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Publications - Cape May Plant Materials Center

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Technical Notes

Technical Note-PMC Field Observations of Wetland Emergent Plants (PDF; 56 KB) Fournier Michael, Christopher F. Miller 2012. Cape May Plant Materials Center field study information. Cape May Court House. September 2012. 4p. (ID# 11313).

Considerations for Large Scale Collection of Smooth Cordgrass (PDF; 150 KB) William Skaradek 2006. Interagency Publication. Cape May Court House NJ. 10/10/06. 1p. (ID# 7007).

Plant Materials Technical Note - No. 1. Plant species with rooting ability from live hardwood materials for use in soil bioengineering techniques (PDF; null) Burgdorff, D.W., C. Miller, S. Wr ight, C.E. Morganti, D. Darris, Glenn Sakamoto, Rose Lake PMC 2007. NRCS National Plant Materials Program. Washington D.C.. Plant Materials Technical Note No. 1 January 2007. 8p. (ID# 7364).

Technical Note 3: Selection and Use of Native Warm-Season Grasses For The Mid-Atlantic Region (PDF; 592 KB) Ugiansky, R.J., J.M. Englert and C. Miller 2008. USDA, NRCS, National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. Technical Note 3, September 2008. 8p. (ID# 8100).

Bare-root Avalon Saltmeadow Cordgrass Planting Guide (PDF; 63 KB) Christopher Miller 2010. Cape May PMC. Cape May Court House. 2p. (ID# 9910).

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Major Publications

Vegetating with Native Grasses in Northeastern North America (PDF; 13.7 MB) Paul Salon , John Dickerson, Dave Burgdorf, Tony Bush, Chris Miller, Brent Wark, Ron Maher, Bill Poole 2011. Update and online version of "Vegetating with Native Grasses in the Northeast.". 2011. 135p. (ID# 10321).

Fort Dix Range Berm Summary Report (PDF; 743 KB) Taaffe, K. and C. Miller 2004. USDA-NRCS. Somerset, NJ. 16p. (ID# 5757).

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Plant Fact Sheets

Beach Plum Fact Sheet (PDF; 62 KB) Miller, C.F., 2006. Cape May PMC. Cape May Court House. 2p. (ID# 10296).

Agastache scrophulariifolia Fact Sheet (PDF; 101 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2012. Cape May, NJ. 07/2012. 2p. (ID# 11315).

Euthamia graminifolia Fact Sheet (PDF; 112 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2012. Cape May, NJ. 07/2012. 2p. (ID# 11317).

Hypericum perforatum Fact Sheet (PDF; 165 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2012. Cape May, NJ. 07/2012. 2p. (ID# 11319).

Pycnanthemum tenuifolium Fact Sheet (PDF; 206 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2012. Cape May, NJ. 07/2012. 2p. (ID# 11321).

Baccharis halimifolia-Groundsel tree (PDF; 267 KB) Miller, C.F. and W. Skaradek 2000. Somerset, NJ. 2p. (ID# 406).

Monarch Seaside Goldenrod Germplasm release (PDF; 48 KB) Miller, C.F. and W. Skaradek 2000. Cape May, NJ. 1p. (ID# 407).

Iva frutescens - Marsh Elder (PDF; 188 KB) Miller, C.F. and W. Skaradek 2000. Somerset, NJ. 2p. (ID# 414).

Coastal Bluestem Fact Sheet (PDF; 280 KB) Miller, C. 2004. USDA-NRCS, NJ State Office. Somerset, NJ. 2p. (ID# 5737).

Suther Prairie Germplasm Indiangrass (PDF; 123 KB) William Skaradek Chris Miller 2005. Cape May PMC. Cape May NJ. 1p. (ID# 6275).

Suther Prairie Germplasm Big Bluestem (PDF; 98 KB) William Skaradek, Chris Miller 2005. Cape May PMC. Cape May NJ. July 2005. 1p. (ID# 6277).

Suther Prairie Germplasm Little Bluestem (PDF; 81 KB) William Skaradek, Chris Miller 2005. Cape May PMC. Cape May NJ. July 2005. 1p. (ID# 6278).

Plant Fact Sheet for Juncus roemerianus (PDF; 57 KB) William B. Skaradek and James Henson 2007. Cape May PMC and PLANTS Database. Cape May Court House NJ. 3/07. 3p. (ID# 7102).

Plant Factsheet: Fly Honeysuckle (Lomicera canadensis) (PDF; 78 KB) William Skaradek, Christopher Miller 2009. 2p. (ID# 9103).

Plant fact Sheet: beach heather (Hudsonia tomentosa) (PDF; 148 KB) William Skaradek, Christopher Miller 2009. (ID# 9104).

Seaside Goldenrod Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 112 KB) Scott Snell 2010. Cape May PMC. 2p. (ID# 9710).

Distichlis spicata -Plant Factsheet (PDF; 258 KB) William Skaradek 2009. Cape May PMC. 2p. (ID# 9906).

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Plant Guides

Agastache scrophulariifolia Plant Guide (PDF; 89 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2012. Cape May, New Jersey. 07/2012. 3p. (ID# 11314).

Euthamia graminifolia Plant Guide (PDF; 115 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2012. Cape May, NJ. 07/2012. 3p. (ID# 11316).

Hypericum perforatum Plant Guide (PDF; 163 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2012. Cape May, NJ. 07/2012. 4p. (ID# 11318).

Pycnanthemum tenuifolium Plant Guide (PDF; 141 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2012. Cape May, NJ. 07/2012. 2p. (ID# 11320).

Cajanus cajan Plant Guide (PDF; 506 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2013. Cape May Courthouse, NJ. February 2013. 4p. (ID# 11705).

Crotalaria juncea Plant Guide (PDF; 199 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2013. Cape May Courthouse, NJ. February 2013. 4p. (ID# 11706).

Lablab purpureus Plant Guide (PDF; 306 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2013. Cape May Courthouse, NJ. February 2013. 3p. (ID# 11707).

Vigna unguiculata Plant Guide (PDF; 88 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2013. Cape May, NJ. 2013. 3p. (ID# 11930).

Canavalia ensiformis Plant Guide (PDF; 245 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2014. Cape May, NJ. Jan 2014. 4p. (ID# 12113).

Sesbania herbacea Plant Guide (PDF; 195 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2014. Cape May, NJ. Feb 2014. 4p. (ID# 12115).

Solidago sempervirens Plant Guide (PDF; 244 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2014. Cape May, NJ. February 2014. 4p. (ID# 12128).

American Beachgrass (PDF; 171 KB) Miller, C.F. and S. Petersen 2000. Somerset, NJ. 2p. (ID# 403).

Beachgrass Planting Guide for Municipality Volunteers (PDF; 687 KB) Skaradek, W.B. October 2003. 2003. USDA-NRCS Cape May Plant Materials Center. Cape May Courthouse, NJ. October 2003. 4p. (ID# 6035).

Planting Guide for Juncus roemerianus (PDF; 70 KB) William B. Skaradek and James Henson 2007. Cape May PMC and PLANTS Database. Cape May Court House NJ. 3/07. 5p. (ID# 7103).

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Release Brochure

Southampton Germplasm prairie cordgrass (PDF; 184 KB) Scott Snell 2013. Cape May PMC. Cape May Court House, NJ. 2p. (ID# 11917).

Release Brochure for Cape American Beachgrass (PDF; 140 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2014. Cape May, NJ. February 2014. 2p. (ID# 12116).

Release Brochure for Suther Big Bluestem (PDF; 251 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2014. Cape May, NJ. February 2014. 2p. (ID# 12117).

Release Brochure for Wildwood Bayberry (PDF; 152 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2014. Cape May, NJ. February 2014. 2p. (ID# 12118).

Release Brochure for Atlantic Coastal Panicgrass (PDF; 348 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2014. Cape May, NJ. February 2014. 2p. (ID# 12119).

Release Brochure for Carthage Switchgrass (PDF; 200 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2014. Cape May, NJ. February 2014. 2p. (ID# 12120).

Release Brochure for High Tide Switchgrass (PDF; 145 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2014. Cape May, NJ. February 2014. 2p. (ID# 12121).

Release Brochure for Timber Switchgrass (PDF; 285 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2014. Cape May, NJ. February 2014. 2p. (ID# 12122).

Release Brochure for Ocean View Beach Plum (PDF; 357 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2014. Cape May, NJ. February 2014. 2p. (ID# 12123).

Release Brochure for Dune Crest Coastal Little Bluestem (PDF; 205 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2014. Cape May, NJ. February 2014. 2p. (ID# 12124).

Release Brochure for Suther Little Bluestem (PDF; 136 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2014. Cape May, NJ. February 2014. 2p. (ID# 12126).

Release Brochure for Avalon Saltmeadow Cordgrass (PDF; 126 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2014. Cape May, NJ. February 2014. 2p. (ID# 12127).

Release Brochure for Coastal Indiangrass (PDF; 142 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2014. Cape May, NJ. February 2014. 2p. (ID# 12130).

Release Brochure for Suther Indiangrass (PDF; 142 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2014. Cape May, NJ. February 2014. 2p. (ID# 12131).

Release Brochure for Monarch Seaside Goldenrod (PDF; 237 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2014. Cape May, NJ. February 2014. 2p. (ID# 12132).

Release Brochure for High Tide Switchgrass (PDF; 133 KB) Miller, Christopher F. and William Skaradek 2007. Release brochure. Cape May Court House. 2p. (ID# 7506).

Suther Little Bluestem (PDF; 128 KB) William Skaradek 2008. Cape May PMC. Cape May Court House NJ. August 2008. 2p. (ID# 8163).

Wildwood bayberry release brochure (PDF; 166 KB) C.F. Miller, William B. Skaradek 2008. Cape May Court House, NJ. 1p. (ID# 8165).

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Books

A Guide to: Conservation Plantings on Critical Areas for the Northeast (PDF; 6.6 MB) Paul Salon and Chris Miller 2012. USDA-NRCS Big Flats Plant Materials Center. Chicago, Illinois. September, 2012. 148p. (ID# 11417).

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Plant Materials Annual Report of Activities

2013 Progress Report of Activities (PDF; 293 KB) Christopher Sheahan, Scott Snell 2014. Cape May, NJ. 2014. 6p. (ID# 12114).

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Newsletters

Coastlines-Cape May PMC Winter Newsletter (PDF; 321 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2012. Cape May PMC. Cape May Court House, NJ. January 2012. 3p. (ID# 11005).

Coastlines Winter Newsletter (PDF; 986 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2013. Cape May, NJ. Winter 2013. 3p. (ID# 11708).

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Miscellaneous Popular Articles

Vegetation for Tidal Shoreline Stabilization in the Mid-Atlantic States (PDF; 2.6 MB) Sharp, W.C., C. Belcher, and J. Oyler 0. USDA-NRCS Cape May Plant Materials Center. Cape May, NJ. 21p. (ID# 2659).

Beachgrass Planting Guide for Volunteers and Municipalities (PDF; 687 KB) Skaradek W.B. and C. Miller 2003. 2p. (ID# 4697).

Investigations Into Cultural Techniques for Enhancing the Production of the Coastal Halophyte Seabeach Amaranth (PDF; 121 KB) William Skaradek 2005. USDA NRCS Cape May PMC. Cape May Court House NJ. January 2005. 3p. (ID# 6042).

Survival of the Coastal Halophyte Seabeach Amaranth (Amaranthus pumilis) in Loamy Soils (PDF; 214 KB) William skaradek 2005. USDA NRCS Cape May PMC. Cape May Court House NJ. January 2005. 3p. (ID# 6043).

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Refereed Journal Articles

Genetic Diversity of Twelve Switchgrass Populations Using Molecular and Morphological Markers (PDF; 211 KB) Laura M. Cortese, Joshua Honig, Chris Miller, and Stacy A. Bonos 2010. Bioenergy Research Journal. 10p. (ID# 9712).

Genetic Variation of Spartina alterniflora in the NY Metropolitan Area-Relevance for Marsh Restoration (PDF; 208 KB) Ari Novy, Peter E. Smouse, Jean Marie Hartman, Lena Struwe, Josh Honig, Chris Miller, Melissa Alvarez, Stacy Bonos 2010. Wetlands (2010). 30:603-608. 6p. (ID# 9905).

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Published Abstracts

Quantifying the Role of Native Warm Season Grasses in Sequestering Soil Organic Carbon (PDF; 18 KB) Miller Christopher F., Dr. Curtis Dell 2012. Proceedings of the 8th Eastern Native Grass Symposium, Oct 2012.. Cape May Court House, NJ. September 2012. 1p. (ID# 11312).

Quantifying the Role of Native Warm Season Grasses in Sequestering Soil Organic Carbon (PDF; 18 KB) Christopher Miller, Dr. Curtis Dell 2013. 8th Eastern Native Grass Symposium. Charlottesville, VA. October 2012. 1p. (ID# 11916).

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Technical Poster

Developing Plant Technologies for a Changing Climate (PDF; 1.6 MB) Christopher Miller 2011. Cape May Court House, NJ. 1p. (ID# 10630).

Genetic Variation of Spartina alterniflora in the New York Metropoloitan Area and it's Relevance for Marsh Restoration (PDF; 827 KB) Novy, Ari, Peter Smouse, Jean Marie Hartman, Lena Struwe, Joshua Honig, Chris Miller, and Stacy Bonos 2011. BSA Economic Botany Section, Botanical Society of America. 1p. (ID# 10631).

Cutthroat Grass: a Florida Endemic Native Plant Protected on USDA-NRCS Conservation Easements (PDF; 2.2 MB) Greg Hendricks, Janet Grabowski, Christopher Sheahan, Mary Anne Gonter, Jonathan Connolly 2013. New Jersey and Florida PMC. Feb 2012. 1p. (ID# 12129).

Investigations into Cultural Techniques for the Commercial Production of the Coastal Halophyte Seabeach Amaranth (Amaranthus pumilis Raf.) (PDF; 114 KB) Skaradek, William. 2005. USDA NRCS Cape May PMC. New Orleans, LA. February 2005. 1p. (ID# 6039).

Survival of the Coastal Halophyte _x000d_ Seabeach Amaranth (Amaranthus pumilis Raf.) in Loamy Soils (PDF; 43 KB) Skaradek, William. And Noel Murray 2005. NOAA 2005 National Coastal Zone Conference. New Orleans, LA. Jan. 2005. 1p. (ID# 6041).

Genetic Diversity of Switchgrass Populations in the Northeast United States (PDF; 212 KB) S.A. Bonos, C. Miller, and W. Skaradek 2006. Proceedings of the 5th Eastern Native Grass Symposium. Harrisburg PA. 10/'10/06. 1p. (ID# 7006).

Equipment Settings for Cleaning Seed if Spike Grass (PDF; 156 KB) William Skaradek and Noel Murray 2007. Eastern Native Grass Conference. Harrisburg PA. 10/10/06. 1p. (ID# 7009).

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Published Symposium Proceedings

Cape May Point State Park-A Case Study for Improving the Maritime Forest (PDF; 32 KB) Christopher F. Miller, Matt Pelligrine 2012. New Jersey Sea Grant. July 2009. 4p. (ID# 11007).

The Use of Native Warm Season Grasses for Critical Area Stabilization (PDF; 36 KB) Miller, C.F. and J.A. Dickerson 1999. Proceedings of the Second Eastern Native Grass Symposium, Nov. 17-19, 1999, Baltimore, MD. Baltimore, MD. 7p. (ID# 405).

Seeding technology for Spartina alterniflora (PDF; 18 KB) Christopher Miller 2009. Eastern Native Grass Symposium, Columbia South Carolina.. Clemson University. October 7-10. 3p. (ID# 9107).

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Release Notices

Notice of Release of Southampton Germplasm Prairie Cordgrass (PDF; 187 KB) Scott Snell 2013. Cape May Plant Materials Center. Cape May Court House, NJ. 2013. 9p. (ID# 11919).

Release Notice for High Tide Tested Germplasm switchgrass (PDF; 77 KB) Miller, Christopher F., and William Skaradek 2007. (ID# 7507).

Timber Germplasm Switchgrass release notice (PDF; 92 KB) Christopher Miller 2009. Somerset, NJ. 5p. (ID# 9105).

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Other Publication Types

New Jersey Stormwater Best Management Practices Manual - Landscape Chapter (PDF; 997 KB) New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection 2004. New Jersey Storm Best Practices Manual, Chapter 7. Trenton, NJ. 48p. (ID# 5772).

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