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The Plant Materials Program has released the following plants to commercial growers to solve specific resource conservation needs. Click on the link to the Release Brochure (if available) to view more information on each plant release. Click on the Scientific Name for more information on the species. If you encounter any problems with the files provided on this page, please contact the PM Program Webmaster at 520-292-2999 Ext. 112

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Release Name   sorting arrow Scientific Name    sorting arrow Common Name  sorting arrow Uses Year sorting arrow   Release Brochure PMC sorting arrow  
Rio Grande Germplasm Acacia angustissima var. hirta prairie acacia wildlife habitat, range, landscaping 2012 Brochure (PDF; 249 KB) STPMC
Plains Germplasm Acacia angustissima prairie acacia grazing, range seeding, wildlife habitat, cover crops and critical area plantings 2008 Brochure (PDF; 254 KB) TXPMC
'Flame' Acer ginnala Amur maple windbreaks, landscape and beautification 1978 MOPMC
Great Northern Germplasm Achillea millefolium var. occidentalis western yarrow species diversity for rangeland, mineland, and roadside revegetation projects 2004 Brochure (PDF; 353 KB) MTPMC
'Nezpar' Achnatherum hymenoides Indian ricegrass range, critical area stabilization 1978 Brochure (PDF; 433 KB) IDPMC
'Paloma' Achnatherum hymenoides Indian ricegrass soil stabilization and range revegetation 1974 Brochure (PDF; 101 KB) NMPMC
'Rimrock' Achnatherum hymenoides Indian ricegrass wildlife food and cover, livestock forage, and mixes on sandy soil for reclamation 1996 Brochure (PDF; 125 KB) MTPMC
Star Lake Germplasm Achnatherum hymenoides Indian ricegrass ecosystem restoration 2004 NMPMC
White River Germplasm Achnatherum hymenoides Indian ricegrass restoration, reclamation and rehabilitation of rangelands 2007 NMPMC
LK621e Germplasm Achnatherum occidentale western needlegrass erosion control and quick, self perpetuating-cover, forage for cattle, sheep, horses and deer before maturity 2006 CAPMC
'NU-ARS AC2' Agropyron cristatum ssp. pectinatum crested wheatgrass cool season pastures and rangelands 2002 NDPMC
'Hycrest II' Agropyron cristatum × A. desertorum crested wheatgrass range, dry land pasture, erosion control 1984 COPMC
IDPMC
'Douglas' Agropyron cristatum crested wheatgrass forage on range sites 1994 Brochure IDPMC
'Ephraim' Agropyron cristatum crested wheatgrass range, dry land pasture, erosion control, critical area stabilization 1983 Brochure (PDF; 178 KB) IDPMC
'Nordan' Agropyron desertorum crested wheatgrass range seeding, pasture and hay land planting 1953 Brochure (PDF; 334 KB) NDPMC
'Vavilov' Agropyron fragile Siberian wheatgrass forage on range sites 1994 IDPMC
'Vavilov II' Agropyron fragile Siberian wheatgrass rangeland seedings, pasture, critical area stabilization 2008 Brochure (PDF; 160 KB) IDPMC
'Panbowl' Alnus serrulata hazel alder streambank and shoreline stabilization, riparian area restoration, wetland restoration, and wetland wildlife habitat 2007 Brochure (PDF; 1.4 MB) WVPMC
Skamania Germplasm Alnus viridis ssp. sinuata Sitka alder stream bank stabilization, riparian restoration, wildlife habitat, reclamation of eroded, disturbed, low fertility sites, companion nurse tree in conifer plantations, soil building 2006 Brochure (PDF; 451 KB) ORPMC
'Garrison' Alopecurus arundinaceus creeping foxtail pasture and hay land plantings, waterways 1963 Brochure (PDF; 143 KB) MTPMC
NDPMC
Kendrick Germplasm Amelanchier alnifolia Saskatoon serviceberry riparian areas, reclamation projects, wildlife plantings, shelterbelts, and for species diversity enhancement 2000 Brochure WAPMC
Newport Germplasm Amelanchier alnifolia Saskatoon serviceberry riparian areas, reclamation projects, wildlife plantings, shelterbelts, and for species diversity enhancement 2000 Brochure WAPMC
Okanogan Germplasm Amelanchier alnifolia Saskatoon serviceberry riparian areas, reclamation projects, wildlife plantings, shelterbelts, and for species diversity enhancement 2000 Brochure WAPMC
Long Ridge Germplasm Amelanchier utahensis Utah serviceberry surface disturbance reclamaion, wildlife habitat enhancement and xeric landscaping 2008 Brochure (PDF; 251 KB) COPMC
'Cape' Ammophila breviligulata American beachgrass restoration and stabilization of coastal dunes and critical areas 1970 Brochure (PDF; 140 KB) NJPMC
Illinois Covey Germplasm Amorpha fruticosa false indigo bush wildlife cover/shelter and for erosion control along shorelines, streams, and wetlands 2005 Brochure MOPMC
Iowa Covey Germplasm Amorpha fruticosa false indigo bush establish wildlife food/cover, enhance wetland riparian areas, and for erosion control. 2005 Brochure (PDF; 206 KB) MOPMC
Missouri Covey Germplasm Amorpha fruticosa false indigo bush to establish wildlife food/cover and address erosion control of shorelines, streams, and wetlands. 2005 Brochure MOPMC
Survivor Germplasm Amorpha fruticosa false indigo in combination with other native riparian species for stream bank erosion control, lake shore stabilization, wildlife habitat, windbreaks, and potentially for landscaping. 2005 Brochure (PDF; 680 KB) NDPMC
Gator Germplasm Amphicarpum muehlenbergianum Muhlenberg maidencane stream or canal bank stabilization, wetland restoration and constructed wetlands 2007 FLPMC
'Bison' Andropogon gerardii big bluestem range seeding, pasture and hay land planting, wildlife habitat 1989 Brochure (PDF; 217 KB) NDPMC
'Bonilla' Andropogon gerardii big bluestem range seedings, pasture and hay land plantings, wildlife habitat 1987 Brochure (PDF; 765 KB) NDPMC
Bounty Germplasm Andropogon gerardii big bluestem Conservation cover, erosion Control, pasture and hayland plantings, wildlife habitat, Range seedings, prairie revegetation and landscaping 2012 Brochure (PDF; 514 KB) NDPMC
Central Iowa Germplasm Andropogon gerardii big bluestem roadside revegetation, forage, wildlife plantings, and prairie restoration 1998 Brochure (PDF; 503 KB) MOPMC
'Earl' Andropogon gerardii big bluestem range seeding; erosion control plantings; wildlife habitat plantings; and plantings for water quality improvement 1996 Brochure (PDF; 299 KB) TXPMC
Hampton Germplasm Andropogon gerardii big bluestem forage production, erosion control, wildlife habitat and water quality improvement 2007 Brochure (PDF; 84 KB) ARPMC
'Kaw' Andropogon gerardii big bluestem range and pasture plantings, erosion control 1950 Brochure (PDF; 215 KB) KSPMC
'Niagara' Andropogon gerardii big bluestem critical area, pasture, & hay land, stream bank & shore protection, wildlife upland habitat management 1986 Brochure (PDF; 180 KB) NYPMC
Northern Iowa Germplasm Andropogon gerardii big bluestem roadside plantings, prairie restoration and enhancement, landscaping, and for increasing species diversity 2001 Brochure (PDF; 503 KB) MOPMC
Northern Missouri Germplasm Andropogon gerardii big bluestem roadside revegetation, forage, prairie restoration and landscaping, and wildlife plantings 1999 MOPMC
OH 370 Germplasm Andropogon gerardii big bluestem wildlife habitat and food and restoration 1997 MOPMC
ARPMC
OZ-70 Germplasm Andropogon gerardii big bluestem forage production, erosion control, vegetative buffers and filter strips. 2004 Brochure (PDF; 198 KB) MOPMC
Prairie View Indiana Germplasm Andropogon gerardii big bluestem provide food/cover for wildlife, increase species diversity, erosion control and restoring native plant environments. 2005 MIPMC
Refuge Germplasm Andropogon gerardii big bluestem wildlife habitat, vegetative buffers, and landscape use 2006 Brochure (PDF; 1.2 MB) MOPMC
'Rountree' Andropogon gerardii big bluestem pasture, hay and wildlife plantings 1983 Brochure (PDF; 857 KB) MOPMC
Southern Iowa Germplasm Andropogon gerardii big bluestem roadside revegetation, forage, prairie restoration and landscaping, and wildlife plantings 1999 Brochure (PDF; 503 KB) MOPMC
Southlow Michigan Germplasm Andropogon gerardii big bluestem wildlife food and cover, erosion control, restoring native plant environments, and increasing species diversity 2001 Brochure (PDF; 685 KB) MIPMC
'Sunnyview' Andropogon gerardii big bluestem range seedings, pasture and hay land plantings, and wildlife habitat 1998 NDPMC
Suther Germplasm Andropogon gerardii big bluestem roadside revegetation, critical areas, wildlife habitat, parks, recreational areas, landscapes and prairie restoration 2002 Brochure (PDF; 251 KB) NJPMC
Ghost Rider Germplasm Andropogon glaucopsis chalky bluestem forage, wetland restoration, and wildlife cover 2006 Brochure (PDF; 186 KB) FLPMC
'Centennial' Andropogon hallii sand bluestem rangeland-forage production system, soil stabilization, reclamation of marginal croplands. 2013 KSPMC
TXPMC
'Chet' Andropogon hallii sand bluestem pasture or hay, rangeland forage, and soil stabilization or reclamation of marginal croplands 2004 KSPMC
TXPMC
Cottle County Germplasm Andropogon hallii sand bluestem range and pasture seedings, wildlife habitat, critical area plantings, buffers, and on sandy soils 2003 Brochure (PDF; 244 KB) TXPMC
'Elida' Andropogon hallii sand bluestem reseeding on sandy plains and deep sand range sites 1963 NMPMC
'Garden' Andropogon hallii sand bluestem range seeding and revegetation of sandy range sites 1960 KSPMC
Fort Cooper Germplasm Andropogon ternarius splitbeard bluestem critical areas, native area restoration, rangeland, wildlife habitat and ornamental plantings 2008 Brochure (PDF; 157 KB) FLPMC
'Arbrook' Arachis glabrata perennial peanut forage, cover crop 1985 FLPMC
Brooksville 67 Germplasm Arachis glabrata perennial peanut low growing ground cover in citrus groves, roadway median strips, and xeriscape plantings in urban areas 2002 Brochure (PDF; 236 KB) FLPMC
Brooksville 68 Germplasm Arachis glabrata perennial peanut ground cover in groves, median strips, roadways, and xeriscape plantings 2002 Brochure (PDF; 157 KB) FLPMC
'Florigraze' Arachis glabrata perennial forage peanut forage 1978 FLPMC
'Altura' Arctostaphylos patula greenleaf manzanita critical area stabilization for dry, rocky slopes and droughty, well drained soils; 3-4 yr. old plants provide good cover and erosion control 1989 CAPMC
'Ruffner' Arrhenatherum elatius var. elatius tall oatgrass forage, hay, wildlife habitat, and critical area stabilization 2009 WVPMC
'Summit' Artemisia ludoviciana Louisiana sage erosion control 1986 COPMC
'Hobble Creek' Artemisia tridentata ssp. vaseyana big sagebrush winter use by deer and sheep, wildlife and range habitat improvement 1987 COPMC
Glacial Lake Albany Germplasm Asclepias tuberosa butterfly weed butterfly habitat restoration or enhancement, landscaping, dry site meadows, and roadside plantings 2001 Brochure (PDF; 277 KB) NYPMC
'Lutana' Astragalus cicer Cicer milkvetch non-bloat legume for hay and pasture 1971 Brochure (PDF; 162 KB) MTPMC
'Wytana' Atriplex aptera fourwing saltbush include in native reclamation mixes, fall and winter wildlife use 1976 Brochure (PDF; 310 KB) MTPMC
'Marana' Atriplex canescens fourwing saltbush upland game cover, environmental enhancement 1979 Brochure (PDF; 381 KB) CAPMC
'Rincon' Atriplex canescens fourwing saltbush wildlife and range habitat improvement mine land reclamation 1983 COPMC
'Santa Rita' Atriplex canescens fourwing saltbush Critical area stabilization, shelterbelts, erosion control on rangeland, wildlife habitat improvement, range improvement 1987 AZPMC
'Casa' Atriplex lentiformis big saltbush upland wildlife habitat 1979 Brochure (PDF; 585 KB) CAPMC
Blythe Germplasm Atriplex polycarpa desert saltbush erosion control on denuded range sites and critical areas 2002 Brochure (PDF; 190 KB) AZPMC
Pelican Germplasm Avicennia germinans black mangrove shoreline stabilization, intertidal areas, and for wildlife benefits; extremely salt tolerant 1994 Brochure (PDF; 307 KB) LAPMC
Grant Germplasm Bothriochloa barbinodis cane bluestem erosion control, wildlife habitat, restoration of disturbed sites, forage, rangeland seedings, and xeriscaping 2001 NMPMC
Saltillo Origin Germplasm Bothriochloa barbinodis cane bluestem erosion control on degraded rangelands and critical areas 2002 Brochure (PDF; 232 KB) AZPMC
South Texas Germplasm Bouteloua curtipendula var. caespitosa sideoats grama upland wildlife, highway rights-of-way, energy exploration reclamation, and range plantings in south Texas. 2012 Brochure (PDF; 191 KB) STPMC
Central Iowa Germplasm Bouteloua curtipendula sideoats grama erosion control, roadside stabilization, for improving wildlife habitat and for general conservation uses 1995 Brochure (PDF; 231 KB) MOPMC
'El Reno' Bouteloua curtipendula sideoats grama soil conservation and forage production 1944 Brochure (PDF; 259 KB) KSPMC
'Haskell' Bouteloua curtipendula sideoats grama range seeding, pasture, hay land planting, revegetation mined lands turf, erosion control, waterways, wildlife food cover 1983 Brochure (PDF; 326 KB) TXPMC
Killdeer Bouteloua curtipendula sideoats grama range seeding, wildlife habitat, low maintenance ground cover 1963 NDPMC
'Niner' Bouteloua curtipendula sideoats grama range reseeding, roadside plantings and mined-land reclamation 1984 NMPMC
Northern Iowa Germplasm Bouteloua curtipendula sideoats grama erosion control, roadside stabilization, for improving wildlife habitat and for general conservation uses 1995 MOPMC
Northern Missouri Germplasm Bouteloua curtipendula sideoats grama roadside and wildlife plantings, prairie restorations, field borders, buffers, landscaping and for increasing plant diversity in prairie communities. 2008 MOPMC
'Pierre' Bouteloua curtipendula sideoats grama range seeding, critical area plantings, low maintenance ground cover 1961 Brochure (PDF; 824 KB) NDPMC
'Premier' Bouteloua curtipendula sideoats grama range seeding, pasture, revegetation, erosion control, waterways, wildlife cover 1960 TXPMC
Southern Iowa Germplasm Bouteloua curtipendula sideoats grama erosion control, roadside stabilization, for improving wildlife habitat and for general conservation uses 1995 MOPMC
'Vaughn' Bouteloua curtipendula sideoats grama range reseeding, roadside plantings and mined land reclamation 1940 NMPMC
'Nogal' Bouteloua eriopoda black grama range reseeding, roadside plantings and mined land reclamation 1971 NMPMC
'Alma' Bouteloua gracilis blue grama range improvement, erosion control and low maintenance turf for rec areas 1992 NMPMC
Bad River Ecotype Bouteloua gracilis blue grama rangeland seeding; reduced maintenance plantings; prairie restoration; xeric landscaping 1996 Brochure (PDF; 223 KB) NDPMC
'Hachita' Bouteloua gracilis blue grama revegetation and rangeland seedings 1980 Brochure (PDF; 265 KB) NMPMC
'Lovington' Bouteloua gracilis blue grama revegetation of abandoned farm land and depleted ranges 1963 NMPMC
Chaparral Germplasm Bouteloua hirsuta hairy grama critical areas, roadsides and reclamation sites 2007 Brochure (PDF; 356 KB) STPMC
Dilley Germplasm Bouteloua repens slender grama critical area sites, roadsides, reclamation sites, buffers and filter strips 2007 Brochure (PDF; 355 KB) STPMC
Atascosa Germplasm Bouteloua rigidiseta Texas grama critical areas, roadsides, and reclamation sites 2007 Brochure (PDF; 355 KB) STPMC
'Regar' Bromus biebersteinii meadow brome pasture, hay land, critical area stabilization 1966 Brochure (PDF; 177 KB) IDPMC
Central Coast 2600 Germplasm Bromus carinatus California brome habitat restoration, revegetation, erosion control and ranges 2008 Brochure (PDF; 271 KB) CAPMC
Central Sierra 3200 Germplasm Bromus carinatus California brome habitat restoration, revegetation, erosion control and ranges 2008 CAPMC
Coastal 500 Germplasm Bromus carinatus California brome habitat restoration, revegetation, erosion control and ranges 2008 Brochure (PDF; 126 KB) CAPMC
'Cucamonga' Bromus carinatus California brome erosion control, cover crop 1949 Brochure (PDF; 191 KB) CAPMC
Northern Cal 40 Germplasm Bromus carinatus California brome habitat restoration, revegetation, erosion control and ranges. 2008 Brochure (PDF; 131 KB) CAPMC
Southern Cal 1000 Germplasm Bromus carinatus California brome habitat restoration, revegetation, erosion control and ranges 2008 Brochure (PDF; 287 KB) CAPMC
'Blando' Bromus hordeaceus ssp. hordeaceus soft chess erosion control, cover crop, range improvement 1954 Brochure (PDF; 339 KB) CAPMC
'Bromar' Bromus marginatus mountain brome quick stabilization of critical areas, short term pasture/hay land 1946 Brochure (PDF; 181 KB) WAPMC
Garnet Germplasm Bromus marginatus mountain brome quick cover and erosion control, in mixes for range seeding, and critical area stabilization 2000 COPMC
MTPMC
Bismarck Ecotype Buchloe dactyloides buffalograss low maintenance cover; erosion control; prairie restoration; xeric landscaping 1996 Brochure (PDF; 206 KB) NDPMC
'Texoka' Buchloe dactyloides buffalograss soil conservation and forage production 1974 KSPMC
'Goshen' Calamovilfa longifolia prairie sandreed reclamation and range renovation - sandy soils 1976 Brochure (PDF; 276 KB) MTPMC
Koch Germplasm Calamovilfa longifolia prairie sandreed erosion control, dune stabilization, and water quality improvement 2007 Brochure (PDF; 779 KB) MIPMC
'Pronghorn' Calamovilfa longifolia prairie sandreed range and pasture plantings in sandy soil conditions 1988 Brochure (PDF; 136 KB) KSPMC
'Copper' Castanea pumila chinquapin wildlife food and cover 2005 NYPMC
'Golden' Castanea pumila golden chinquapin wildlife habitat 1983 WVPMC
'Maleza' Ceanothus cordulatus mountain whitethorn critical area stabilization for dry, rocky slopes and droughty, well drained soils; preferred deer food; 3-4 yr. old plants provide good ground cover and erosion control 1989 CAPMC
'Cuesta' Ceanothus flexilis ceanothus erosion control 1991 CAPMC
'Oahe' Celtis occidentalis hackberry shelterbelts, wildlife plantings, urban plantings 1982 Brochure (PDF; 392 KB) NDPMC
Prairie Harvest Germplasm Celtis occidentalis common hackberry windbreaks, riparian buffers, wildlife, and ornamental planting as an alternative to ash 2009 Brochure (PDF; 1.2 MB) NDPMC
'Keystone' Cephalanthus occidentalis buttonbush wildlife habitat improvement, wetland restoration or riparian area development 1996 Brochure (PDF; 158 KB) NYPMC
'Montane' Cercocarpus montanus mountain mahogany used for any purpose where woody plants are desired 1978 Brochure (PDF; 336 KB) NMPMC
'Comanche' Chamaecrista fasciculata partridge pea critical area stabilization, land reclamation, cover crop, beautification 1985 Brochure (PDF; 211 KB) TXPMC
Lark Selection Chamaecrista fasciculata partridge pea temporary soil stabilization and for wildlife food 1997 MSPMC
'Riley' Chamaecrista fasciculata partridge pea wildlife habitat improvement, critical area erosion control and for beautification of roadsides, parks and recreation areas 2007 Brochure (PDF; 206 KB) KSPMC
Makakupa`ia Germplasm Chenopodium oahuense Aweoweo erosion control, ecosystem restoration, enhancing cultural sites, increasing plant diversity and wildlife cover and food. 2007 HIPMC
'Barranco' Chilopsis linearis desert willow windbreaks, revegetation of disturbed areas and urban plantings 1977 Brochure (PDF; 325 KB) NMPMC
'Hope' Chilopsis linearis desert willow windbreaks, revegetation of disturbed areas and urban plantings 1980 Brochure (PDF; 371 KB) NMPMC
'Regal' Chilopsis linearis desert willow windbreaks, revegetation of disturbed areas and urban plantings 1989 NMPMC
Kinney Germplasm Chloris crinita false Rhodes grass early season forage and native range restoration 1999 Brochure (PDF; 1.3 MB) STPMC
Mariah Germplasm Chloris cucullata hooded windmill grass roadside plantings, range seeding, critical site revegetation 2006 Brochure (PDF; 1.7 MB) STPMC
Hidalgo Germplasm Chloris pluriflora multiflower false Rhodes grass Range Seeding and Upland Wildlife Habitat 2011 Brochure (PDF; 216 KB) STPMC
Welder Germplasm Chloris subdolichostachya shortspike windmill grass roadside plantings, critical area revegetation 2006 Brochure (PDF; 1.7 MB) STPMC
'Trailar' Clematis ligusticifolia western clematis critical area stabilization, Wildlife habitat 1992 Brochure WAPMC
'Dorado' Cleome isomeris bladderpod wildlife habitat 1979 Brochure (PDF; 322 KB) CAPMC
Northern Missouri Germplasm Coreopsis palmata prairie coreopsis roadside plantings and prairie restoration and enhancement 2001 Brochure (PDF; 246 KB) MOPMC
Western Missouri Germplasm Coreopsis palmata prairie coreopsis roadside plantings and prairie restoration and enhancement 2001 MOPMC
'Indigo' Cornus amomum silky dogwood single row windbreak under center pivot irrigation. Field and farmstead windbreak. Soil bioengineering. Wildlife food. 1982 Brochure (PDF; 512 KB) MIPMC
'Redstone' Cornus mas cornelian cherry dogwood wildlife food and cover, windbreaks landscape, and beautification 1991 MOPMC
Cheney Selection Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis western dogwood riparian area restoration, stream bank stabilization, wildlife habitat improvement, native landscaping, shelterbelts, roadside beautification, and food plant for wildlife 1998 Brochure WAPMC
'Mason' Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis western dogwood stabilizing banks of low velocity streams, improving fish and wildlife habitat, windbreaks and screens, soil bioengineering, wetland enhancement and creation 1992 Brochure (PDF; 302 KB) ORPMC
Harrington Origin Cornus sericea ssp. sericea redosier dogwood bioengineering, riparian rehabilitation, wildlife food and cover, and landscaping 1999 Brochure WAPMC
'Ruby' Cornus sericea ssp. sericea redosier dogwood stream bank protection, windbreaks, fish and wildlife habitat improvement, borders, ornamental, biotechnical slope stabilization 1988 Brochure (PDF; 221 KB) NYPMC
Wallowa Selection Cornus sericea ssp. sericea redosier dogwood riparian area restoration, stream bank stabilization, wildlife habitat improvement, native landscaping, shelterbelts, roadside beautification, and food plant for wildlife 1998 Brochure WAPMC
Sun Harvest Germplasm Corylus americana hazelnut windbreaks and wildlife food and habitat 2007 MOPMC
'Centennial' Cotoneaster integerrimus cotoneaster shelterbelts, wildlife habitat, recreation areas 1987 Brochure (PDF; 512 KB) NDPMC
'Homestead' Crataegus anomala Arnold hawthorn windbreaks, wildlife habitat, and urban corridors 1993 Brochure (PDF; 296 KB) NDPMC
'Tropic Sun' Crotalaria juncea sun hemp primarily used as a green manure crop for soil improvement. Also useful as a source of fiber 1982 Brochure (PDF; 224 KB) HIPMC
'Quickstand' Cynodon dactylon bermudagrass turf and grazing 1992 WVPMC
'Tufcote' Cynodon dactylon bermudagrass critical area planting, recreational use, and heavy wear situations 1962 Brochure (PDF; 89 KB) MDPMC
'Akaroa' Dactylis glomerata orchardgrass pasture, hay, silage, range improvement, erosion control, cover crop, wildlife 1953 CAPMC
'Augusta' Dactylis glomerata orchardgrass forage production, mine reclamation sites 2008 Brochure (PDF; 294 KB) WVPMC
'Berber' Dactylis glomerata orchardgrass pasture, hay, silage, range improvement, erosion control, cover crop, wildlife 1981 Brochure (PDF; 348 KB) CAPMC
'Latar' Dactylis glomerata orchardgrass late summer forage, stabilization of soils subject to water erosion 1957 Brochure WAPMC
'Paiute' Dactylis glomerata orchardgrass range, critical area stabilization 1983 Brochure (PDF; 186 KB) IDPMC
Antelope Germplasm Dalea candida white prairie clover forage, nitrogen source for associated grasses, wildlife, and for use in seed mixes 2000 Brochure (PDF; 248 KB) MTPMC
NDPMC
Cuero Germplasm Dalea purpurea var. purpurea purple prairieclover range seeding, revegetation, and wildlife habitat 2003 Brochure (PDF; 225 KB) TXPMC
STPMC
Bismarck Germplasm Dalea purpurea purple prairieclover range and pasture seed mixtures, wildlife habitat, rangeland restoration, prairie landscaping, livestock and wildlife forage 2000 NDPMC
Central Iowa Germplasm Dalea purpurea purple prairieclover roadside revegetation, wildlife plantings, prairie restoration and landscaping 1998 MOPMC
'Kaneb' Dalea purpurea purple prairieclover component of warm-season grass planting, forage, roadside revegetation 1975 Brochure (PDF; 125 KB) KSPMC
Northern Iowa Germplasm Dalea purpurea purple prairieclover roadside and wildlife plantings, creating and restoring prairie, landscaping, and to increase plant diversity in prairie communities. 2003 MOPMC
Baskett Slough Germplasm Danthonia californica California oatgrass erosion control, critical area stabilization, grassland and prairie restoration, rangeland and woodland plantings, and wildlife habitat 2001 Brochure (PDF; 562 KB) ORPMC
'Peru Creek' Deschampsia caespitosa tufted hairgrass revegetation of mine sites at high elevations (9,000-12,000') with acidic soils (pH 3.5-6.0) 1994 COPMC
Tillamook Germplasm Deschampsia caespitosa tufted hairgrass wetland restoration, stream bank and channel stabilization, and pastures 2002 Brochure (PDF; 449 KB) ORPMC
Willamette Germplasm Deschampsia caespitosa tufted hairgrass freshwater wetland restoration, stream bank stabilization, and pasture 2002 Brochure (PDF; 472 KB) ORPMC
Reno Germplasm Desmanthus illinoensis Illinois bundleflower rangeland, critical area, and recreational plantings, and wildlife food and cover 1999 Brochure (PDF; 213 KB) KSPMC
'Sabine' Desmanthus illinoensis Illinois bundleflower range, pasture seeding, wildlife food, revegetation, critical area planting 1983 Brochure (PDF; 201 KB) TXPMC
Hondo Germplasm Desmanthus velutinus velvet bundleflower range seeding, wildlife habitat, and erosion control 2003 Brochure (PDF; 217 KB) TXPMC
STPMC
Balli Germplasm Desmanthus virgatus var. depressus prostrate bundleflower wildlife habitat, range 2013 Brochure (PDF; 241 KB) STPMC
'Kuiaha' Desmodium aparines desmodium pasture improvement, cover crop and erosion control 1969 Brochure (PDF; 732 KB) HIPMC
Alexander Germplasm Desmodium canadense showy tick trefoil wildlife food and cover and prairie restoration 1998 Brochure (PDF; 211 KB) MOPMC
Alcona Germplasm Desmodium glabellum Dillenius' ticktrefoil wildlife habitat 2006 Brochure (PDF; 701 KB) MIPMC
Marion Germplasm Desmodium glabellum Dillenius' ticktrefoil food for upland gamebirds, songbirds as well as other wildlife 2009 Brochure (PDF; 271 KB) MIPMC
Grant Germplasm Desmodium paniculatum panicledleaf ticktrefoil wildlife food and as a alternative to introduced plant species. 2006 Brochure (PDF; 177 KB) MIPMC
'Tioga' Dichanthelium clandestinum deertongue critical area planting, forest land erosion control, land reclamation, land reconstruction, revegetating disturbed areas 1975 Brochure (PDF; 134 KB) NYPMC
Pilgrim Germplasm Dichanthelium scoparium velvet rosettegrass wildlife food 2007 Brochure (PDF; 204 KB) ETPMC
Angleton Dichanthium aristatum bluestem range seeding 1942 TXPMC
T-587 Dichanthium Old World bluestem range, pasture seeding hay land, stabilization critical area, filter strips 1981 TXPMC
La Salle Germplasm Digitaria californica Arizona cottontop rangeland seeding 2007 Brochure (PDF; 358 KB) STPMC
'Loetta' Digitaria californica Arizona cottontop forage, rangeland seeding, erosion control, increasing plant community diversity 2000 Brochure (PDF; 828 KB) AZPMC
PMT-389 Digitaria californica Arizona cottontop range seeding, critical area planting, wildlife TXPMC
LK517f Germplasm Distichlis spicata inland saltgrass stream restoration and erosion control 2002 Brochure (PDF; 434 KB) CAPMC
Kamiloloa Germplasm Dodonaea viscosa Florida hopbush ecosystem restoration, revegetation of eroded areas, wildlife food and cover, windbreaks, and for landscaping 2000 HIPMC
Bismarck Germplasm Echinacea angustifolia narrow-leaved coneflower CRP mixes, landscaping, highway right-of-way plantings, medicinal purposes 2000 NDPMC
Central Iowa Germplasm Echinacea pallida pale purple coneflower roadside and wildlife plantings, prairie creations and restorations, landscaping and for increasing plant diversity in prairie communities. 2006 MOPMC
Northern Iowa Germplasm Echinacea pallida pale purple coneflower roadside plantings, prairie creation and restoration, and landscaping 2002 MOPMC
Northern Missouri Germplasm Echinacea pallida pale purple coneflower prairie restoration projects, roadside, wildlife and landscaping 2009 Brochure (PDF; 468 KB) MOPMC
Southern Iowa Germplasm Echinacea pallida pale purple coneflower roadside plantings, landscaping, and for prairie creation, restoration and diversity 2002 MOPMC
Western Missouri Germplasm Echinacea pallida pale purple coneflower prairie restorations projects, roadside, wildlife and landscaping 2009 Brochure (PDF; 468 KB) MOPMC
'Chiwapa' Echinochloa frumentacea Japanese millet food and cover for water fowl, quail, and dove; livestock forage. 1965 MSPMC
Leflore Source Echinodorus cordifolius creeping burhead wetland mitigation plantings, constructed wetlands, and for natural areas which are moist 1996 MSPMC
Dupuyer Streambank Germplasm Elaeagnus commutata silverberry stream bank stabilization, windbreaks, and shelterbelts, wildlife food and cover 2000 Brochure (PDF; 166 KB) MTPMC
Pondera Floodplain Germplasm Elaeagnus commutata silverberry upper stream bank stabilization, windbreaks, and shelterbelts, wildlife food and cover 2000 Brochure (PDF; 166 KB) MTPMC
Central Iowa Germplasm Elymus canadensis Canada wildrye erosion control, roadside stabilization, for improving wildlife habitat and for general conservation uses 1995 Brochure (PDF; 196 KB) MOPMC
Icy Blue Germplasm Elymus canadensis Canada wildrye prairie restoration, erosion control and wildlife habitat enhancement 2004 Brochure (PDF; 550 KB) MIPMC
Lavaca Germplasm Elymus canadensis Canada wildrye cool season forage on pastureland and rangeland 2000 Brochure (PDF; 858 KB) STPMC
'Mandan' Elymus canadensis Canada wildrye range seedlings, pasture and hay land plantings 1946 Brochure (PDF; 85 KB) NDPMC
Northern Iowa Germplasm Elymus canadensis Canada wildrye erosion control, roadside stabilization, for improving wildlife habitat and for general conservation uses 1995 MOPMC
Southern Iowa Germplasm Elymus canadensis Canada wildrye erosion control, roadside stabilization, for improving wildlife habitat and for general conservation uses 1995 MOPMC
Toe Jam Creek Germplasm Elymus elymoides ssp. californicus squirreltail ecosystem restoration and for resource conservation practices. 2003 IDPMC
Fish Creek Germplasm Elymus elymoides ssp. elymoides squirreltail ecosystem restoration and for resource conservation practices 2003 IDPMC
Pueblo Germplasm Elymus elymoides bottlebrush squirreltail erosion control, fire restoration, domestic livestock and wildlife forage prodution. 2005 Brochure (PDF; 182 KB) COPMC
Sand Hollow Elymus elymoides bottlebrush squirreltail ecosystem restoration and reclamation 1996 IDPMC
Tusas Germplasm Elymus elymoides bottlebrush squirreltail erosion control, wildlife habitat, restoration of disturbed sites, fire restoration seedings, and rangeland seedings 2001 NMPMC
Wapiti Germplasm Elymus elymoides bottlebrush squirreltail erosion control, domestic livestock, wildlife forage production, and fire restoration. 2005 Brochure (PDF; 150 KB) COPMC
'Arlington' Elymus glaucus ssp. glaucus blue wildrye rapid cover as a pioneer plant, erosion control, wildlife habitat, and forage, herbage production, site rehabilitation after fire or logging, cover under trees in open woodlands 1995 Brochure (PDF; 441 KB) ORPMC
White Pass Germplasm Elymus glaucus ssp. glaucus blue wildrye reforestation and reclamation plantings and establishing vegetative cover on disturbed soils 2010 Brochure (PDF; 171 KB) WAPMC
'Elkton' Elymus glaucus ssp. jepsonii blue wildrye rapid cover as a pioneer plant, erosion control, wildlife habitat and forage, herbage production, site rehabilitation after fire or logging, cover under trees in open woodlands. 1997 Brochure (PDF; 504 KB) ORPMC
'Mariposa' Elymus glaucus blue wildrye erosion control, quick self-perpetuating cover, fair to good forage for cattle, horses, and deer 2002 Brochure (PDF; 216 KB) CAPMC
Union Flat Germplasm Elymus glaucus blue wildrye restoration of Palouse Prairie and roadside revegetation 2008 WAPMC
'Bannock' Elymus lanceolatus ssp. lanceolatus thickspike wheatgrass erosion control, forage, and cover, mine spoil reclamation, critical area stabilization, and filter strips 1995 Brochure (PDF; 174 KB) IDPMC
'Critana' Elymus lanceolatus ssp. lanceolatus thickspike wheatgrass reclamation, native species for CRP, xeriscaping, range renovation 1971 Brochure (PDF; 2 MB) MTPMC
'Sodar' Elymus lanceolatus ssp. lanceolatus streambank wheatgrass erosion control, critical area stabilization 1954 Brochure (PDF; 121 KB) IDPMC
Copperhead Germplasm Elymus trachycaulus ssp. trachycaulus slender wheatgrass reclamation of roadsides, acid-impacted mine land, rangeland, and urban disturbances 2006 Brochure (PDF; 368 KB) MTPMC
'Pryor' Elymus trachycaulus ssp. trachycaulus slender wheatgrass inclusion as a quick establishing species in seeding mixes, reclamation, highways, CRP, etc. 1988 Brochure (PDF; 227 KB) MTPMC
'San Luis' Elymus trachycaulus ssp. trachycaulus slender wheatgrass high elevation erosion control recommended for ski slopes range and wildlife habitat improvement 1984 Brochure (PDF; 217 KB) COPMC
Cuivre River Germplasm Elymus virginicus Virginia wildrye forage, erosion control, vegetative buffers and filters, wildlife food/cover, plant diversity in wetland and riparian plantings, and as a cover crop for woody plantings 2002 Brochure (PDF; 208 KB) MOPMC
Kinchafoonee Germplasm Elymus virginicus Virginia wildrye erosion control for field borders, logging roads, critical area treatments, and cool season cover crop 2004 GAPMC
Northern Missouri Germplasm Elymus virginicus Virginia wildrye riparian areas, soil stabilization, forage, wildlife food and cover, and prairie plantings 1999 MOPMC
'Secar' Elymus wawawaiensis Snake River wheatgrass long term stabilization of semi arid land soils 1980 Brochure (PDF; 163 KB) WAPMC
'Eldorado' Engelmannia peristenia Engelmann daisy high quality, forage wildlife, livestock, range seedings, revegetation landscape, beautification 1985 Brochure (PDF; 261 KB) TXPMC
Bonita Germplasm Eragrostis intermedia plains lovegrass ecological restoration of disturbed areas and for wildlife habitat 2010 Brochure (PDF; 194 KB) AZPMC
'Bend' Eragrostis trichodes sand lovegrass range seedings 1971 Brochure (PDF; 167 KB) KSPMC
'Mason' Eragrostis trichodes sand lovegrass range seeding, erosion control, wind strips, warm season pasture, wildlife cover 1971 Brochure (PDF; 749 KB) TXPMC
Kaho'olawe Germplasm Eragrostis variabilis kawelu ecosystem restoration, erosion control, enhancing diversity in riparian areas, and for wildlife cover and food. 2005 HIPMC
'Duro' Eriogonum fasciculatum California buckwheat erosion control, insect habitat 1983 Brochure (PDF; 242 KB) CAPMC
'Umatilla' Eriogonum niveum snow buckwheat critical area stabilization, mine land reclamation, restoration of natural areas 1991 Brochure WAPMC
'Sierra' Eriogonum umbellatum var. polyanthum sulphur flower buckwheat erosion control, landscape, wildlife, revegetation 1987 Brochure (PDF; 201 KB) CAPMC
Central Iowa Germplasm Eryngium yuccifolium rattlesnake master roadside revegetation, wildlife plantings, prairie restoration and landscaping, and wildflower gardens 1999 Brochure (PDF; 213 KB) MOPMC
Northern Iowa Germplasm Eryngium yuccifolium rattlesnake master roadside revegetation, wildlife plantings, prairie restoration and landscaping, and wildflower gardens 1998 Brochure (PDF; 213 KB) MOPMC
Southern Iowa Germplasm Eryngium yuccifolium rattlesnake master roadside revegetation, wildlife plantings, prairie restoration and landscaping, and wildflower gardens 1999 Brochure (PDF; 213 KB) MOPMC
'Tropic Coral' Erythrina variegata tall erythrina primarily developed for windbreak for soil and water conservation 1985 Brochure (PDF; 378 KB) HIPMC
'Pink Lady' Euonymus bungeanum winterberry euonymus multi-row windbreaks, wildlife habitat, living screens 1973 KSPMC
'Redondo' Festuca arizonica Arizona fescue range revegetation and slope stabilization on steep infertile sites 1973 NMPMC
'Covar' Festuca ovina sheep fescue stabilization of dry land soils, suppression of weeds 1977 Brochure WAPMC
Klamath Mountains Germplasm Festuca roemeri Roemer's fescue Upland prairie and oak savanna restoration, wildlife habitat and rangeland improvement, and erosion control. Potential for low input turf and vineyard cover crop. 2012 Brochure (PDF; 299 KB) ORPMC
Northwest Maritime Germplasm Festuca roemeri Roemer's fescue Restoration of upland prairies and oak savanna, wildlife habitat improvement, and erosion control. Potential low input turf grass and cover crop in vineyards and young orchards. 2012 Brochure (PDF; 302 KB) ORPMC
Puget Germplasm Festuca roemeri Roemer's fescue Restoration of upland prairies and oak savanna, wildlife habitat improvement, and erosion control. Potential uses include low input turf and cover crop for vineyards and young orchards. 2012 Brochure (PDF; 290 KB) ORPMC
San Juan Germplasm Festuca roemeri Roemer's fescue Restoration of upland prairies and oak savanna, wildlife habitat improvement, and erosion control. Potential for low input turf and cover crop in vineyards and young orchards. 2012 Brochure (PDF; 218 KB) ORPMC
Willamette Valley Germplasm Festuca roemeri Roemer's fescue Restoration of upland prairies and oak savanna, wildlife habitat improvement, and erosion control. Potential uses include low input turf and cover crop in vineyards and young orchards. 2012 Brochure (PDF; 315 KB) ORPMC
'Durar' Festuca trachyphylla hard fescue long term stabilization of critical areas, perennial low maintenance cover of recreational areas 1949 Brochure WAPMC
'Jemez' Forestiera pubescens var. pubescens New Mexico forestiera soil stabilization and beautification plantings 1978 Brochure (PDF; 318 KB) NMPMC
'Cardan' Fraxinus pennsylvanica green ash shelterbelts, wildlife habitat 1979 Brochure (PDF; 300 KB) NDPMC
Meriwether Germplasm Gaillardia aristata blanketflower species diversity in native seed mixes for reveg disturbed areas, pollinator-friendly, and wildlfie food, cover, and nesting 2011 Brochure (PDF; 378 KB) MTPMC
'Quail Haven' Glycine soja reseeding soybean food and cover for upland game birds, soil improvement, and hay crop 1986 MSPMC
Bobwhite Glycine soybean wildlife food and cover 1975 MOPMC
'Timp' Hedysarum boreale Utah sweetvetch rangeland, mined land, critical areas, and to improve upland wildlife habitats; established stands can be used for forage in early spring to midsummer 1994 Brochure (PDF; 148 KB) COPMC
'Flora Sun' Helianthus debilis ssp. debilis beach sunflower beach dune stabilization and beautification 1991 Brochure (PDF; 137 KB) FLPMC
'Aztec' Helianthus maximiliani Maximilian sunflower wildlife food cover livestock, forage, natural hedge, screen, filter strips, landscape plant, provides color & beautification 1978 Brochure (PDF; 287 KB) TXPMC
Medicine Creek Germplasm Helianthus maximiliani Maximilian sunflower range and pasture seedings, wildlife habitat, prairie restoration and landscaping, hedge or screen, and has potential for use in filter strips 2000 NDPMC
'Prairie Gold' Helianthus maximiliani Maximilian sunflower critical area reseeding, wildlife food planting 1978 Brochure (PDF; 161 KB) KSPMC
Cajun Sunrise Germplasm Helianthus mollis ashy sunflower Conservation/Restoration; livestock; Wildlife and Ornamental 2012 Brochure (PDF; 276 KB) LAPMC
ETPMC
Bismarck Germplasm Helianthus pauciflorus ssp. pauciflorus stiff sunflower prairie restoration, native landscaping, range improvement 2000 NDPMC
Central Iowa Germplasm Heliopsis helianthoides oxeye false sunflower native plantings along roadsides, conservation plantings, and wildlife habitat 1996 Brochure (PDF; 131 KB) MOPMC
'Midas' Heliopsis helianthoides false sunflower recreational area planting, roadside revegetation, wildlife food 1984 Brochure (PDF; 156 KB) KSPMC
Northern Iowa Germplasm Heliopsis helianthoides false sunflower roadside revegetation, wildlife plantings, and prairie restoration 1997 MOPMC
Southern Iowa Germplasm Heliopsis helianthoides oxeye false sunflower roadside revegetation, wildlife plantings, and prairie restoration 1997 Brochure (PDF; 131 KB) MOPMC
Kaho'olawe Germplasm Heteropogon contortus piligrass ecosystem restoration, erosion control, wildlife habitat, increasing diversity in riparian and other communities, and for enhancing cultural sites 2003 HIPMC
Spirit Germplasm Hierochloe odorata sweetgrass cultural significance in Native American ceremonies, stabilization of riparian and wetland ecosystems 2004 Brochure (PDF; 394 KB) MTPMC
Jackson-Frazier Germplasm Hordeum brachyantherum meadow barley wetland restoration, wildlife habitat, critical area erosion control, cover crop in certain perennial crops 2008 Brochure (PDF; 445 KB) ORPMC
'Seco' Hordeum vulgare barley standing mulch crop, cover crop, critical area stabilization nurse crop. 1987 Brochure (PDF; 312 KB) AZPMC
Sumter Germplasm Juncus effusus Soft Rush wetland wildlife (cover), residential septic systems, constructed wetlands, wetland restoration and riparian buffers 2008 Brochure (PDF; 397 KB) GAPMC
'Emerald Sea' Juniperus conferta shore juniper landscape and shore plantings 1971 NJPMC
Bridger-Select Juniperus scopulorum Rocky Mountain juniper windbreaks and shelterbelts as a midsized evergreen in multiple row designs 1998 Brochure (PDF; 766 KB) MTPMC
Central Iowa Germplasm Koeleria macrantha prairie Junegrass roadside plantings, creating and restoring prairie, landscaping, and to increase plant diversity in prairie communities 2003 MOPMC
Northern Iowa Germplasm Koeleria macrantha prairie Junegrass roadside plantings, creating and restoring prairie, landscaping, and to increase plant diversity in prairie communities. 2003 MOPMC
'Hatch' Krascheninnikovia lanata winterfat winter forage in sagebrush and pinon-juniper communities 1985 COPMC
NMPMC
Open Range Germplasm Krascheninnikovia lanata winterfat reclamation, range renovation, forage, and wildlife habitat in semi-arid grasslands 2002 Brochure (PDF; 229 KB) MTPMC
'AU Ground Cover' Lathyrus hirsutus caley pea cool season cover crop for conservation tillage systems and as a cattle forage 1994 Brochure (PDF; 572 KB) GAPMC
'Lancer' Lathyrus latifolius perennial pea erosion control plant, wildlife cover plant, land reclamation, brush management, roadside seeding mixtures, critical area planting where objective includes beautification 1984 Brochure (PDF; 141 KB) MIPMC
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'Van Horn' Leptochloa dubia green sprangletop range seeding, pasture and hay land planting. filler grass, critical area, revegetation mined land 1988 Brochure (PDF; 325 KB) TXPMC
Central Iowa Germplasm Lespedeza capitata roundhead lespedeza native plantings along roadsides, conservation plantings, and wildlife habitat 1996 Brochure (PDF; 160 KB) MOPMC
'Kanoka' Lespedeza capitata roundhead lespedeza roadside vegetation, park and recreational area plantings, component of warm-season grass plantings, forage, and for wildlife food 1998 Brochure (PDF; 205 KB) KSPMC
Northern Iowa Germplasm Lespedeza capitata roundhead lespedeza roadside plantings, prairie restoration and enhancement, landscaping, and for increasing species diversity 2001 MOPMC
Southern Iowa Germplasm Lespedeza capitata roundhead lespedeza roadside revegetation, wildlife plantings, and prairie restoration 1997 MOPMC
'Appalow' Lespedeza cuneata sericea lespedeza low maintenance, ground cover to prevent erosion and stabilize soil 1978 WVPMC
VA-70 Lespedeza thunbergii shrub lespedeza wildlife habitat, riparian corridors, critical areas 1952 NJPMC
Yellowpuff Leucaena retusa littleleaf lead tree wildlife food, beautification, critical area plantings 1981 TXPMC
'Continental' Leymus cinereus basin wildrye restoration of disturbed rangeland to improve wildlife habitat and provide site stabilization 2008 COPMC
'Magnar' Leymus cinereus basin wildrye range, wildlife, erosion control 1979 Brochure (PDF; 140 KB) IDPMC
'Trailhead' Leymus cinereus basin wildrye fall/winter livestock grazing, reclamation, wildlife food and cover 1991 Brochure MTPMC
Washoe Germplasm Leymus cinereus basin wildrye erosion control, wildlife habitat and mine land reclamation 2002 Brochure (PDF; 213 KB) MTPMC
'Shoshone' Leymus multicaulis beardless wildrye saline - irrigated and sub irrigated, pasture and hay 1980 Brochure (PDF; 219 KB) MTPMC
'Volga' Leymus racemosus mammoth wildrye critical area stabilization, sand dune stabilization, mine land reclamation, wildlife cover 1949 Brochure (PDF; 385 KB) WAPMC
COPMC
'Rio' Leymus triticoides beardless wildrye bank and shoreline protection, range improvement, soil stabilization (wet areas), revegetation 1991 Brochure (PDF; 403 KB) CAPMC
Central Iowa Germplasm Liatris aspera rough blazing star roadside plantings, prairie creations and restorations, landscaping, and increase plant diversity in prairie communities 2003 MOPMC
Northern Iowa Germplasm Liatris aspera rough blazing star roadside plantings, creating and restoring prairie, landscaping, and to increase plant diversity in prairie communities. 2003 MOPMC
Southern Iowa Germplasm Liatris aspera rough blazing star roadside plantings, creating and restoring prairie, landscaping, and to increase plant diversity in prairie communities 2003 MOPMC
Floral Passion Germplasm Liatris elegans blazing star roadside plantings, landscaping, mine land restoration, and wildlife food 2003 Brochure (PDF; 182 KB) FLPMC
Central Iowa Germplasm Liatris pycnostachya thickspike gayfeather roadside revegetation, wildlife plantings, prairie restoration and landscaping, and wildflower gardens 1999 MOPMC
'Eureka' Liatris pycnostachya thickspike gayfeather prairie restoration, roadside revegetation, recreational area planting 1975 Brochure (PDF; 145 KB) KSPMC
Northern Iowa Germplasm Liatris pycnostachya thickspike gayfeather roadside revegetation, wildlife plantings, prairie restoration and landscaping, and wildflower gardens 1999 MOPMC
Northern Missouri Germplasm Liatris pycnostachya thickspike gayfeather roadside plantings and prairie restoration and enhancement 2001 Brochure (PDF; 157 KB) MOPMC
Southern Iowa Germplasm Liatris pycnostachya thickspike gayfeather roadside plantings and prairie restoration and enhancement 2001 MOPMC
Western Missouri Germplasm Liatris pycnostachya thickspike gayfeather roadside planting and prairie restoration and enhancement 2001 Brochure (PDF; 157 KB) MOPMC
Maple Grove Germplasm Linum lewisii prairie flax erosion control, biodiversity, wildlife habitat, and beautification 2004 Brochure (PDF; 321 KB) IDPMC
'Appar' Linum perenne prairie flax range, critical area stabilization, beautification, diversity 1980 Brochure (PDF; 335 KB) IDPMC
Union Germplasm Liriodendron tulipifera tulip poplar woodland revegetation, timber production, landscaping, riparian areas 1998 MOPMC
'Wimmera 62' Lolium rigidum annual ryegrass erosion control 1962 CAPMC
Armex Lupinus elegans Mexican lupine winter cover crop 1962 FLPMC
Glacial Lake Albany Germplasm Lupinus perennis wild lupine butterfly habitat restoration or enhancement, landscaping, dry site meadows, and roadside plantings 2001 NYPMC
'Hederma' Lupinus rivularis riverbank lupine erosion control for critical sites, cover crop for reforestation and wildlife food and cover, green manure, native forb for naturalized landscape uses, sand dune and dredge spoil stabilization. Can be used to over seed existing stands of grass. 1981 Brochure (PDF; 268 KB) ORPMC
'Big-O' Malus coronaria crabapple wildlife food and cover, beautification of urban landscapes, windbreaks, screens and hedgerows. 1993 GAPMC
'Midwest' Malus mandshurica Manchurian crabapple shelterbelts, wildlife habitat, recreation areas 1973 Brochure (PDF; 331 KB) NDPMC
'Roselow' Malus sargentii Sargent crabapple farm and field windbreaks 1978 Brochure MIPMC
'Magenta' Malus hybrid crabapple small tree for single row windbreaks & beautification 1990 Brochure (PDF; 658 KB) MIPMC
Crockett Germplasm Mimosa strigillosa herbaceous mimosa ground cover for surface mine reclamation and disturbed areas 2006 Brochure (PDF; 265 KB) ETPMC
Central Iowa Germplasm Monarda fistulosa wild bergamont prairie restoration programs, roadside and wildlife platings and landscaping. 2007 Brochure (PDF; 169 KB) MOPMC
Northern Iowa Germplasm Monarda fistulosa wild bergamont prairie restoration projects, roadside, wildlife, and landscaping 2007 MOPMC
Southern Iowa Germplasm Monarda fistulosa wild bergamont roadside and wildlife plantings, creating and restoring prairies, landscaping, and to increase plant diversity in prairie communities 2003 MOPMC
'Wildwood' Morella pensylvanica bayberry back dune stabilization, windbreaks, field borders, wildlife, and vegetative barrier 1993 Brochure (PDF; 152 KB) NJPMC
Moapa Germplasm Muhlenbergia asperifolia scratchgrass riparian restoration and rehabilitation, wildlife habitat improvement, restoration of disturbed areas; increasing plant diversity, and for rehabilitation of areas following salt cedar removal 2007 Brochure (PDF; 502 KB) AZPMC
Westwater Germplasm Muhlenbergia asperifolia alkali muhly erosion control, wildlife food and cover, restoration of disturbed sites and increasing plant diversity of riparian areas. 2006 NMPMC
Sea Islands Germplasm Muhlenbergia capillaris var. filipes gulfhairawn muhly coastal restoration and basket making 2009 Brochure (PDF; 172 KB) FLPMC
Morning Mist Germplasm Muhlenbergia capillaris hairawn muhly xeriscaping, and as an ornamental 2006 FLPMC
Purple Haze Germplasm Muhlenbergia capillaris hairawn muhly ornamental 2012 Brochure (PDF; 303 KB) FLPMC
'El Vado' Muhlenbergia wrightii spike muhly soil stabilization and range vegetation 1973 Brochure (PDF; 306 KB) NMPMC
LK415f Germplasm Nassella cernua foothill needlegrass restoration, critical area plantings, cover crop, and wildlife habitat 1999 CAPMC
LK115d Germplasm Nassella pulchra purple needlegrass restoration, critical area plantings, cover crop, and wildlife habitat 1998 CAPMC
LK215e Germplasm Nassella pulchra purple needlegrass restoration, critical area plantings, cover crop, and wildlife habitat 1998 CAPMC
LK315d Germplasm Nassella pulchra purple needlegrass restoration, critical area plantings, cover crop, and wildlife habitat 1998 CAPMC
'Lodorm' Nassella viridula green needlegrass range seeding and pasture plantings 1970 Brochure (PDF; 515 KB) NDPMC
'Tropic Verde' Neonotonia wightii perennial soybean pasture improvement, cover crop and erosion control 1992 HIPMC
Central Iowa Germplasm Oligoneuron rigidum var. rigidum stiff goldenrod roadside plantings, prairie creation and restoration, and landscaping 2002 MOPMC
Northern Iowa Germplasm Oligoneuron rigidum var. rigidum stiff goldenrod roadside revegetation, wildlife plantings, prairie restoration and landscaping 1998 MOPMC
Southern Iowa Germplasm Oligoneuron rigidum var. rigidum stiff goldenrod roadside plantings, landscaping, prairie creation and restoration, and for increasing plant diversity in prairie communities 2002 MOPMC
'Atlantic' Panicum amarum coastal panicgrass coastal dune stabilization, mined land restoration 1981 Brochure (PDF; 348 KB) NJPMC
Fourchon Germplasm Panicum amarum bitter panicum coastal beach and barrier island dune stabilization and enhancement 1998 Brochure (PDF; 527 KB) LAPMC
'Northpa' Panicum amarum bitter panicum wind erosion, beach and sand dune stabilization, and wildlife cover 1992 Brochure (PDF; 133 KB) FLPMC
'Southpa' Panicum amarum bitter panicum wind erosion, beach and sand dune stabilization, and wildlife cover 1992 FLPMC
'Selection 75' Panicum coloratum kleingrass pasture, hay land planting, range seeding, critical area wildlife, food and cover 1969 Brochure (PDF; 199 KB) TXPMC
'Verde' Panicum coloratum kleingrass range seeding, seeding wildlife food and cover 1981 TXPMC
Oso Germplasm Panicum hallii var. filipes Hall's panicum, Filly panic Wildlife, Highways, Rangeland, Saline sites 2011 Brochure (PDF; 311 KB) STPMC
Citrus Germplasm Panicum hemitomon maidencane erosion control along streams, channels and pond banks, and for forage in moist pastures 1999 Brochure (PDF; 212 KB) FLPMC
'Halifax' Panicum hemitomon maidencane controlling erosion on toe slopes of stream channels and preventing erosion long shorelines of ponds and reservoirs caused by wave action (shoreline erosion control) 1974 Brochure (PDF; 659 KB) MSPMC
'Dove' Panicum miliaceum Proso millet wildlife food 1972 Brochure (PDF; 270 KB) GAPMC
'Alamo' Panicum virgatum switchgrass range seedings, pasture, hay land, erosion control, shoreline stabilization, revegetation wind strips, wildlife habitat 1978 Brochure (PDF; 251 KB) TXPMC
'Blackwell' Panicum virgatum switchgrass range seeding - revegetation of disturbed areas 1944 Brochure (PDF; 258 KB) KSPMC
'Carthage' Panicum virgatum switchgrass wildlife habitat, buffers, pastures, and as a component of native plant mixes 2006 Brochure (PDF; 200 KB) NJPMC
'Cave-In-Rock' Panicum virgatum switchgrass summer pasture, wildlife food and habitat 1974 Brochure (PDF; 239 KB) MOPMC
Central Iowa Germplasm Panicum virgatum switchgrass roadside plantings, creating and restoring prairies, landscaping, and to increase plant diversity in prairie communities 2003 MOPMC
'Dacotah' Panicum virgatum switchgrass range seeding, pasture and hay land planting, wildlife habitat, waterways 1989 Brochure (PDF; 499 KB) NDPMC
'Forestburg' Panicum virgatum switchgrass pasture or hay land, range seeding, wildlife habitat, waterways 1987 Brochure (PDF; 260 KB) NDPMC
Grenville Panicum virgatum switchgrass soil stabilization and range revegetation 1940 NMPMC
High Tide Germplasm Panicum virgatum switchgrass freshwater stabilization of streambanks and shoreline and for herbaceous riparian buffers 2007 Brochure (PDF; 145 KB) NJPMC
'Kanlow' Panicum virgatum switchgrass wet soil lowland areas, biofuel 1963 Brochure (PDF; 268 KB) KSPMC
KY 1625 Panicum virgatum switchgrass cover & forage plant on marginal low fertility, hillside pasture 1977 WVPMC
Miami Panicum virgatum switchgrass dune stabilization, hay production, range site improvement, wildlife habitat improvement, cut green forage, waterway vegetation, mine reclamation, and windbreaks 1996 Brochure (PDF; 78 KB) FLPMC
Penn Center Germplasm Panicum virgatum switchgrass coastal erosion control 2010 Brochure (PDF; 223 KB) GAPMC
'Shawnee' Panicum virgatum switchgrass pasture and hay 1995 MOPMC
'Shelter' Panicum virgatum switchgrass forage, wind barriers, critical area treatment, spring nesting habitat, wildlife cover plant 1987 Brochure NYPMC
Southlow Michigan Germplasm Panicum virgatum switchgrass wildlife food and cover, erosion control, restoring native plant environments, and increasing species diversity 2001 Brochure (PDF; 390 KB) MIPMC
Stuart Panicum virgatum switchgrass hay production, range site improvement, wildlife habitat improvement, cut green forage, waterway vegetation, coastal area stabilization, mine reclamation, and windbreaks 1996 Brochure (PDF; 78 KB) FLPMC
Timber Germplasm Panicum virgatum switchgrass biomass production, critical areas, buffers and vegetative barriers 2009 Brochure (PDF; 285 KB) NJPMC
Wabasso Panicum virgatum switchgrass hay production, range site improvement, wildlife habitat improvement, cut green forage, waterway vegetation, coastal area stabilization, and mine reclamation 1996 Brochure (PDF; 78 KB) FLPMC
Maverick Germplasm Pappophorum bicolor pink pappusgrass rangeland seeding and highway right-of-way plantings 2010 Brochure (PDF; 2.4 MB) STPMC
Pima Germplasm Pappophorum vaginatum whiplash pappusgrass erosion control, wildlife food and cover, restoration of disturbed areas, and rangeland rehabilitation 2006 Brochure (PDF; 477 KB) AZPMC
Webb Germplasm Pappophorum vaginatum whiplash pappusgrass rangeland seeding, highway right-of-ways, and for upland wildlife 2010 Brochure (PDF; 2.1 MB) STPMC
'Arriba' Pascopyrum smithii western wheatgrass revegetation of rangeland 1973 Brochure (PDF; 368 KB) NMPMC
'Barton' Pascopyrum smithii western wheatgrass range seedlings, stabilization of earth structures 1970 Brochure (PDF; 140 KB) KSPMC
'Recovery' Pascopyrum smithii western wheatgrass erosion control, range and pasture renovation, livestock forage 2009 Brochure (PDF; 190 KB) IDPMC
'Rodan' Pascopyrum smithii western wheatgrass range seedings, cool season pastures, mine land reclamation 1983 Brochure (PDF; 261 KB) NDPMC
'Rosana' Pascopyrum smithii western wheatgrass mined-land reclamation, native grass for CRP, range renovation 1972 Brochure (PDF; 507 KB) MTPMC
Harrison Germplasm Paspalum floridanum Florida paspalum wildlife food and cover, forage, mine reclamation, prairie restoration, and highway and utility right of way uses 2004 Brochure (PDF; 193 KB) ETPMC
Mid-Atlantic Germplasm Paspalum floridanum Florida paspalum soil stabilization, filter strips, wildlife and forage 2009 Brochure (PDF; 138 KB) MDPMC
'Tropic Lalo' Paspalum hieronymi paspalum ground cover for orchards, waterways, roadsides 1984 Brochure (PDF; 394 KB) HIPMC
'Pensacola' Paspalum notatum Bahiagrass critical stabilization and cattle forage 1944 GAPMC
Brazoria Germplasm Paspalum vaginatum seashore paspalum coastal wetland restoration as a pioneer species, especially on bare soils in fresh or brackish areas, and provides wildlife food 1999 Brochure (PDF; 410 KB) LAPMC
'Tropic Shore' Paspalum vaginatum seashore paspalum primarily for stabilizing the shorelines and banks of aquaculture ponds, canals, and streams with brackish or salty water 1988 Brochure (PDF; 398 KB) HIPMC
Kerr Germplasm Pavonia lasiopetala Texas swampmallow range seeding, beautification and low-input native landscaping, wildlife and livestock forage 2000 Brochure (PDF; 281 KB) TXPMC
'Llano' Pennisetum ciliare buffelgrass range, pasture seeding 1977 TXPMC
'Nueces' Pennisetum ciliare buffelgrass range, pasture seeding 1977 TXPMC
San Juan Germplasm Penstemon angustifolius narrow leaf penstemon erosion control, wildlife food and cover, restoration of disturbed sites, increasing plant diversity, and xeriscaping 2000 NMPMC
Richfield Selection Penstemon eatonii firecracker penstemon erosion control, diversity, and beautification 1994 Brochure (PDF; 349 KB) IDPMC
Old Works Germplasm Penstemon eriantherus var. eriantherus fuzzytongue penstemon reclamation of mine lands, adding species diversity to restoration mixtures on acidic, heavy metal-affected sites, restoration of dry open landscapes 2002 Brochure (PDF; 265 KB) MTPMC
'Cedar' Penstemon palmeri var. palmeri Palmer's penstemon wildlife forage 1985 NMPMC
'Bandera' Penstemon strictus Rocky Mountain penstemon stabilization, roadside plantings 1973 Brochure (PDF; 277 KB) NMPMC
Clearwater Selection Penstemon venustus Venus penstemon erosion control, diversity, and beautification 1994 Brochure (PDF; 319 KB) IDPMC
'Perla' Phalaris aquatica koleagrass range improvement 1970 Brochure (PDF; 524 KB) CAPMC
Colfax Germplasm Philadelphus lewisii Lewis' mock orange riparian area restoration, wildlife forage, shelterbelts, stream bank erosion control and native landscaping 2002 Brochure WAPMC
St. Maries Germplasm Philadelphus lewisii Lewis' mock orange riparian area restoration, wildlife habitat, and native landscaping 2002 Brochure WAPMC
'McKenzie' Photinia melanocarpa black chokeberry wildlife plantings, farmstead and field windbreaks, single-row wind barrier plantings, fruit production, ornamental/recreational plantings 2008 Brochure (PDF; 264 KB) NDPMC
'Shoreline' Phragmites australis common reed shoreline stabilization, critical area planting wildlife food and cover 1978 TXPMC
'Southwind' Phragmites australis common reed soil stabilization on wet sites, rehabilitation of polluted water, filter strips, and artificial wetlands 1998 Brochure (PDF; 154 KB) KSPMC
Hunter Germplasm Pinus ponderosa ponderosa pine windbreaks and shelterbelts, and for native landscaping 2002 Brochure (PDF; 146 KB) MTPMC
STN-561 Germplasm Plantago hookeriana Hookers plantain cool season upland wildlife plantings and range seedling mixes 2009 Brochure (PDF; 3.3 MB) STPMC
STN-496 Germplasm Plantago rhodosperma redseed plantain upland wildlife plantings and range seeding mixes 2009 Brochure (PDF; 3.3 MB) STPMC
'Viva' Pleuraphis jamesii Galleta grass stabilization, range revegetation and revegetation of surface mined land 1979 Brochure (PDF; 351 KB) NMPMC
Foothills Germplasm Poa compressa Canada bluegrass erosion control, critical area plantings, recreation areas, low-maintenance landscapes, and for forage and grazing 2001 Brochure (PDF; 282 KB) MTPMC
'Cougar' Poa pratensis Kentucky bluegrass stabilization of soils subject to water erosion, and as a cool season turf 1965 Brochure WAPMC
'Canbar' Poa secunda Canby bluegrass stabilization of soils subject to wind erosion, restoration of natural areas 1979 Brochure WAPMC
High Plains Germplasm Poa secunda Sandberg bluegrass a component of native seed mixes, wildlife habitat plantings, and native plant community restoration 2000 Brochure (PDF; 213 KB) MTPMC
Opportunity Germplasm Poa secunda Nevada bluegrass heavy-metal contaminated mine land reclamation, post-fire reclamation, native range restoration, wildlife habitat and logging road revegetation 2007 Brochure (PDF; 974 KB) MTPMC
'Sherman' Poa secunda big bluegrass stabilization of dry land soils, dry land pasture, restoration of natural areas 1945 Brochure (PDF; 219 KB) WAPMC
Zapata Germplasm Polanisia dodecandra ssp. riograndensis Rio Grande clammyweed upland wildlife plantings and range seeding mixes 2009 Brochure (PDF; 3.3 MB) STPMC
'Imperial' Populus canadensis Carolina poplar windbreaks (especially around orchards) and pulpwood 1979 Brochure (PDF; 268 KB) MIPMC
'Spike' Populus deltoides × P. niga hybrid poplar biomass fuel wood production; screening and windbreaks 2005 Brochure NYPMC
'Canam' Populus hybrid popular field and farmstead windbreaks, wildlife habitat, and fuel wood plantings 1995 NDPMC
Midwest Premium Germplasm Prunus americana American plum wildlife habitat, erosion control, and for windbreaks 2006 Brochure (PDF; 463 KB) MOPMC
Chisholm Germplasm Prunus angustifolia Chickasaw plum wildlife habitat plantings, recreation area beautification, and erosion control on sandy soils 2010 Brochure (PDF; 294 KB) KSPMC
'Scarlet' Prunus fruticosa Mongolian cherry farmstead windbreaks, wildlife plantings 1984 NDPMC
'Ocean View' Prunus maritima beach plum back dune stabilization, landscaping, and wildlife 1993 Brochure (PDF; 357 KB) NJPMC
'Catskill' Prunus pumila var. depressa dwarf sand cherry stream bank and shoreline protection, in sandy and gravelly areas where short vegetation is needed, and in low maintenance landscapes 1996 Brochure NYPMC
'Regal' Prunus tenella Russian almond windbreaks, wildlife habitat, and recreation and urban development plantings 1997 Brochure (PDF; 331 KB) NDPMC
Colorow Germplasm Prunus virginiana black chokecherry wildlife habitat, shelterbelts, and conservation plantings 2009 Brochure (PDF; 228 KB) COPMC
'Prairie Red' Prunus hybrid plum windbreaks and wildlife 2006 Brochure (PDF; 420 KB) NDPMC
Rainbow Prunus wild plum erosion control, critical area planting, wildlife food, cover landscape, windbreak 1981 Brochure (PDF; 490 KB) TXPMC
'Bozoisky-Select' Psathyrostachys juncea Russian wildrye dry land and irrigated pasture, often in alternate rows with legumes 1984 Brochure (PDF; 142 KB) MTPMC
'Mankota' Psathyrostachys juncea Russian wildrye pasture and hay land planting 1991 Brochure (PDF; 455 KB) NDPMC
'Whitmar' Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis bluebunch wheatgrass long term stabilization of soils subject to wind and water erosion 1946 Brochure WAPMC
Anatone Germplasm Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata bluebunch wheatgrass erosion control and rangeland restoration 2004 Brochure (PDF; 228 KB) IDPMC
'Goldar' Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata bluebunch wheatgrass range, critical area stabilization 1989 Brochure (PDF; 144 KB) IDPMC
'Lassen' Purshia tridentata bitterbrush wildlife habitat, erosion control 1984 Brochure (PDF; 621 KB) CAPMC
Maybell Source Purshia tridentata antelope bitterbrush rangeland and reclamation seedings; spring and winter browse for livestock and wildlife; for erosion control on light textured soils; as a low maintenance xeriscape landscape species 1997 Brochure (PDF; 413 KB) COPMC
'McDermand' Pyrus ussuriensis Ussurian pear shelterbelts, wildlife habitat, urban plantings 1990 Brochure (PDF; 646 KB) NDPMC
'Gobbler' Quercus acutissima sawtooth oak wildlife food and cover 1986 WVPMC
'Boomer' Quercus macrocarpa bur oak windbreaks, landscape plant for urban and recreation areas, wildlife food and shelter 1994 Brochure (PDF; 364 KB) TXPMC
Ekalaka Germplasm Quercus macrocarpa bur oak windbreaks, shelterbelts, riparian forest buffers, xeriscapes 2009 Brochure (PDF; 394 KB) MTPMC
'Lippert' Quercus macrocarpa bur oak multi row windbreaks, reforestation for watershed protection, and wildlife habitat plantings 1994 Brochure (PDF; 133 KB) KSPMC
Stillwater Germplasm Ratibida columnifera prairie coneflower species diversity for rangelands, mine lands, roadsides, park and recreation areas, prairie restoration projects and conservation plantings 2004 Brochure (PDF; 376 KB) MTPMC
Northern Missouri Germplasm Ratibida pinnata grayhead coneflower range and pasture seeding, prairie restoration, prairie landscaping, wildlife cover, and roadside restoration. 2004 Brochure (PDF; 197 KB) MOPMC
'Sunglow' Ratibida pinnata grayhead prairie coneflower prairie restoration, recreation area beautification 1978 Brochure (PDF; 169 KB) KSPMC
'Konza' Rhus aromatica var. serotina aromatic sumac multi-row windbreak, wildlife habitat, recreation areas 1980 Brochure (PDF; 208 KB) KSPMC
'Autumn Amber' Rhus trilobata skunkbush sumac ground cover for erosion control and beautification 1983 NMPMC
'Bighorn' Rhus trilobata skunkbush sumac windbreaks, revegetation of minded or disturbed areas, roadside plantings and landscape plantings 1979 NMPMC
Riverview Germplasm Ribes americanum American black currant wildlife plantings, agroforestry (fruit production), field windbreaks, wildlife habitat and food, and riparian areas 2010 Brochure (PDF; 1.5 MB) NDPMC
'Algonquin' Robinia pseudoacacia black locust reforestation of surface mined land and other sites; post and pole production 1987 Brochure (PDF; 135 KB) MDPMC
'Allegheny' Robinia pseudoacacia black locust reforestation of surface mined lands and other sites; post and pole production 1987 Brochure (PDF; 135 KB) MDPMC
'Appalachia' Robinia pseudoacacia black locust reforestation of surface-mined lands and other sites; post and pole production 1987 Brochure (PDF; 135 KB) MDPMC
'Sandy' Rosa rugosa rugosa rose dune stabilization and landscape plantings 1993 NJPMC
'Golden Jubilee' Rudbeckia hirta black-eyed Susan critical areas, land reclamation, land reconstruction, recreation area improvement, wetland, wildlife upland habitat 1985 Brochure (PDF; 306 KB) NYPMC
'Bankers' Salix cottetii dwarf willow stream bank stabilization, erosion control 1983 WVPMC
'Curlew' Salix drummondiana Drummond willow stream bank stabilization, riparian site restoration, landscaping, wildlife habitat, and shelterbelts 1993 Brochure WAPMC
'Silvar' Salix exigua coyote willow stream bank stabilization, riparian site restoration, bioengineering projects, wildlife habitat, and shelterbelts 1993 Brochure WAPMC
'Clatsop' Salix hookeriana dune willow stabilizing banks of low velocity streams and older sand dunes near the coast, natural area landscaping, screens and windbreaks on moist sites, soil bioengineering, and fish and wildlife food and cover. 1988 Brochure (PDF; 376 KB) ORPMC
'Greenbank' Salix interior sandbar willow stream bank and shoreline protection, riparian area development, restoration, and fish habitat 2008 Brochure (PDF; 159 KB) NYPMC
Silver Sands Germplasm Salix interior sandbar willow in combination with other native riparian species for stream bank erosion control, lake shore stabilization, wildlife habitat, and in windbreaks on moist sites with good weed control. 2005 Brochure (PDF; 680 KB) NDPMC
Morton Germplasm Salix koriyanagi kori-yanagi willow stream bank control, riparian buffers, urban conservation, basket making, and wildlife habitat 2001 MSPMC
'Rogue' Salix lasiolepis arroyo willow stream bank stabilization, rehabilitation of riparian zones, improvement of freshwater fisheries, field windbreak and natural area landscaping on moist sites, wetland creation or enhancement, soil bioengineering 1990 Brochure (PDF; 362 KB) ORPMC
'Palouse' Salix lemmonii Lemmon's willow riparian zone conservation plantings, erosion control, water quality, and wildlife habitat enhancement 1993 Brochure WAPMC
'Placer' Salix ligulifolia erect willow stabilizing the banks of low velocity streams, renovating riparian areas, and improving shoreline and aquatic habitat for fish and wildlife. Other uses include soil bioengineering, natural area landscaping and windbreaks on moist sites 1988 Brochure (PDF; 372 KB) ORPMC
Aberdeen Selection Salix pentandra laurel willow wind erosion control, soil stabilization, wildlife habitat, plant diversity, beautification 1997 Brochure (PDF; 155 KB) IDPMC
'Rivar' Salix prolixa Mackenzie willow stream bank stabilization, riparian site restoration, landscaping, wildlife habitat, and shelterbelts 1993 Brochure (PDF; 85 KB) WAPMC
'Streamco' Salix purpurea purpleosier willow channel vegetation, critical area, farmstead & feedlot windbreak, hedgerows, stream bank protection, wetland restoration, biotechnical slope stabilization 1975 Brochure NYPMC
Riverbend Germplasm Salix sericea silky willow stream bank and shoreline restoration and riparian corridors 2003 Brochure (PDF; 420 KB) MIPMC
'Multnomah' Salix sessilifolia Columbia river willow stabilization of stream banks, sandbars, dredge spoils and shorelines; wildlife food and cover, windbreaks and natural area landscaping on moist sites, wetland enhancement, soil bioengineering 1988 Brochure (PDF; 388 KB) ORPMC
'Plumas' Salix sitchensis Sitka willow stabilizing banks of low velocity streams, renovating riparian areas and improving shoreline and aquatic habitat for wish and wildlife. Also used for soil bioengineering, windbreaks, natural area, landscaping and screens in moist environments 1988 Brochure (PDF; 370 KB) ORPMC
'Nekan' Salvia azurea var. grandiflora pitcher sage prairie reclamation 1977 Brochure (PDF; 363 KB) KSPMC
Vintage Germplasm Sambucus nigra ssp. canadensis common elderberry streambank stabilization, wildlife habitat and riparian corridor enhancement 2010 Brochure (PDF; 633 KB) MIPMC
Blanchard Origin Sambucus nigra ssp. cerulea blue elderberry riparian zone revegetation; erosion control; wildlife upland habitat and food; native revegetation of disturbed areas 1996 Brochure WAPMC
'Delar' Sanguisorba minor small burnet range, critical area stabilization, diversity 1981 Brochure (PDF; 193 KB) IDPMC
Dune Crest Germplasm Schizachyrium littorale coastal little bluestem disturbed sites such as sand and gravel mines, diversify plant communities in coastal sand dune systems, beach replenishment projects and back dune areas 2007 Brochure (PDF; 205 KB) NJPMC
Timbalier Germplasm Schizachyrium maritimum seacoast bluestem back dune stabilization, and to increase species diversity for plants used to stabilize coastal beaches and barrier islands. 2006 Brochure (PDF; 1.1 MB) LAPMC
'Aldous' Schizachyrium scoparium little bluestem range, pasture seedlings 1966 Brochure (PDF; 247 KB) KSPMC
Badlands Ecotype Schizachyrium scoparium little bluestem rangeland seeding; prairie restoration; and xeric landscaping 1996 Brochure (PDF; 203 KB) NDPMC
Central Iowa Germplasm Schizachyrium scoparium little bluestem roadside revegetation, wildlife plantings, prairie restoration, and pasture 1997 Brochure (PDF; 248 KB) MOPMC
'Cimarron' Schizachyrium scoparium little bluestem range seeding 1979 Brochure (PDF; 177 KB) KSPMC
Itasca Germplasm Schizachyrium scoparium little bluestem component in native range seedings, wildlife plantings, and prairie landscaping 2001 Brochure (PDF; 251 KB) NDPMC
Northern Iowa Germplasm Schizachyrium scoparium little bluestem roadside revegetation, forage, prairie restoration and landscaping, and wildlife plantings 1999 MOPMC
Northern Missouri Germplasm Schizachyrium scoparium little bluestem roadside revegetation, forage, prairie restoration and landscaping, and wildlife plantings 1999 MOPMC
OK Select Germplasm Schizachyrium scoparium little bluestem range and pasture seedings, wildlife habitat, erosion control, and buffers 2003 Brochure (PDF; 183 KB) TXPMC
Ozark Germplasm Schizachyrium scoparium little bluestem pasture seeding, prairie restoration, wildlife cover 2010 Brochure (PDF; 197 KB) MOPMC
'Pastura' Schizachyrium scoparium little bluestem soil stabilization and range revegetation 1963 NMPMC
Prairie View Indiana Germplasm Schizachyrium scoparium little bluestem provide food/cover for wildlife, increase species diversity, erosion control, and to restore native plant environments. 2005 MIPMC
Southern Iowa Germplasm Schizachyrium scoparium little bluestem roadside revegetation, forage, prairie restoration and landscaping, and wildlife plantings 1999 MOPMC
Southern Missouri Germplasm Schizachyrium scoparium little bluestem range and pasture seeding, prairie restoration, prairie landscaping, wildlife cover and roadside restoration 2004 MOPMC
Southlow Michigan Germplasm Schizachyrium scoparium little bluestem wildlife food and cover, erosion control, restoring native plant environments, and increasing species diversity 2001 Brochure (PDF; 351 KB) MIPMC
Suther Germplasm Schizachyrium scoparium little bluestem roadside revegetation, critical areas, wildlife habitat, forage, prairie restoration, parks and recreational areas 2002 Brochure (PDF; 136 KB) NJPMC
Bayou Lafourche Germplasm Schoenoplectus californicus California bulrush erosion control along shorelines, canal banks, levee banks, and other areas of soil-water interface 2007 Brochure (PDF; 968 KB) LAPMC
'Restorer' Schoenoplectus californicus giant bulrush constructed wetlands and to treat non point source pollution; also for use in wetland restoration and creation 1993 GAPMC
Leaf River Selection Scirpus cyperinus woolgrass wetland mitigation plantings, constructed wetlands, and for natural areas which are moist 1996 MSPMC
Muckalee Germplasm Scirpus cyperinus Woolgrass residential septic systems, constructed wetlands for waste treatment, wildlife cover in riparian areas, and to restore wetlands where obligate plants dominate 2008 Brochure (PDF; 385 KB) GAPMC
'Aroostook' Secale cereale cereal rye winter cover crop in the Northeast. Also spring forage production and fed as pasture, green chop or haylage 1981 Brochure NYPMC
Kika 677 Germplasm Setaria leucopila streambed bristlegrass rangeland planting, erosion control, wildlife habitat and water quality improvement 2006 Brochure (PDF; 1.7 MB) STPMC
Kika 819 Germplasm Setaria leucopila streambed bristlegrass rangeland planting, erosion control, wildlife habitat, and water quality improvement 2006 Brochure (PDF; 1.7 MB) STPMC
Kika 820 Germplasm Setaria leucopila streambed bristlegrass rangeland planting,erosion control, wildlife habitat, and water quality improvement 2006 Brochure (PDF; 1.7 MB) STPMC
'Stevan' Setaria leucopila plains bristlegrass revegetation of eroded rangelands, retired croplands and critical areas 1994 Brochure (PDF; 406 KB) AZPMC
Kika 648 Germplasm Setaria vulpiseta plains bristlegrass range seeding, wildlife habitat 2006 Brochure (PDF; 1.7 MB) STPMC
Mill Creek Germplasm Shepherdia argentea silver buffaloberry mineland reclammation, critical area stabilization, salt affected soils, riparian restoration, windbreak, shelterbelts, living snowfences, and wildlife habitat 2010 Brochure (PDF; 457 KB) MTPMC
'Sakakawea' Shepherdia argentea silver buffaloberry mine land restoration, farmstead windbreaks, wildlife habitat 1984 Brochure (PDF; 540 KB) NDPMC
'Plateau' Simsia calva awnless bush sunflower range seeding, wildlife food, landscape 1987 Brochure (PDF; 302 KB) TXPMC
Venado Germplasm Simsia calva awnless bushsunflower range restoration and wildlife habitat 2013 Brochure (PDF; 296 KB) STPMC
Monarch Germplasm Solidago sempervirens seaside goldenrod dune stabilization and wildlife habitat 2010 Brochure (PDF; 237 KB) NJPMC
'Americus' Sorghastrum nutans yellow indiangrass forage, erosion control, buffers, and wildlife habitat 2002 Brochure (PDF; 221 KB) GAPMC
Central Iowa Germplasm Sorghastrum nutans indiangrass roadside revegetation, wildlife plantings, prairie restoration 1996 MOPMC
Cheyenne Sorghastrum nutans indiangrass range seedlings 1945 Brochure (PDF; 164 KB) KSPMC
Coastal Germplasm Sorghastrum nutans indiangrass enhance native warm season grass habitat 2007 Brochure (PDF; 142 KB) NJPMC
'Llano' Sorghastrum nutans indiangrass soil stabilization and range revegetation 1963 NMPMC
'Lometa' Sorghastrum nutans indiangrass range seeding mixtures, pasture hay production, wildlife, filter strips, erosion control revegetation, landscape 1981 Brochure (PDF; 262 KB) TXPMC
Newberry Germplasm Sorghastrum nutans Indiangrass erosion control, wildlife habitat improvement, natural plant restoration. 2005 Brochure (PDF; 341 KB) GAPMC
Northern Iowa Germplasm Sorghastrum nutans indiangrass roadside revegetation, wildlife plantings, and prairie restoration 1997 MOPMC
Northern Missouri Germplasm Sorghastrum nutans indiangrass roadside revegetation, forage, prairie restoration and landscaping, and wildlife plantings 1999 MOPMC
'Osage' Sorghastrum nutans indiangrass range, pasture seedlings 1966 Brochure (PDF; 151 KB) KSPMC
Prairie View Indiana Germplasm Sorghastrum nutans Indiangrass provide food/cover for wildlife, increase species diversity, erosion control, and restore native plant environments. 2005 MIPMC
'Rumsey' Sorghastrum nutans indiangrass pasture, wildlife food and habitat 1983 Brochure (PDF; 349 KB) MOPMC
Southern Iowa Germplasm Sorghastrum nutans indiangrass roadside revegetation, forage, wildlife plantings, and prairie restoration 1998 MOPMC
Southlow Michigan Germplasm Sorghastrum nutans indiangrass wildlife food and cover, erosion control, restoring native plant environments, and increasing species diversity 2001 Brochure (PDF; 388 KB) MIPMC
Suther Germplasm Sorghastrum nutans yellow indiangrass roadside revegetation, critical areas, wildlife habitat, parks, recreational areas, landscapes and prairie restoration 2002 Brochure (PDF; 142 KB) NJPMC
'Tomahawk' Sorghastrum nutans indiangrass range seeding, pasture and hay land planting 1988 Brochure (PDF; 504 KB) NDPMC
Western Missouri Germplasm Sorghastrum nutans indiangrass roadside revegetation, forage, prairie restoration and landscaping, and wildlife plantings 1999 MOPMC
Osceola Blue Germplasm Sorghastrum secundum lopsided indiangrass forage, restoration of native areas for wildlife 2009 FLPMC
'Bayshore' Spartina alterniflora smooth cordgrass revegetating and stabilizing tidal stream banks and restoring wetlands 1992 NJPMC
'Vermilion' Spartina alterniflora smooth cordgrass saline marsh restoration and shoreline stabilization 1989 Brochure (PDF; 409 KB) LAPMC
'Avalon' Spartina patens saltmeadow cordgrass tidal shoreline stabilization, mitigation-restoration, revegetation and stabilizing tidal stream banks and restoring wetlands 1986 Brochure (PDF; 126 KB) NJPMC
'Flageo' Spartina patens marshhay cordgrass coastal stabilization 1990 Brochure (PDF; 332 KB) GAPMC
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'Gulf Coast' Spartina patens marshhay cordgrass marsh restoration and shoreline stabilization 2003 Brochure (PDF; 282 KB) LAPMC
'Sharp' Spartina patens marshhay cordgrass vegetating and stabilizing coastal back dunes, inland waterways, road banks, mine spoils, shoreline stabilization, and saline oil seep areas, and for nutrient reclamation in filter strips 1994 Brochure (PDF; 289 KB) FLPMC
Atkins Germplasm Spartina pectinata prairie cordgrass soil stabilization on wet sites, wetland restoration, erosion control on watershed structures, and wave action dissipation 1998 KSPMC
Kingston Germplasm Spartina pectinata prairie cordgrass erosion control in wetlands, streambank stabilization, wildlife habitat, critical area treatments on wet soils, waster water renovation, providing quick cover on restoration sites 2013 Brochure (PDF; 233 KB) NYPMC
Red River Natural Germplasm Spartina pectinata prairie cordgrass wetland restoration, enhancement, stream bank stabilization, wind strip barriers, filter strips, riparian buffers, prairie landscaping 1998 Brochure (PDF; 481 KB) NDPMC
Southampton Germplasm Spartina pectinata prairie cordgrass streambank & shoreline stabilization, biofuel 2013 Brochure (PDF; 184 KB) NJPMC
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'Salado' Sporobolus airoides alkali sacaton forage and ground cover, range improvement, mine land reclamation, highway revegetation 1983 NMPMC
'Saltalk' Sporobolus airoides alkali sacaton saline, alkaline soil stabilization, critical area revegetation, range seeding 1981 Brochure (PDF; 400 KB) TXPMC
Vegas Germplasm Sporobolus airoides alkali sacaton restoration and rehabilitation of riparian systems, wildlife habitat improvement, restoration of disturbed areas and for increasing plant diversity 2006 Brochure (PDF; 686 KB) AZPMC
Central Iowa Germplasm Sporobolus compositus tall dropseed native plantings along roadsides, conservation plantings, and wildlife habitat 1996 Brochure (PDF; 176 KB) MOPMC
Northern Iowa Germplasm Sporobolus compositus tall dropseed roadside plantings and prairie restoration and enhancement 2001 Brochure (PDF; 176 KB) MOPMC
Northern Missouri Germplasm Sporobolus compositus tall dropseed roadside plantings and prairie restoration and enhancement 2001 MOPMC
Southern Iowa Germplasm Sporobolus compositus tall dropseed roadside revegetation, wildlife plantings, and prairie restoration 2002 Brochure (PDF; 176 KB) MOPMC
Cochise Germplasm Sporobolus contractus spike dropseed revegetation of denuded range sites, abandoned cropland, and critical areas. 2005 Brochure (PDF; 170 KB) AZPMC
Potter County Germplasm Sporobolus contractus spike dropseed range seedings, conservation reserve plantings, stabilizing sandy soils with high erosion potential, livestock forage, wildlife food and cover 2000 Brochure (PDF; 209 KB) TXPMC
Borden County Germplasm Sporobolus cryptandrus sand dropseed range seeding, conservation reserve plantings, stabilizing sandy soils, wildlife food and ground nesting cover 2000 Brochure (PDF; 215 KB) TXPMC
Duck Creek Germplasm Sporobolus texanus Texas dropseed range seeding, saline/alkaline soil revegetation, erosion control on moist sites 2000 Brochure (PDF; 268 KB) TXPMC
Falfurrias Germplasm Sporobolus wrightii big sacaton livestock forage, restoration of native vegetation, revegetating alkaline and saline sites, grass hedge terrace, wind strips for erosion control, and stabilization of watershed structures, stream banks and floodplain areas 1999 Brochure (PDF; 1.1 MB) STPMC
'Windbreaker' Sporobolus wrightii big sacaton windbreaks, windstrips, vegetative barriers, early season grazing or hay, and as a low water use ornamental 2011 Brochure (PDF; 393 KB) NMPMC
Hopefield Selection Strophostyles helvula trailing wildbean wildlife food source, food source for upland game birds, and temporary soil stabilization 1997 MSPMC
Okanogan Selection Symphoricarpos albus common snowberry wildlife habitat, erosion control along roadways, hillside plantings and riparian areas, hilltop snow fences, and for plant diversity in natural landscapes 1997 Brochure WAPMC
Prospectors Germplasm Symphoricarpos albus common snowberry restoration of acid and heavy metal contaminated soils, erosion control, wildlife food and habitat. 2002 Brochure (PDF; 189 KB) MTPMC
Trapper Germplasm Symphoricarpos occidentalis western snowberry site stabilization, land reclamation, living snow fences, and wildlife habitat applications 2004 Brochure (PDF; 193 KB) MTPMC
Central Iowa Germplasm Symphyotrichum novae-angliae New England aster roadside plantings, prairie creation and restoration, and landscaping 2002 MOPMC
Northern Iowa Germplasm Symphyotrichum novae-angliae New England aster roadside plantings, prairie creation and restoration, and landscaping 2002 MOPMC
Southern Iowa Germplasm Symphyotrichum novae-angliae New England aster roadside plantings, prairie creation and restoration, wildlife habitat, and landscaping 2002 MOPMC
'Legacy' Syringa villosa late lilac farmstead/field windbreaks, wildlife habitat, and recreational development plantings 1999 Brochure (PDF; 802 KB) NDPMC
Indian Bayou Source Thalia dealbata powdery thalia wetland mitigation plantings; constructed wetlands; for natural areas which are moist 1996 MSPMC
'Haymaker' Thinopyrum intermedium intermediate wheatgrass hay production and pasture plantings 2003 NDPMC
'Luna' Thinopyrum intermedium pubescent wheatgrass hay and pasture grass 1963 Brochure (PDF; 95 KB) NMPMC
'Manifest' Thinopyrum intermedium intermediate wheatgrass grazing and hay production 2007 Brochure (PDF; 212 KB) NDPMC
'Manska' Thinopyrum intermedium pubescent intermediate wheatgrass pasture and hay land planting 1992 Brochure (PDF; 342 KB) NDPMC
'Reliant' Thinopyrum intermedium intermediate wheatgrass pasture and hay land planting 1991 Brochure (PDF; 727 KB) NDPMC
'Rush' Thinopyrum intermedium intermediate wheatgrass erosion control, forage, wildlife cover, mine spoil rehabilitation, filter strips, critical area stabilization, irrigated pastures 1994 Brochure (PDF; 313 KB) IDPMC
'Tegmar' Thinopyrum intermedium dwarf intermediate wheatgrass erosion control, critical area stabilization 1968 Brochure (PDF; 446 KB) IDPMC
'Alkar' Thinopyrum ponticum tall wheatgrass reclamation of saline soils, summer pasture, wildlife cover 1951 Brochure (PDF; 139 KB) WAPMC
'Jose' Thinopyrum ponticum tall wheatgrass hay and pasture grass 1965 Brochure (PDF; 318 KB) NMPMC
'Largo' Thinopyrum ponticum tall wheatgrass hay and pasture grass 1961 NMPMC
'Affinity' Thuja occidentalis northern white cedar field and farmstead windbreaks and as screen or border planting in urban situations; important source of winter browse 1993 Brochure (PDF; 415 KB) MIPMC
Union Germplasm Tridens flavus purpletop erosion control, wildlife habitat improvement and native plant restoration 2005 Brochure (PDF; 237 KB) GAPMC
ARS 2678 Trifolium ambiguum Kura clover dry land forage and pasture; soil fertility and cover cropping 1988 COPMC
'Rhizo' Trifolium ambiguum Kura clover soil erosion control and pasture legume 1989 WVPMC
'Monte Frio' Trifolium hirtum rose clover erosion control, range improvement, dry land pasture, cover crops, wildlife, revegetation 1991 CAPMC
'Overton R18' Trifolium hirtum rose clover pasture reseeding, forage 1991 TXPMC
'Wilton' Trifolium hirtum rose clover erosion control, range improvement 1967 CAPMC
'AU Sunrise' Trifolium incarnatum crimson clover early legume cover in conservation tillage systems 1997 Brochure (PDF; 290 KB) GAPMC
'AU Sunup' Trifolium incarnatum crimson clover cover crop and green manure in conservation tillage systems, for organic farming, and for pollinator habitat 2009 Brochure (PDF; 227 KB) GAPMC
'Amclo' Trifolium vesiculosum arrowleaf clover cover crop, cattle forage 1963 GAPMC
'Meechee' Trifolium vesiculosum arrowleaf clover cover crop, hay, grazing, and wildlife food for game birds. 1966 MSPMC
'Bumpers' Tripsacum dactyloides eastern gamagrass primarily for livestock forage and hay production. Also has potential use as a perennial silage crop, as a silt/nutrient buffer and in vegetative barriers. 2005 ARPMC
'Highlander' Tripsacum dactyloides eastern gamagrass hay production and pasture plantings, buffers, conservation cover, and wildlife habitat 2003 Brochure (PDF; 246 KB) MSPMC
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Martin Germplasm Tripsacum dactyloides eastern gamagrass buffers and xeriscape landscaping 2000 Brochure (PDF; 129 KB) FLPMC
'Meadowcrest' Tripsacum dactyloides eastern gramagrass wildlife and vegetative filter strips in conjunction with other plants, and for forage production. 2006 NYPMC
'Nacogdoches' Tripsacum dactyloides Eastern Gamagrass native forage, wildlife habitat improvement, restoration, filter strips 2012 Brochure (PDF; 210 KB) ETPMC
'Pete' Tripsacum dactyloides eastern gamagrass warm-season pasture, hay production 1988 Brochure (PDF; 171 KB) KSPMC
San Marcos Germplasm Tripsacum dactyloides eastern gamagrass pasture and hay plantings, range seeding, wildlife food and cover, conservation buffers, erosion control 2006 Brochure (PDF; 267 KB) TXPMC
SG4X-1 Tripsacum dactyloides eastern gamagrass plant breeding and further cultivar development 1995 NYPMC
St. Lucie Germplasm Tripsacum dactyloides eastern gamagrass xeriscape plantings and buffer strips 2000 Brochure (PDF; 129 KB) FLPMC
'Verl' Tripsacum dactyloides eastern gamagrass hay or pasture 2005 KSPMC
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'Elsmo' Ulmus parvifolia lace bark elm landscape and beautification, farmstead and field windbreaks, urban and forestry recreation area development. 1990 MOPMC
Caminada Germplasm Uniola paniculata seaoats coastal restoration for beach dune and barrier island stabilization 2001 Brochure (PDF; 974 KB) LAPMC
Fort Polk Vetiveria zizanioides vetivergrass grass hedges, erosion control, conservation plantings 1995 LAPMC
Leelanau Germplasm Viburnum opulus var. americanum highbush cranberry windbreaks (especially on wet or organic soils} and wildlife habitat 1999 Brochure (PDF; 527 KB) MIPMC
Hoverson Germplasm Vicia ludoviciana Louisiana vetch upland wildlife plantings, range seed mixes, and as a cool season legume cover crop. 2012 Brochure (PDF; 186 KB) STPMC
'Lana' Vicia villosa ssp. varia woollypod vetch range improvement, cover and green manure crop, erosion control, wildlife 1956 Brochure (PDF; 261 KB) CAPMC
'Americus' Vicia villosa hairy vetch winter cover crop in conservation tillage systems 1993 GAPMC
'AU Early Cover' Vicia villosa hairy vetch cover crop for conservation tillage systems and as an early green manure crop 1994 Brochure (PDF; 254 KB) GAPMC
'Zorro' Vulpia myuros annual fescue erosion control, cover crop, revegetation 1977 Brochure (PDF; 233 KB) CAPMC
Goliad Germplasm Wedelia texana hairy wedelia range restoration, native landscaping and wildlife habitat 2008 Brochure (PDF; 309 KB) STPMC
'Bonita' Yucca elata soaptree yucca beautification, soil stabilization and ornamental landscaping 1978 Brochure (PDF; 324 KB) NMPMC
'Chapingo' Zea mexicana Mexican teosinte wildlife (including deer, turkey, quail, and dove) benefits in conservation programs 1995 Brochure (PDF; 147 KB) FLPMC
Batamote Germplasm Zinnia acerosa desert zinnia restoration of disturbed areas, wildlife habitat and to improve plant diversity in conservation plantings 2008 Brochure (PDF; 260 KB) AZPMC
'Wetlander' Zizaniopsis miliacea giant cutgrass constructed wetlands to treat non point source pollution and wetland restoration 1993 GAPMC