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Daniel R. Miller, Robert J. Mugaas, Mary H. Meyer, and Eric Watkins

. Several native grass species also show potential for low-maintenance turfgrass areas. Mintenko et al. (2002) evaluated 12 species of native grasses adapted to the northern Great Plains for 4 years at Winnipeg and Carmen, MB, Canada, and found blue grama

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J. Ryan Stewart, Reid D. Landes, Andrew K. Koeser, and Andrea L. Pettay

., 1999 ). Efforts to ensure plant survival, and thus to minimize economic losses, are readily welcomed by the nursery industry. It is generally assumed that a species’ native habitat and climate are reliable indicators of the prospective cultivated

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Amir Rezazadeh and Richard L. Harkess

Purple firespike is native to Mexico and Central America. It is a large and showy perennial shrub growing to ≈2 m tall with an upright habit. The plant has a high potential for introduction as a flowering potted plant because of its shiny dark green

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Kelly M. Stanton, Sally S. Weeks, Michael N. Dana, and Michael V. Mickelbart

, respectively. Trees can also cast considerable shade. Based on these varying light patterns, there is demand for shade-adapted flowering plants in urban landscapes ( Schwartz, 1997 ). The native shrubs S. alba (meadowsweet) and S. tomentosa (hardhack or

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Tim R. Pannkuk, Richard H. White, Kurt Steinke, Jacqueline A. Aitkenhead-Peterson, David R. Chalmers, and James C. Thomas

[ Schizachyrium scoparium (Michx.) Nash] and pink muhlygrass [ Muhlenbergia capillaries (Lam.) Trin.], St. Augustinegrass plus one shumard red oak, and native grasses plus one shumard red oak. Plant installation occurred on 19 Dec. 2006 and 20 Dec. 2006 for

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Lyn A. Gettys, Kyle L. Thayer, and Joseph W. Sigmon

penetration of oxygen and light into the water column by blocking the air–water interface, creating monocultures by outcompeting native plants, and interfering with flood control operations by creating large, dense mats that obstruct canals and water movement

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Kaitlin Barrios and John M. Ruter

Swamp sunflower is an underused, fall-blooming southern United States native perennial plant producing a swath of eye-catching inflorescences. The numerous flower heads reside above the foliage in a corymbose or racemose arrangement, each with a

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Hala G. Zahreddine, Daniel K. Struve, and Salma N. Talhouk

situ conservation measures turning selected threatened habitats into ”protected areas” or ”nature reserves” ( UNEP, 1996 ), but there are no ex situ biodiversity conservation programs such as growing native plants for landscape use. Currently in Lebanon

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Lea Corkidi, Jeff Bohn, and Mike Evans

inoculum that is propagated for large-scale inoculation of California native plants in containers. Materials and methods The effects of bifenthrin on plant growth and mycorrhizal colonization were compared in a bioassay conducted with ‘Silver Queen’ corn

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Emad Bsoul, Rolston St. Hilaire, and Dawn M. VanLeeuwen

Arid and semiarid regions constitute one third of the world's land type ( Batisse, 1994 ), making it the world's largest ecosystem. Selecting plant ecotypes adapted to these regions will be important for the world's natural and managed landscapes