Skip Navigation

Publications - Los Lunas Plant Materials Center

The Los Lunas Plant Materials Center has published the following documents to solve specific resource conservation needs. Click on the document title to view each document.

If you encounter any problems or would like to submit feedback regarding the files provided on this page, please submit the Web Site Feedback Form

The following documents require Acrobat Reader

Publication Type

Published Abstracts

Plant Materials Development and Planting Strategies for Disturbed Southwestern Landscapes Fenchel, G., J. Aragon, D. Dreesen, D. Goodson, K. White, and J. Lopez 2013. 2013 National Seed Conference, Native Plant Materials Development, Production & Use in Habitat Restoration. Corvallis Oregon. April 8-11, 2013. 1p. (ID# 11801).

Deep Planting of Longstem Native Riparian Shrubs Fenchel, G., D. Dreesen, and K. White 2012. 17th Wildland Shrub Symposium. Las Cruces, NM. May 22-24, 2012. 1p. (ID# 11323).

The Deep Planting of Longstem Native Shrubs: An effective and inexpensive planting method for disturbed Southwestern riparian ecosystems Fenchel, G. 2011. 2011 Sustaining Colorado Watershed Conference "THE FIRST DROP LANDS HERE" Presentation Abstracts. Avon, CO. October 4-6, 2011. 1p. (ID# 10770).

Back to Top



Information Brochures and Flyers

Pocket Guide to the Beneficial Insects of New Mexico Grasswitz, T.R. and D.R. Dreesen 2012. New Mexico State University, Agricultural Science Center, Los Lunas, NM. Los Lunas, NM. March 2012. 28p. (ID# 10943).

Pocket Guide to the Native Bees of New Mexico Grasswitz, T.R. and D.R. Dreesen 2012. New Mexico State University, Agricultural Science Center, Los Lunas, NM. Los Lunas, NM. March 2012. 30p. (ID# 10942).

NRCS Los Lunas Plant Materials Center Conservation, Revegetation, Restoration Sandoval, D. and G. Fenchel 2009. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. 2009. 2p. (ID# 9430).

Natural Resources Reporter - Seeding Native Grasses in the Arid Southwest Garrett, B. 2009. New Mexico Natural Resource Reporter. Albuquerque, NM. November December 2008. 1p. (ID# 8354).

Guidelines for Planting Dormant Whip Cuttings to Revegetate and Stabilize Streambanks: Deep Planting - The Ground Water Connection Los Lunas Plant Materials Center 2007. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. 2007. 2p. (ID# 7105).

Guidelines for Planting Longstem Transplants for Riparian Restoration in the Southwest: Deep Planting-The Ground Water Connection Los Lunas Plant Materials Center 2007. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. 2007. 2p. (ID# 7106).

Conservation Showcase, Fall Planting of Native shrubs Fenchel, G., D. Dreesen, and B. Garrett 2006. NRCS New Mexico State Office. Albuquerque, NM. 1p. (ID# 6808).

Alkali Muhly A Common and Abundant New Mexico Riparian Grass Species Fenchel, G. 2005. USDA-NRCS Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, New Mexico. 2p. (ID# 5940).

Back to Top



Plant Fact Sheets

Big Sacaton Fact Sheet 'Windbreaker' Notice of Cultivar Release Goodson, D.G. 2011. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas. September 2011. 1p. (ID# 10637).

Plant Fact Sheet: Penstemon angustifolius (narrowleaf penstemon) Garner, R., M. Jespersen, and D. Goodson 2000. USDA-NRCS Los Lunas Plant Materials Center and New Mexico State University Los Lunas Agricultural Science Center. Los Lunas, NM. Feb. 2000. 2p. (ID# 862).

Back to Top



Popular Journal or Magazine Articles

Plant Parameters for Plant Functional Groups of Western Rangelands to Enable Process Based Simulation Modeling J.R. Kiniry, J. Briggs, J. Englert, M. Weltz, K. Jensen, D. Tillery, M. Stannard, A. Young-Mathews, T. Blanke, M. Smither-Koppler, S. Winslow, D. Goodson 2014. American Journal of Experimental Agriculture. Madison, Wisconsin. Volume 4, Issue 7, July 2014, pp 746-766. 20p. (ID# 12324).

Book Review - Raising Native Plants in Nurseries: Basic Concepts Dreesen, D.R. 2013. Native Plants Journal. Madison, Wisconsin. Vol. 14 (1), Spring 2013. 1p. (ID# 11802).

Propagating Native Salicaceae for Riparian Restoration on the Hopi Reservation in Arizona Landis, T. D., D. R. Dreesen, J.R. Pinto, and R.K. Dumroese 2006. Native Plants Journal. Bloomington, Indiana. Vol. 7 Spring 2006. 8p. (ID# 6797).

Back to Top



Newsletters

Los Lunas Plant Materials Center Fall 2011 Newsletter Sandoval, D. 2011. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center, Los Lunas, NM. Los Lunas, NM. Fall 2011. 2p. (ID# 10964).

Back to Top



Plant Guides

Plant Guide for James' Galleta St. John, L., D. Tilley, and D. Goodson 2012. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, Idaho. April 20, 2012. 4p. (ID# 11109).

Seeding Xeric Riparian Sites Following Removal of Invasive Phreatophytes Dreesen, D., G. Fenchel, D. Goodson, and K. White 2006. Handout for Riparian Management Course for NRCS New Mexico employees. Los Lunas, NM. June 5-9, 2006. 8p. (ID# 6608).

Back to Top



Poster

'Windbreaker' Big Sacaton Cultivar Release from the Los Lunas Plant Materials Center Goodson, D.G. 2012. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center, Los Lunas, NM. Los Lunas, NM. 10/26/11. 3p. (ID# 10941).

'Windbreaker' Big Sacaton Cultivar Release from USDA-NRCS Los Lunas PMC & NMSU Goodson, D.G. and G.A. Fenchel 2011. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Santa Fe, NM. October 26-27, 2011. (ID# 10771).

Back to Top



Major Publications

A Guide for Planning Riparian Treatments in New Mexico Fenchel, G., D. Dreesen, M. Miller, S. Lacy, K. Leiting, and G. Chavez 2007. United States Department of Agricultural. Albuquerque, NM. September 2007. 40p. (ID# 7685).

Back to Top



PM Annual Progress Report of Activities

2014 Los Lunas Plant Materials Center Progress Report of Activities NMPMC 2015. NMPMC. New Mexico. 01/13/2015. 6p. (ID# 12603).

Los Lunas Plant Materials Center 2013 Progress Report of Activities Sandoval, D. 2014. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. 2013. 10p. (ID# 12136).

Progress Report of Activities Fenchel, G., D. Dreesen, and D. Goodson 2013. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. 2012. 8p. (ID# 11709).

Back to Top



Release Brochures

'Grant' Cane bluestem Release Brochure (update) Bothriochloa barbinoides NMPMC 2015. NMPMC. New Mexico. 3/23/2015. 2p. (ID# 12604).

'Lovington' blue grama (H.B.K.) ex Steud. A Conservation Plant Release NMPMC 2015. NMPMC. Los Lunas, NM. 2p. (ID# 12651).

'Niner' sideoats grama Bouteloua curtipendula (Michx.) Torr. Var. caespitosa Gould & Kapadia, Conservation Release Brochure NMPMC 2015. NMPMC. New Mexico. 3/26/2015. 2p. (ID# 12599).

'Nogal' black grama Conservation Release Brochure NMPMC 2015. New Mexico. Los Lunas, NM. May 2015. 2p. (ID# 12650).

'Pink Lady' winterberry eunoymus Conservation Release Brochure (update) Euonymus bungeanus Maxim. NMPMC 2015. NMPMC. New Mexico. 3/23/2015. 2p. (ID# 12600).

'Salado' alkali sacaton Sporobolus airoides (Torr.) Torr. Conservation Release Brochure NMPMC 2015. Los Lunas, New Mexico. 6/30/2015. 1p. (ID# 12649).

'Tusas Germplasm' bottlebrush squirreltail Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezy NMPMC 2015. NMPMC. New Mexico. 3/23/2015. 2p. (ID# 12598).

'Alma' Blue Grama, A Conservation Plant Release Sandoval, D. 2014. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. March 28, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12138).

'Bandera' Rocky Mountain penstemon Conservation Release Brochure Sandoval, D. 2014. Los Lunas, NM. Los Lunas, NM. March 2014. 2p. (ID# 12164).

'Barranco' Desert willow Conservation Release Brochure Sandoval, D. 2014. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. March 2014. 2p. (ID# 12163).

'Bonita' Soaptree yucca Conservation Release Brochure Sandoval, D. 2014. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. March 2014. 2p. (ID# 12162).

'Elida' Sand bluestem Release Brochure (update) Andropogon hallii Hack. Sandoval, D. 2014. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. November 2014. 2p. (ID# 12465).

'Hope' Desert willow Conservation Release Brochure Sandoval, D. 2014. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. March 2014. 2p. (ID# 12161).

'Jemez' New Mexico forestiera Conservation Release Brochure Sandoval, D. 2014. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. March 2014. 2p. (ID# 12160).

'Montane' Mountain mahogany Conservation Release Brochure Sandoval, D. 2014. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. March 2014. 2p. (ID# 12159).

'Pastura' Little bluestem Release Brochure (update) Schizachyrium scoparium (Michx.) Nash Sandoval, D. 2014. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. November 2014. 2p. (ID# 12466).

'Vaughn' Sideoats grama Release Brochure (update) Bouteloua curtipendula (Michx.) Torr. Sandoval, D. 2014. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. November 2014. 2p. (ID# 12464).

'Westwater Germplasm' Alkali muhly Conservation Release Brochure Sandoval, D. 2014. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. March 28, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12158).

'Arriba' Western Wheatgrass Sandoval, D. 2013. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. January 23, 2013. 2p. (ID# 11798).

'El Vado' Spike Muhly Sandoval, D. 2013. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. April 17, 2013. 2p. (ID# 11799).

'Jose' Tall Wheatgrass Sandoval, D. 2013. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. April 17, 2013. 2p. (ID# 11800).

'Hachita' Blue grama Brochure Sandoval, D. 2011. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. March 2011. 2p. (ID# 10444).

'Luna' Pubescent Wheatgrass Brochure Sandoval, D. 2011. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. March, 2001. 2p. (ID# 10769).

'Paloma' Indian ricegrass Brochure Sandoval, D. 2011. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. March 2011. 2p. (ID# 10445).

'Windbreaker' Release Brochure Goodson, D.G., G.A. Fenchel, and D.R. Dreesen 2011. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, New Mexico. September 2011. 2p. (ID# 10639).

Back to Top



Refereed Journal Articles

'Windbreaker' Cultivar Big Sacaton a Foundation Class of Certified Seed Goodson, D.G., G.A. Fenchel, and D.R. Dreesen 2012. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center, Los Lunas, NM. Madison, WI. Native Plants Journal, 13, 1, Spring 2012. 8p. (ID# 10940).

Deep-planting techniques to establish riparian vegetation in arid and semi-arid regions Dreesen, D.R. and G.A. Fenchel 2010. Native Plants Journal. Indiana Press. 11(1):15-18, 20-22 2010. 7p. (ID# 9703).

Tumbling for Seed Cleaning and Conditioning Dreesen, D. 2004. Native Plants Journal. Moscow, Idaho. Vol.5, No. 1, Spring 2004. 3p. (ID# 5935).

Sulfuric Acid Scarification of Wax Current Seeds from New Mexico Rosner, L.S., J.T. Harrington, D.R. Dreesen, and L. Murray 2003. Native Plants Journal. Moscow, Idaho. Vol. 4, No. 1, Spring 2003. 7p. (ID# 5123).

Effect of Gibberellic Acid and Standard Seed Treatments on Mountain Snowberry Germination Rosner, L.S., J.T. Harrington, D.R. Dreesen, and L. Murray 2002. Native Plants Journal. Moscow, Idaho. Vol. 3, No. 2, Fall 2002. 8p. (ID# 4318).

Refinement and Stratification of Thinleaf Alder and Water Birch Seeds from New Mexico Jones, C.L., J.T. Harrington, and D.R. Dreesen 2002. Native Plants Journal. Moscow, Idaho. Vol 3, No. 2, Fall 2002. 9p. (ID# 4240).

Back to Top



Release Notices

'Windbreaker' Release Notice Goodson, D.G., G.A. Fenchel, and D.R. Dreesen 2011. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, New Mexico. September 2011. 4p. (ID# 10638).

Release Notice of Westwater Germplasm Fenchel, G., Dr. L. M. English, D.R. Dreesen, and D.G. Goodson 2006. Los Lunas Plant Materials. Los Lunas, New Mexico. 2/2006. 2p. (ID# 6602).

Notice Release: San Juan Germplasm Narrow Leaf Penstemon (Penstemon angustifolius) Garner, E.R., L.M. English, M. Jespersen, and D. Goodson 2000. USDA-NRCS Los Lunas Plant Materials Center and New Mexico State University. Los Lunas, NM. 3p. (ID# 858).

Notice of Release: San Juan Germplasm Narrowleaf Penstemon (Penstemon angustifolius) USDA-NRCS Los Lunas Plant Materials Center 2000. USDA-NRCS Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. 3p. (ID# 1687).

Notice of Release: Jemez New Mexico Forestiera (Forestiera neomexicana) USDA-SCS, New Mexico State Highway Department, and the New Mexico and Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station 1978. USDA-NRCS Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Jemez, NM. 3p. (ID# 3148).

Back to Top



Final Study Report

Establishment of Pollinator Plants by Direct Seeding in Flood Irrigation Fields at the Los Lunas Plant Materials Center NMPMC 2015. NMPMC. New Mexico. 3/9/2015. 8p. (ID# 12601).

Milkweed Seed Production Trials for the Xerces Society NMPMC 2015. NMPMC. New Mexico. 3/23/2015. 10p. (ID# 12602).

Back to Top



Published Symposium Proceedings

Deep-Planting Techniques to Establish Riparian Vegetation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions Fenchel, G., D. Dreesen, D. Goodson, and K. White 2010. Western Forestry and Conservation Association, Fifth Western Native Plant Conference, December 7-9, 2010 in Portland, Oregon Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel. Portland Oregon. December 7-9, 2010. 27p. (ID# 10143).

Southwest Riparian Restoration: New Stock Types and Releases, Planting Concerns, and Seeding Considerations Dreesen, D., G. Fenchel, D. Goodson, and K. White 2006. 2006 High Altitude Revegetation Workshop. Fort Collins, CO. March 7-9, 2006. 12p. (ID# 6489).

Root Growth of Apache Plume and Serviceberry on Molybdenum Mine Overburden in Northern New Mexico Williams, M., M. Tahboub, J. Harrington, D. Dreesen, and A. Ulery 2004. Seed and Soil Dynamics in Shrubland Ecosystems: Proceedings, Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service. Fort Collins, CO. RMRS-P-31, February 2004. 6p. (ID# 5938).

Percussion as an Alternative Scarification for New Mexico Locust and Black Locust Seed Khadduri, N., J. Harrington, L.S. Rosnez, and D.R. Dreesen 2002. National Nursery Proceedings - 1991, 2000, and 2001 USDA Forest Service. Ogden, Utah. Rocky Mountain Research Station Proceedings RMRS-P-24. 7p. (ID# 3904).

Riparian Restoration in the Southwest: Species Selection, Propagation, Planting Methods and Case Studies Dreesen, D., J. Harrington, T. Subrige, P. Stewart, and G. Fenchel 2002. National Nursery Proceedings - 1999, 2000, and 2001 USDA Forest Service. Ogden, Utah. Rocky Mountain Research Station Proceedings RMRS-P-24. 19p. (ID# 3852).

Influence of Pisolithus tinctorius Inoculation on Greenhouse Growth and First-Year Transplant Survival of Conifer Seedlings Harrington, J.T., A.M. Wagner, and D.R. Dreesen 2001. 2001 Proceedings of American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation 18th National Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, June 3-7, 2001. Lexington, KY. Vol. 1:255-265, 2001. 12p. (ID# 1191).

Influence of Provenance on Ribes cereum and Symphoricarpos oreophilus Seed Germination in New Mexico Seed Sources Rosner, L., J.T. Harrington, D.R. Dreesen, and L. Murray 2001. 2001 Proceedings of the American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation 18th National Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, June 3-7, 2001. Lexington, KY. Vol. 1:31-38, 2001. 10p. (ID# 1554).

Testing Native Grasses for Survival and Growth in Low pH Mine Overburden Dreesen, D.R., J.T. Harrington, A.M. Wagner, L. Murray, and P. Sun 2001. 2001 Proceedings of the American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation 18th National Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, June 3-7, 2001. Lexington, KY. Vol. 1:2-17, 2001. 14p. (ID# 606).

The Influence of Seed Source and Stock Size on First-Year Performance of Direct Transplanted Conifer Seedlings Harrington, J.T., D.R. Dreesen, A.M. Wagner, L. Murray, and P. Sun 2001. 2001 Proceedings of the American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation 18th National Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 3-7, 2001. Lexington, KY. Vol. 1:265-270, 2001. 9p. (ID# 1193).

Back to Top



Technical Notes

Pollinator Plant Recommendations for New Mexico David R. Dreesen and Tess R. Grasswitz 2015. USDA-NRCS Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. Revised March 2015. 10p. (ID# 12632).

'Windbreaker' Big Sacaton (Sporobolus wrightii) a Bio-Energy Forage Source Goodson, D.G. 2014. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas PMC. PM Tech Note 72, October 2014. 9p. (ID# 12462).

'Windbreaker' Big Sacaton (Sporbolus wrightii) for Use in Herbaceous Barriers and as Vegetative Mulch Goodson, D.G. 2014. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. October 2014, Technical Note 73. 16p. (ID# 12463).

Revised Pollinator Plant Recommendations for New Mexico Dreesen, D. and T. Grasswitz 2013. Revision of Tech Note 71 with new plant species, self seeding potential, ease of greenhouse propagation, nearest native state. Albuquerque, NM. January 2013. 7p. (ID# 11803).

Preliminary Pollinator Plant Recommendations for New Mexico Dreesen, D.R. and T.R. Grasswitz 2012. Plant Materials Technical Note No. 71. Albuquerque, NM. February 2012. 11p. (ID# 10939).

Improving Lesser Prairie-Chicken Habitat; Through Revegetation and Rangeland Management Ziehr, R., G. Rea, R. Wynia, and D. Breesen 2011. NRCS-USDA James E. "bud" Smith PMC Knox City, Texas. National. 9/15/11. 9p. (ID# 10689).

Revegetating Riparian Areas in the Southwest "Lessons Learned" Dreesen, D.R. and G.A. Fenchel 2010. Plant Materials Technical Note, New Mexico NRCS Website. Los Lunas, NM. LLPMC Technical Note No. 70. 5p. (ID# 9431).

Selecting the Appropriate Native Plants for Revegetation and Restoration Purposes in the Southwest Dreesen, D.R. 2010. Plant Materials Technical Note, New Mexico NRCS Website. Los Lunas, NM. LLPMC Technical Note No. 69. 16p. (ID# 9432).

Seeding Native Grasses in the Arid Southwest Dreesen, D. 2009. NRCS New Mexico Website. Los Lunas, NM. November 2008. 8p. (ID# 8352).

Revegetating Riparian Areas in the Southwest Dreesen, D. and G. Fenchel 2009. New Mexico NRCS Website. Los Lunas, NM. October 2008. 6p. (ID# 8353).

Basic Guidelines for Seeding Native Grasses in Arid and Semi-arid Ecoregions Dreesen, D. 2008. available at LLPMC website. Los Lunas, NM. July 2008. 4p. (ID# 8174).

Back to Top



PMC Annual Technical Report

Los Lunas Plant Materials Center Annual Technical Report 2013 Fenchel, G., J. Aragon, D. Dreesen, D. Goodson, and K. White 2014. Los Lunas, NM. 90p. (ID# 12256).

Los Lunas Plant Materials Center Annual Technical Report 2012 Fenchel, G., J. Aragon, D. Dreesen, D. Goodson, and K. White 2013. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. 2012. 62p. (ID# 11804).

Los Lunas Plant Materials Center Technical Report Sandoval, D. 2012. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. March 2011. 72p. (ID# 10944).

Back to Top



Other Publication Types

Revegetation Recommendations from the LLPMC for Santa Clara Creek Canyon Fenchel, G. 2014. Los Lunas PMC Technical Report. Los Lunas, NM. 2014. 5p. (ID# 12137).

Back to Top