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Establishing North American prairie vegetation in urban parks in northern England - Part 1. Effect of sowing season, sowing rate and soil type
Author(s): J. Hitchmough, M. de la Fleur and C. Findlay
Journal: Landscape and Urban Planning
Article Topic(s): Establishment methods
Research Setting(s): Urban
Species Referenced: Coreopsis lanceolata (Lanceleaf coreopsis), Ratibida pinnata (Grayhead coneflower), Schizachyrium scoparium (Little bluestem),
AbstractInvestigates establishing 17 species of North American prairie forbs and grasses in Sheffield, England as a sustainable alternative to traditional herbaceous plantings in urban parks. Variables tested included season of seeding, soil type, and seeding rate.
Suggested CitationJ. Hitchmough, M. de la Fleur and C. Findlay. "Establishing North American prairie vegetation in urban parks in northern England - Part 1. Effect of sowing season, sowing rate and soil type." Landscape and Urban Planning 66.2 (2004): 75-90.
Article LinksISSN: 0169-2046