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Information Brochures and Flyers

List of Plant Materials Program References (PDF; 25 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. November 2013. 1p. (ID# 11791).

'Centennial' Cotoneaster (PDF; 512 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11306).

Publications Available from the Bismarck Plant Materials Center (PDF; 117KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. December 2013. 3p. (ID# 10937).

Growers of Bismarck Plant Materials Center Grass and Forb Releases - January 2011 (PDF; 110 KB) Jensen, N. 2011. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. January 2011. 3p. (ID# 10434).

Wildflowers of North Dakota and their Medicinal Uses, Part 2 (PDF; 3.5 MB) Smith, S. and N. Jensen 2011. USDA, NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. January 2011. 2p. (ID# 10292).

Announcing the Release of Prairie Harvest Germplasm Hackberry (PDF; 203 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2010. USDA, NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, North Dakota. January 2010. 1p. (ID# 9424).

Plot Guide - Tree Evaluation Plots, Bottineau, North Dakota (PDF; 277 KB) Knudson, M. 2009. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. June 2009. 1p. (ID# 8749).

Seed Prices for Foundation or Select Class Grass Seed (PDF; 58 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2008. USDA NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. January 2014. 1p. (ID# 7873).

Tribal Conservation Technical Assistance (PDF; 1.8 MB) Tober, D.A. 2008. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. March 2008. 4p. (ID# 7822).

Announcing the Cultivar Release of 'Prairie Red' hybrid plum (PDF; 3.4 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2007. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. September 2006. 1p. (ID# 7275).

Perennial Native Grasses for Landscaping Accents (PDF; 141 KB) Jensen, N. 2006. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. November 2006. 1p. (ID# 7001).

Bismarck Plant Materials Center (PDF; 213 KB) Bismark Plant Materials Center Staff 2004. Bismarck Plant Materials Center Brochure. Bismarck. Revised 2006. 2p. (ID# 5586).

Five Keys to Successful Grass Seeding (PDF; 596 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2003. USDA-NRCS, Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. April 2003. 2p. (ID# 4959).

Big Bluestem - High Quality Summer Forage for the Northern Plains (PDF; 802 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2002. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. March 2004. 2p. (ID# 3587).

List of Northern Sources of Vegetatively Propagated Native Grasses and Wildflowers (PDF; 76 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2001. Bismarck, ND. May 2001. 1p. (ID# 207).

Plants for Conservation Buffers in the North Dakota PMC Service Area (PDF; 226 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2000. USDA-NRCS. Bismarck, ND. Aug. 2000. 2p. (ID# 157).

Native grasses for prairie landscaping in the Northern Great Plains (PDF; 845 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 1997. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. Jan 2009. 2p. (ID# 179).

Release Brochure: Bad river ecotype blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis) (PDF; 223 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 1997. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. revised June 2013. 2p. (ID# 7357).

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Plant Fact Sheets

Prairie sandreed (Calamovilfa longifolia) Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 143 KB) Wynia, R. 2007. Plants Database. Baton Rouge, LA. July 2007. 3p. (ID# 7573).

Species Alternatives for Russian Olive in Conservation Plantings (PDF; 178 KB) Tober, D.A., C. Stange, and M. Knudson 2006. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. February 2006. 2p. (ID# 6469).

Warm-Season Grass Cover Between Tree Rows (PDF; 350 KB) Tober, D.A., C. Stange, and W. Duckwitz 2006. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. March 2011. 2p. (ID# 6468).

Canada Milkvetch Fact Sheet (PDF; 262 KB) Jensen, N. 2002. USDA, NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. February 2002. 2p. (ID# 7521).

Stiff Sunflower (Helianthus pauciflorus Nutt.) (PDF; 99 KB) Tober, D.A. and M. Knudson 2002. USDA NRCS. Bismarck, ND. February 2002. 2p. (ID# 7597).

Plant Materials Center Releases - Bismarck, ND and Bridger, MT (PDF; 266 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2000. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. July 2000. 2p. (ID# 7358).

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Popular Journal or Magazine Articles

North Dakota - Grass Variety Development and Performance Testing (PDF; 933 KB) Tober, D.A. and W. Duckwitz 2010. Forage Focus, Midwest Forage Association. St. Paul, MN. December 2010. 1p. (ID# 10141).

Living Landscapes in South Dakota: A Guide to Native Plantscaping (PDF; 10 MB) South Dakota NRCS 2008. USDA NRCS. Huron, SD. October 2007. 44p. (ID# 7831).

Living Landscapes in Minnesota: A Guide to Native Plantscaping (PDF; 10.7 MB) Minnesota NRCS 2007. USDA NRCS. St. Paul, MN. October 2007. 40p. (ID# 8157).

Living Landscapes in North Dakota: A Guide to Native Plantscaping (PDF; 7.8 MB) North Dakota NRCS 2006. USDA, NRCS, Plant Materials Center.. Bismarck, North Dakota. June 2006. 38p. (ID# 6598).

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Newsletters

Bismarck Plant Materials Program Tribal Outreach (PDF; 399 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2014. USDA-NRCS. Bismarck, ND. May 2014. 2p. (ID# 12242).

Plant Chat, Spring 2014 (PDF; 835 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2014. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. Volume 14, Issue 2. 1p. (ID# 12237).

Plant Chat, Summer 2014 (PDF; 820 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2014. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. Volume 14, Issue 3. 1p. (ID# 12316).

Plant Chat, Winter, 2014 (PDF; 218 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2014. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. Winter 2014. 1p. (ID# 12106).

Seed News - 2014 (PDF; 728 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2014. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. February 2014. 2p. (ID# 12108).

Plant Chat, Fall 2013 (PDF; 813 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. Volume 13, Issue 4. 4p. (ID# 12050).

Plant Chat, Spring 2013 (PDF; 806 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. Volume 13, Issue 2. 2p. (ID# 11797).

Plant Chat, Summer 2013 (PDF; 321 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. Volume 13, Issue 3. 2p. (ID# 11924).

Plant Chat, Winter 2013 (PDF; 704 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. Volume 13, Issue 1. 1p. (ID# 11699).

Seed News - 2013 (PDF; 1.3 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. February 2013. 2p. (ID# 11704).

Plant Chat, Fall 2012 (PDF; 577 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. Volume 12, Issue 3. 2p. (ID# 11523).

Plant Chat, Spring 2012 (PDF; 924 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. Volume 12, Issue 1. 1p. (ID# 11162).

Plant Chat, Summer 2012 (PDF; 382 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. Volume 12, Issue 2. 5p. (ID# 11310).

Seed News - 2012 (PDF; 934 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. February 2012. 2p. (ID# 10934).

Woody Notes, February 2012 (PDF; 1.5 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. February 2012. 2p. (ID# 10933).

Plant Chat, Fall 2011 (PDF; 840 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2011. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. Volume 11, Issue 4. 1p. (ID# 10768).

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Plant Guides

Late Lilac (Syringa villosa) Plant Guide (PDF; 143 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. June 2013. 2p. (ID# 11795).

Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) Plant Guide (PDF; 291 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. June 2013. 3p. (ID# 11794).

Manchurian Crabapple (Malus mandshurica) Plant Guide (PDF; 214 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Bismarck, ND. June 2013. 3p. (ID# 11796).

Intermediate Wheatgrass Plant Guide (PDF; 142 KB) Ogle, D.G., L. St. John, and D. Tober 2011. USDA NRCS. Boise, Idaho. April 2011. 5p. (ID# 10369).

Plant Guide for Altai Wildrye (PDF; 308 KB) St. John, L., D. Ogle, W. Duckwitz, and D. Tober 2011. Aberdeen, Idaho and Bismarck, North Dakota Plant Materials Centers. Aberdeen, Idaho. January 5, 2011. 4p. (ID# 10223).

American Black Currant Plant Guide (PDF; 318 KB) USDA NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2010. USDA NRCS. Bismarck, North Dakota. March 2010. 2p. (ID# 9901).

Plant Guide: Black chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa) (PDF; 98 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2009. USDA NRCS. Bismarck, North Dakota. October 2008. 3p. (ID# 8351).

Prairie Sandreed Plant Guide (PDF; 158 KB) USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2006. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center, Bismarck, North Dakota. Bismarck, ND. April 2006. 5p. (ID# 6599).

Silver Buffaloberry planting guide (PDF; 54 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2006. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck. January 2006. 3p. (ID# 6805).

Green Needlegrass Planting Guide (PDF; 96 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2005. Bismarck, ND. June 2005. 3p. (ID# 6033).

Creeping Foxtail Plant Guide (PDF; 303 KB) Tilley, D.J., D.G. Ogle, L. St. John, W. Duckwitz, L. Holzworth, M. Majerus, and D. Tober 2004. USDA-NRCS Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, ID. April 27, 2004. 6p. (ID# 5595).

Prairie Cordgrass (Spartina pectinata) Plant Guide (PDF; 385 KB) Jensen, N. 2004. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, North Dakota. April 2004. 4p. (ID# 5694).

Russian Wildrye Plant Guide (PDF; 237 KB) Ogle, D.G., L. St. John, J. Cornwell, L. Holzworth, M. Majerus, D. Tober, K. Jensen, and K. Sanders 2004. USDA NRCS. Boise, ID. October 2004. 6p. (ID# 5773).

Planting Guide for Antelope Germplasm white prairieclover, Bismarck Germplasm purple prairieclover, Bismarck Germplasm stiff sunflower, Medicine Creek Germplasm Maximilian sunflower, and Bismarck Germplasm narrow-leaved purple coneflower (PDF; 248 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center and Bridger Plant Materials Center Staff 2001. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. Mar. 2001. 2p. (ID# 209).

Planting Guide: Helianthus pauciflorus (stiff sunflower) (PDF; 12 KB) Knudson, M.J. 1998. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. 1p. (ID# 1478).

Plant Guide: Canada milkvetch (PDF; 13 KB) Jensen, N. 1997. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. 1p. (ID# 1311).

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Poster

Improved Forage Grass Releases by the Bismarck Plant Materials Center and Partners (PDF; 862 KB) Tober, D.A. and Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2009. USDA, NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, North Dakota. January 2009. 1p. (ID# 8543).

Poster - Riparian Shrub Releases from the Bismarck PMC (PDF; 301 KB) Tober, D., M. Knudson, and W. Duckwitz 2008. USDA, NRCS, Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. September 2008. 1p. (ID# 8148).

Reforestation Efforts Along the Red River in North Dakota poster (PDF; 953 KB) Stange, C. and D. Tober 2008. USDA, NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, North Dakota. September 2008. 1p. (ID# 8150).

Biomass Potential of Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) (PDF; 506 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2007. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. October 2007. 1p. (ID# 7678).

Manifest: The Planned Release of a New Intermediate Wheatgrass Cultivar (PDF; 57 KB) Hendrickson, J., J. Berdahl, M. Liebig, and W. Duckwitz 2007. Poster given at the ARS Friends and Neighbors Day Field Day. Mandan, ND. 8/19/2007. 1p. (ID# 7437).

Vegetative Solutions for Conservation Problems (PDF; 152 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2007. USDA, NRCS.. Bismarck, ND. October 2007. 1p. (ID# 7677).

Conserving the Heritage of Native Plants (PDF; 2.1 MB) Winslow, S.R., P. Broyles, M. Knudson, S. Parr, and D. Tilley 2005. Bridger PMC. Bozeman, MT. June 2005. 1p. (ID# 6026).

The Big Bluestem Story - Developing a big bluestem release (PDF; 891 KB) Jensen, N. and R. Bergsagel 2004. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. September 2004. 1p. (ID# 5690).

Native Shrubs for Conservation-II (PDF; 1.2 MB) Knudson, M., W.L. Duckwitz, R.H. Bergsagel, N.K. Jensen, and D.A. Tober 2002. USDA NRCS, Plant Materials Center, 12th Wildland Shrub Symposium, Laramie, WY. Bismarck, ND 58504. Aug., 2002. 1p. (ID# 3895).

Prairie Cordgrass Spartina pectinata establishment (PDF; 273 KB) Jensen, N. 2002. USDA, NRCS Plant Materials Center, 3308 University Drive, Bismarck, ND 58504, 18th North American Prairie Conference. Kirksville, MO. 1p. (ID# 3589).

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Miscellaneous Popular Articles

Field Day - June 17, 2004, Celebrating 70 Years of Conservation Plant Technology 1934-2004 (PDF; 3.6 MB) Tober, D.A. and Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2004. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. June 2004. 16p. (ID# 5689).

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Major Publications

Grass Varieties for North Dakota (PDF; 983 KB) Sedivec, K., D. Tober, W. Duckwitz, and J. Hendrickson 2011. North Dakota State University Extension Service, Fargo, ND and USDA, NRCS, Bismarck, ND. Fargo, ND. June 2011. (ID# 10625).

Prairie Sandreed (Calamovilfa longifolia) and Sand Bluestem (Andropogon hallii) Performance Trials - North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota (PDF; 1.6 MB) Tober, D., N. Jensen, and W. Duckwitz 2011. USDA, NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, North Dakota. June 2011. 20p. (ID# 10440).

Sideoats Grama (Bouteloua curtipendula) Performance Trials - North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota (PDF; 4.1 MB) Tober, D., N. Jensen, W. Duckwitz, and M. Knudson 2010. USDA, NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. June 2010. 19p. (ID# 9698).

Trees and Shrubs Tested in Western North Dakota and South Dakota (PDF; 1.6 MB) Knudson, M. 2010. USDA, NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, North Dakota. January 2010. 32p. (ID# 9423).

Grasses for the Northern Plains, Volume 2 - Warm-Season (PDF; 4.8 MB) Sedivec, K,, D. Tober, W. Duckwitz, D. Dewald, J. Printz, and D. Craig 2009. NDSU Extension Service, Fargo, North Dakota. Fargo, ND. August 2009. 67p. (ID# 9425).

Big Bluestem Biomass Trials in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota (PDF; 1.6 MB) Tober, D., N. Jensen, W. Duckwitz, and M. Knudson 2008. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. June 2008. 20p. (ID# 7933).

Celebrating 74 Years of Conservation Plant Technology 1934 - 2008 (PDF; 2.6 MB) USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2008. USDA NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. July 2008. 14p. (ID# 8154).

Fugle's Mill Demonstration Site (1985-2006) (PDF; 770 KB) Knudson, M. 2007. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. July 2007. 39p. (ID# 7500).

Grasses for the Northern Plains, Volume 1 - Cool-Season (PDF; 2 MB) Sedivec, K., D. Tober, W. Duckwitz, D. Dewald, and J. Printz 2007. NDSU Extension Service. Fargo, ND. October 2007. 89p. (ID# 7681).

Switchgrass Biomass Trials in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota (PDF; 852 KB) Tober, D., W. Duckwitz, N. Jensen, and M. Knudson 2007. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. March 2007. 20p. (ID# 7093).

Getting Started in Prairie Revegetation a Recipe for Success (PDF; 1.9 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2005. Bismarck, ND. March, 2005. 12p. (ID# 5933).

Trees and shrubs for the Red River Valley (PDF; 721 KB) Knudson, M. 2005. Bismarck, ND. August 2005. 31p. (ID# 6151).

Twenty-five Years of Tree Planting Trials at the Highmore, SD Field Evaluation Planting (PDF; 381 KB) Knudson, M. 2004. Bismarck, ND. Sept. 2004. 53p. (ID# 5697).

A Quarter Century of Tree Planting Trials at the Morris, Minnesota Field Evaluation Planting (PDF; 355 KB) Knudson, M. 2003. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, North Dakota. December 2003. 38p. (ID# 5422).

Prairie Restoration Final Report (PDF; 2 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2003. USDA, NRCS, Plant Materials Center, Bismarck, North Dakota. Bismarck, North Dakota. May 2003. 45p. (ID# 4961).

Thirty Years of Tree Planting at the McKenzie Field Evaluation Site 1972-2001 (PDF; 658 KB) Knudson, M. 2002. USDA NRCS. Bismarck PMC. September 2002. 83p. (ID# 3899).

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PM Annual Progress Report of Activities

2013 Progress Report of Activities (PDF; 1.2 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2014. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. February 2014. 9p. (ID# 12111).

2012 Progress Report of Activities (PDF; 718 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. February 2013. 9p. (ID# 11703).

2011 Progress Report of Activities (PDF; 791 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. January 2012. 9p. (ID# 10935).

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Release Brochures

'Manska' Intermediate Wheatgrass (PDF; 342 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2014. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. January 2014. 2p. (ID# 12110).

'Reliant' Intermediate Wheatgrass (PDF; 727 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2014. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. January 2014. 2p. (ID# 12109).

'Midwest' Manchurian Crabapple (PDF; 331 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. June 2013. 2p. (ID# 11922).

'Pierre' Sideoats Grama (PDF; 824 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Bismarck, ND. June 2013. 2p. (ID# 11793).

'Sakakawea' silver buffaloberry (PDF; 540 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. June 2013. 2p. (ID# 11923).

Tomahawk Indiangrass (PDF; 504 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. June 2013. 2p. (ID# 11792).

'Cardan' Green Ash (PDF; 300 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11307).

'Dacotah' Switchgrass (PDF; 499 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11305).

'Forestburg' Switchgrass (PDF; 260 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11304).

'Homestead' Arnold Hawthorn (PDF; 296 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11303).

'Mankota' Russian Wildrye (PDF; 455 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11302).

'Oahe' Hackberry (PDF; 392 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11301).

'Rodan' Western Wheatgrass (PDF; 261 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11299).

Bounty Germplasm Big Bluestem (PDF; 514 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11308).

Red River Natural Germplasm Prairie Cordgrass (PDF; 481 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11300).

'Manifest' intermediate wheatgrass (PDF; 212 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2011. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2011. 2p. (ID# 10626).

'Bonilla' big bluestem (PDF; 765 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2010. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, North Dakota. March 2010. 2p. (ID# 9416).

Prairie Harvest Germplasm hackberry (PDF; 1.2 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2010. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. September 2010. 2p. (ID# 9902).

Riverview Germplasm American black currant (PDF; 1.5 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2010. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. September 2010. 2p. (ID# 9903).

'McDermand' Ussurian pear (PDF; 646 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2009. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, North Dakota. January 2009. 2p. (ID# 8535).

'McKenzie' black chokeberry (PDF; 264 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2008. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. July 2008. 2p. (ID# 7936).

'Prairie Red' hybrid plum (PDF; 420 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2008. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. July 2008. 2p. (ID# 7937).

'Nordan' crested wheatgrass release brochure (PDF; 334 KB) Duckwitz, W. 2006. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 6787).

'Bison' big bluestem (PDF; 217 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2005. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 6152).

'Lodorm' green needlegrass (PDF; 515 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2005. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 6147).

Mandan Canada wildrye release brochure (PDF; 85 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2005. USDA-NRCS, Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 6149).

Survivor Germplasm False Indigo and Silver Sands Germplasm Sandbar Willow (PDF; 680 KB) Tober, D.A. and Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2005. USDA-NRCS, Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. July 2005. 8p. (ID# 6148).

Itasca Germplasm Little Bluestem (PDF; 251 KB) Duckwitz, W. 2004. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, North Dakota. August 2004. 2p. (ID# 5688).

Release Brochure: Legacy late lilac (Syringa villosa) (PDF; 802 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2000. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, North Dakota. Jan. 2009. 2p. (ID# 202).

Badlands ecotype little bluestem (PDF; 203 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 1997. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. revised June 2013. 2p. (ID# 7356).

Bismarck Ecotype Buffalograss (PDF; 206 KB) Bismark Plant Materials Center Staff 1997. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. May 1997. 6p. (ID# 4683).

Regal Russian almond (PDF; 331 KB) Bismark Plant Materials Center Staff 1997. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. June 2013. 2p. (ID# 4684).

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Refereed Journal Articles

Notice of Release of Bounty Germplasm Big Bluestem: A Selected Class of Natural Germplasm (PDF; 1.8 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. Native Plants Journal. Bismarck, ND. 13(2):91-94. 4p. (ID# 11309).

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Release Notices

Notice of Release of Bounty Germplasm big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii) (PDF; 842 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. September 2012. 11p. (ID# 11522).

Notice of Release: Prairie Harvest Germplasm Hackberry (Celtis occidentalis) (PDF; 2.4 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2010. USDA, NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, North Dakota. September 2009. 16p. (ID# 9371).

Notice of Release: Riverview Germplasm American black currant (Ribes americanum) (PDF; 949 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2010. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. September 2010. 15p. (ID# 10138).

Notice of Release: 'McKenzie' Black Chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa) (PDF; 376 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2009. USDA NRCS. Bismarck, ND. October 2008. 5p. (ID# 8350).

Silver Sands Germplasm sandbar willow (PDF; 33 KB) Tober, D.A. and W.L. Duckwitz 2004. USDA-NRCS. Bismarck, ND. September 2004. 6p. (ID# 5691).

Survivor Germplasm false indigo (PDF; 35 KB) Tober, D.A. and W.L. Duckwitz 2004. USDA-NRCS. Bismarck, ND. September 2004. 6p. (ID# 5692).

Notice of Release: Itasca germplasm little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) (PDF; 27 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2001. USDA, NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. 7/2001. 9p. (ID# 4655).

Notice of Release: Bismarck germplasm narrow-leaved coneflower (Echinacea angustifolia) (PDF; 95 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2000. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. July 2000. 4p. (ID# 197).

Notice of Release: Bismarck germplasm purple prairieclover (Dalea purpurea) (PDF; 80 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2000. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. July 2000. 3p. (ID# 198).

Notice of Release: Bismarck germplasm stiff sunflower (Helianthus pauciflorus ssp. pauciflorus) (PDF; 91 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2000. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. Jul. 2000. 4p. (ID# 155).

Notice of Release: Medicine Creek maximiliana sunflower (Helianthus maximiliani) (PDF; 89 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2000. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. Jul. 2000. 3p. (ID# 156).

Notice of Release: Legacy late lilac (Syringa villosa) (PDF; 43 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 1999. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. 1999. 7p. (ID# 192).

Notice of Release: Bison big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii) (PDF; 112 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 1989. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. 2p. (ID# 175).

Notice of Release: Midwest Manchurian crabapple (Malus mandshurica) (PDF; 377 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 1973. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. 2p. (ID# 174).

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Published Symposium Proceedings

Five Myths Concerning Native Grass Varieties (PDF; 16 KB) Tober, D. 2003. Proceedings, Native Plant Summit VII, Planning Native Landscapes - Urban and Rural. Fargo, ND. September 16-18, 2003. 2p. (ID# 5406).

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Technical Notes

Technical Note 43: Tree Planting, Care and Management with Tables (PDF; 91 KB) Stange, C., D.G. Ogle, and L. St. John 2002. USDA-NRCS-IDAHO. Boise, Idaho. PM TN No. 43, April 2002. 32p. (ID# 4356).

Standard and Preferred Forage and Reclamation Plants for Use in Montana and Wyoming (PDF; 83 KB) Hybner, R., J. Scianna, D. Ogle, L. St. John, D. Tober, W. Duckwitz, S. Parr, and K. Clause 2011. Bridger PMC. on Bridger PMC website. August 1, 2011. 11p. (ID# 10704).

A Guide to Understanding Seed Tags Fact Sheet (PDF; 155 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2014. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Bismarck, ND. September 2014. 2p. (ID# 12317).

Big Bluestem Varieties for Minnesota Fact Sheet (PDF; 604 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2014. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. July 2014. 2p. (ID# 12315).

Reclaiming Disturbed Sites (PDF; 249 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2014. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. January 2014. 2p. (ID# 12107).

Tree and Shrub Planting, Care and Management (PDF; 737 KB) Ogle, D.G., L. St. John, and C. Stange 2011. USDA NRCS. Boise, Idaho. October 2011. 35p. (ID# 10797).

Seeding Pollinator Plots (PDF; 1.1 MB) Plant Materials Center 2011. USDA, NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, North Dakota. March 2011. 5p. (ID# 10293).

Improved Forage Grass Releases by the Bismarck Plant Materials Center and Partners (8.5 x 11) (PDF; 4 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2010. USDA, NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, North Dakota. January 2010. 4p. (ID# 9415).

Perennial Food Plot Study - Final Report 2007 (PDF; 1.6 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2008. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. August 2008. 37p. (ID# 8159).

Five Reasons to Choose Native Grass Releases (PDF; 435 KB) Tober, D., W. Duckwitz, N. Jensen, and M. Knudson 2008. USDA, NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, North Dakota. January 2008. 2p. (ID# 7875).

Synthetic Mulch (Fabric) Management Fact Sheet (PDF; 396 KB) Stange, C. D. Tober, and W. Duckwitz 2007. USDA-NRCS. Bismarck, ND. March 2005. 2p. (ID# 7588).

Sage-Grouse Habitat Restoration: getting started in the Dakotas (PDF; 200 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2007. USDA NRCS. Bismarck, ND. February 2007. 6p. (ID# 7087).

Plant Materials for Salt-Affected Sites in the Northern Great Plains (PDF; 164 KB) Tober, D., W. Duckwitz, and S. Sieler 2007. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. March 2007. 8p. (ID# 7094).

Rain Gardens, Capturing and Using the Rains of the Great Plains (PDF; 1 MB) Stange, C. and N. Jensen 2007. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. April 2007. 5p. (ID# 7278).

Herbicide Weed Control in Windbreaks and Shelterbelts (PDF; 171 KB) Stange, C. and D. Tober 2007. USDA-NRCS. Bismarck, ND. May 2007. 3p. (ID# 7587).

Origins of Native Grass and Forb Releases (PDF; 392 KB) Jensen, N. 2006. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. July 2006. 12p. (ID# 6786).

Prairie Landscaping and Reduced Maintenance Cover Plantings (PDF; 110 KB) Tober, D.A. 2001. USDA-NRCS. Bismarck, ND. June 2001. 2p. (ID# 7596).

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PMC Annual Technical Report

Technical Report, 2013; Part 1 of 2: Grasses, Forbs, and Legumes (PDF; 4.9 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2014. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Bismarck, ND. September 2014. 243p. (ID# 12318).

Technical Report, 2013; Part 2 of 2: Trees and Shrubs (PDF; 3.4 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2014. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Bismarck, ND. September 2014. 185p. (ID# 12319).

Technical Report 2011-2012, Part 1 of 2: Grasses, Forbs, and Legumes (PDF; 6 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center, Bismarck, ND. Bismarck, ND. September 2013. 253p. (ID# 11925).

Technical Report 2011-2012, Part 2 of 2: Trees and Shrubs (PDF; 2.6 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. September 2013. 165p. (ID# 11926).

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Other Publication Types

Conservation Seed / Plant Vendors List; Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota (PDF; 53 KB) Tober, D.A. and L. Glass 2008. USDA NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. March 2014. 2p. (ID# 8152).

Prairie Landscaping Seed / Plant Vendors List (PDF; 50 KB) Tober, D. and L. Glass 2008. USDA, NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. March 2014. 2p. (ID# 8151).

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