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Experimental restoration of native vegetation in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Author(s): Y. D. Choi and N. B. Pavlovic

Month: Mar
Year: 1998

Journal: Restoration Ecology
Volume: 6
Issue: 1
Pages: 118-129

Article Topic(s): Competition, Disturbance, Establishment methods, Herbicide, Invasive species, Nutrients, Restoration
Research Setting(s): Urban, Sandhill

Species Referenced: Rudbeckia hirta (Black-eyed susan), Sorghastrum nutans (Indiangrass),

Abstract

Investigates the effects of prescribed fire, herbicide treatment, and sod removal on the eradication of exotic grasses and the establishment of native plant species in restoration plots in former residential sites within the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Herbicide treatment and sod removal decreased the combined cover of two exotic grasses planted native species began to dominate in this treatment.

Suggested Citation

Y. D. Choi and N. B. Pavlovic. "Experimental restoration of native vegetation in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore." Restoration Ecology 6.1 (1998): 118-129.

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