leaf Bluebush, Yanga Bush, Australian Bluebush

0.14

Rhododendron brachycarpum

 

0.14

Salix nigra

Black Willow

0.14

Eragrostis variabilis

Kawelu, Variable Lovegrass, Emoloa, Kalamalo

0.13

Acer micranthum

Komine Maple

0.13

Chenopodium fremontii

Fremont's Goosefoot

0.13

Cyperus diffusus

Diffused Flatsedge

0.13

Selenodesmium elongatum

 

0.13

Solenogyne dominii

 

0.13

Wikstroemia uva-ursi

Hillside False Ohelo

0.13

Baileya multiradiata

Desert Marigold

0.13

Stylosanthes capitata

 

0.13

Pinus nigra

Austrian Pine, Black Pine, Corsican Pine, Crimean Pine

0.12

Carya aquatica

Water Hickory, Bitter Pecan

0.12

Spartina spartinae

Gulf Cordgrass

0.12

Stylosanthes scabra

Pencilflower

0.11

Ampelocissus frutescens

 

0.11

Collema coccophorum

Jelly Lichen, Soil Pulp Lichen, Jelly Lichen

0.11

Elymus fibrosus

 

0.11

Erica caffra

 

0.11

Geum laciniatum

Rough Avens, Hairy Herb-Bennet

0.11

Helichrysum petiolare

Coast Everlasting

0.11

Cephalanthus occidentalis

Common Buttonbush, Buttonbush, Common Buttonbush, Button-Willow, Honey-Bells

0.11

Centrosema pascuorum

 

0.11

Chrysopogon gryllus

 

0.11

Santolina rosmarinifolia

 

0.11

Dianella sandwicensis

'Uki'uki, Sand Pink

0.11

Rubus corchorifolius

 

0.11

Justicia betonica

Squirrel's Tail

0.11

Hordeum brachyantherum

 

0.11

Medicago arborea

Moon Trefoil, Shrub Medick, Alfalfa Arborea, Tree Medick

0.10

Polygonum sagittatum

Arrowleaf Tearthumb, American Tearthumb, Arrowvine

0.10

Dorycnium pentaphyllum

Socarrillo, Prostrate Canary Clover

0.10

Erechtites hieraciifolia

American Burnweed, Fireweed, Pilewort

0.10

Ludwigia palustris

Marsh Seedbox, Water Purslane

0.10

Didymodon vinealis

Didymodon Moss, Soft-Tufted Beard-Moss, Nicholson's Didymodon Moss

0.10

Nitraria billardierei

Nitre Bush, Dillon Bush

0.10

 

 


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