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The Research Literature database was created and funded by the Florida Wildflower Foundation. Use the search features below to find scientific articles on native wildflowers that are commercially available or used in restoration projects.

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Salt and Drought Tolerance for Four Ornamental Grasses.

Author(s): E. E. Alvarez

Year: 2006

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Article Topic(s): Establishment methods, Irrigation, Water
Research Setting(s): Garden

Species Referenced: Eragrostis spectabilis (Purple lovegrass),


A masters thesis in which the irrigation requirements of Eragrostis spectabilis were compared to a non-native Miscanthus sinensis cultivar. Eragrostis spectabilis performed better under all water treatments. The full thesis can be downloaded from this link:

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E. E. Alvarez. "Salt and Drought Tolerance for Four Ornamental Grasses." Thesis (M.A.)--University of Florida (2006).

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