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Cynthia B. McKenney, Sandra A. Balch, Cynthia Murphy, Vronka Stoker, and Dick L. Auld

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Larry A. Rupp, Richard M. Anderson, James Klett, Stephen L. Love, Jerry Goodspeed, and JayDee Gunnell

-tolerant landscape plants includes both exotic plants (plants not present before western colonization and adapted to the landscaped environment) and/or native plants [for the purposes of this article, species originating anywhere within the Intermountain West region

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Lyn A. Gettys and Dennis J. Werner

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Chengyan Yue, Terry Hurley, and Neil O. Anderson

banning invasive species. For native plants, Waterstrat et al. (1998 ) surveyed the U.S. Southern Nurserymen’s Association members about their perception of native plants. They found that almost half had increased the quantity and variety of native plants

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Julia A. Cartabiano and Jessica D. Lubell

There is strong consumer interest in native plants for landscaping [ Garden Writers Association Survey (2010), 2011 ]. Landscape architects and master gardeners would like to use more native plants but have found that a broad palette of native

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S. Christopher Marble

invasive plant species result in significant losses, native plants also may cause management issues by spreading aggressively in natural or managed systems, such as commercial or residential landscapes managed for aesthetic appeal. Terms such as “invasive

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Michael A. Schnelle

geographic ranges ( Walther et al., 2009 ). It is possible that native plant invasions have been underreported. In fact, they can be significant and independent of local land-use changes, and they can be influenced by the global climate. It is estimated that

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Kwang Jin Kim, Myeong Il Jeong, Dong Woo Lee, Jeong Seob Song, Hyoung Deug Kim, Eun Ha Yoo, Sun Jin Jeong, Seung Won Han, Stanley J. Kays, Young-Wook Lim, and Ho-Hyun Kim

. Woody and herbaceous foliage plants and ferns were acclimated at a light intensity of 20 ± 2 μmol·m −2 ·s −1 and the herbs and Korea native plants at 60 ± 3 μmol·m −2 ·s −1 ; the photoperiod for all species was 12/12 h (day/night). Table 1

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Diane M. Narem, Mary Hockenberry Meyer, Chengyan Yue, and Nicole Roth

The demand for native plants has been increasing as consumers exhibit stronger interest in sustainable gardening and landscaping ( Brzuszek et al., 2010 ; Hamill, 2005 ; Helfand et al., 2006 ; Kiesling and Manning, 2010 ; Yue et al., 2015 ). A

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Jeremy R. Pinto, Rhiannon A. Chandler, and R. Kasten Dumroese

Native plants for ecosystem restoration are commonly grown in containers in greenhouses. Within greenhouses, overhead irrigation is the most widely used system to irrigate plants ( Leskovar, 1998 ). Overhead irrigation systems are chosen for their