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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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Growth of woolgrass in acid mine drainage

Author(s): M. Demchik and K. Garbutt

Month: Jan-Feb
Year: 1999

Journal: Journal of Environmental Quality
Volume: 28
Issue: 1
Pages: 243-249

Article Topic(s): Disturbance, Restoration
Research Setting(s): Wetland

Species Referenced: Scirpus cyperinus (Woolgrass),


Evaluates growth of two populations of Scirpus cyperinus in constructed wetlands used for passive treatment of acid mine drainage in West Virginia. One population had greater above ground growth suggesting the potential for selecting genotypes of woolgrass for increased treatment of acid mine drainage.

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M. Demchik and K. Garbutt. "Growth of woolgrass in acid mine drainage." Journal of Environmental Quality 28.1 (1999): 243-249.

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