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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

Month: Jan
Year: 2004

Journal: Landscape and Urban Planning
Volume: 66
Issue: 2
Pages: 75-90

Article Topic(s): Establishment methods
Research Setting(s): Urban

Species Referenced: Coreopsis lanceolata (Lanceleaf coreopsis), Ratibida pinnata (Grayhead coneflower), Schizachyrium scoparium (Little bluestem),

Abstract

Investigates 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.

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J. 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.

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ISSN: 0169-2046
DOI: 10.1016/s0169-2046(03)00096-3

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