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Survival and growth of wildflowers with buffalo grass or blue grama grass

Author(s): D. T. Lindgren, D. Schaaf

Year: 2005

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Volume: 40
Issue: 6
Pages: 1787-1789

Article Topic(s): Competition,Establishment methods
Research Setting(s): Prairie,Field

Species Referenced: Ratibida pinnata (Grayhead coneflower), Salvia azurea (Pitcher sage),


Determines the survival of wildflowers (19 forbs and 1 grass) planted with buffalo grass (Buchloe dactyloides) and blue grama grass (Bouteloua gracilis) over 6 or 10 years. In the six year study, Schizachyrium scoparium had one of the highest survival rates. In the ten year study, Ratibida pinnata and Salvia azurea had some of the highest survival rates.

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D. T. Lindgren, and D. Schaaf. "Survival and growth of wildflowers with buffalo grass or blue grama grass." Hortscience 40.6 (2005): 1787-1789.

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ISSN: 0018-5345

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