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Information Brochures and Flyers

Establishment of Vegetative Sod Strips in Greenhouse for Use in Vegetative Barriers (PDF; 723 KB) Leif, J. 2008. (ID# 8120).

Plant Collection Guide Sheet Texas frog-fruit (PDF; 107 KB) Esquivel, R.G. 2008. NRCS/James E. "Bud" Smith PMC. Knox City, Texas. 8/`3/2008. 2p. (ID# 8219).

Fact Sheet for the Reclamation of Plant Seedings on Coal Bed Methane Pipelines and Drilling Sites (PDF; 144 KB) Hybner, R. and L.K. Holzworth 2001. MT & WY NRCS & CES offices. Laramie, WY. Apr. 2002. 3p. (ID# 1154).

Fact Sheet: Gully Stabilization in North Florida (PDF; 57 KB) USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center 2000. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Jul. 2000. 2p. (ID# 345).

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Plant Fact Sheets

Plant Fact Sheet Knotgrass (PDF; 117 KB) Carr, B. 2010. USDA-NRCS James E. "Bud" Smith Plant Materials Center. Knox City, TX. July 2010. 2p. (ID# 9858).

Bahiagrass Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 101 KB) Houck, M. 2009. Louisiana NRCS. Alexandria, LA. September 2009. 3p. (ID# 9034).

Miscanthus Vegetative Barriers for Soil Conservation (PDF; 677 KB) Burgdorf, D. and C. Coulon 2009. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. February, 2009. 1p. (ID# 8499).

Plant Fact Sheet: California Brome (PDF; 219 KB) Darris, D.C. 2007. NRCS Corvallis Plant Materials Center. Corvallis, OR. July 2007. 2p. (ID# 7371).

Western indigo Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 48 KB) Esquivel, R.G. 2006. James E. 'Bud' Smith Plant Materials Center. Knox City, Texas. January 2006. 2p. (ID# 6494).

Plant Fact Sheet: Annual Hairgrass (Deschampsia danthonioides (Trin.) Munro) (PDF; 188 KB) Darris, D.C. and A. Bartow 2004. Corvallis Plant Materials Center. Corvallis, Oregon. 12/2004. 2p. (ID# 10947).

Plant Fact Sheet: Dwarf Wax Myrtle (PDF; 283 KB) Kadin, E. 1999. USDA-NRCS Kika de la Garza Plant Materials Center. Kingsville, TX. Dec. 1999. 2p. (ID# 732).

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Popular Journal or Magazine Articles

Gully Erosion Control with Vegetative Barriers (PDF; 10 KB) Farek, G. and J. Lloyd-Reilley 2000. Land and Water Magazine. Ft. Dodge, IA. Mar./Apr. 2000. 1p. (ID# 870).

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Plant Guides

Plant Guide for Cajun Sunrise Germplasm ashy sunflower (PDF; 181 KB) Thomassie, G., C. Riche', and M. Houck 2012. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. 9/24/2012. 3p. (ID# 11239).

Plant Guide for Mammoth wildrye (PDF; 345 KB) St. John, L., D. Ogle, M. Stannard, and P. Pavek 2011. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, Idaho. November 16, 2010. 4p. (ID# 10071).

Plant Guide: Big Deervetch (Lotus crassifolius) (PDF; 195 KB) Young-Mathews, A. and D. Darris 2011. Corvallis, OR. September 2011. 4p. (ID# 10953).

Sheep Fescue Plant Guide (PDF; 287 KB) Ogle, D.G., M. Stannard, P.L. Scheinost. and L. St. John 2010. USDA NRCS. Boise, Idaho. April 2010. 5p. (ID# 9624).

Plant Guide: Desert Zinnia (Zinnia acerosa) (PDF; 324 KB) Garner, E. R. and M. E. Hershdorfer 2008. USDA NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. Tucson, AZ. Revised August 2014. 2p. (ID# 12274).

Planting Guide for Fort Cooper Splitbeard Bluestem (PDF; 71 KB) Grabowski, J.M., M.J. Williams, and M.A. Gonter 2008. FLPMC. Brooksville, FL. July 2008. 2p. (ID# 8062).

Seeding Xeric Riparian Sites Following Removal of Invasive Phreatophytes (PDF; 47 KB) 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).

Sericea Lespedeza Planting Guide (PDF; 59 KB) Vandevender, J. 2006. Alderson, WV PMC. Alderson, WV. 2p. (ID# 7034).

Planting Guide: Kinchafoonee Virginia Wildrye Selected Class of Natural Germplasm (PDF; 194 KB) Owsley, C.M. and M. Kirkland 2004. USDA-NRCS Homepage Plant materials Athens Ga. Athens Ga. Feb 2004. 3p. (ID# 5458).

Plant Guide: Desert Saltbush (PDF; 641 KB) Garner, E.R. and B. Munda 2003. USDA-NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. 4p. (ID# 5107).

Plant Guide: Cane Bluestem (Bothriochloa barbinodis) (PDF; 268 KB) Garner, E.R., B. Munda, and M. Pater 2002. USDA NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. Tucson, Arizona. Revised August 2014. 3p. (ID# 12275).

Planting Guide: Bouteloua curtipendula Iowa Germplasm (sideoats grama) (PDF; 60 KB) Henry, J., J. Kaiser, and S. Bruckerhoff 2000. USDA-NRCS Elsberry Plant Materials Center. Elsberry, MO. Apr. 2000. 3p. (ID# 977).

Planting Guide: Dalea purpurea Iowa Germplasm (purple prairieclover) (PDF; 31 KB) Henry, J., J. Kaiser, and S. Bruckerhoff 2000. USDA-NRCS Elsberry Plant Materials Center. Elsberry, MO. Apr. 2000. 3p. (ID# 979).

Planting Guide: Elymus canadensis Iowa Germplasm (Canada wildrye) (PDF; 182 KB) Henry, J., J. Kaiser, and S. Bruckerhoff 2000. USDA-NRCS Elsberry Plant Materials Center. Elsberry, MO. Apr. 2000. 3p. (ID# 981).

Planting Guide: Eryngium yuccifolium Iowa Germplasm (rattlesnake master) (PDF; 34 KB) Henry, J., J. Kaiser, and S. Bruckerhoff 2000. USDA-NRCS Elsberry Plant Materials Center. Elsberry, MO. Apr. 2000. 3p. (ID# 982).

Planting Guide: Liatris pynostachya Iowa Germplasm (prairie blazing star) (PDF; 53 KB) Henry, J., J. Kaiser, and S. Bruckerhoff 2000. USDA-NRCS Elsberry Plant Materials Center. Elsberry, MO. Apr. 2000. 4p. (ID# 983).

Planting Guide: Oligoneuron rigidum Northern Iowa Germplasm (stiff goldenrod, syn. Solidago rigida) (PDF; 48 KB) Henry, J., J. Kaiser, and S. Bruckerhoff 2000. USDA-NRCS Elsberry Plant Materials Center. Elsberry, MO. Apr. 2000. 2p. (ID# 984).

Planting Guide: Sorghastrum nutans Iowa Germplasm (Indiangrass) (PDF; 40 KB) Henry, J., J. Kaiser, and S. Bruckerhoff 1999. USDA-NRCS Elsberry Plant Materials Center. Elsberry, MO. Jun. 1999. 3p. (ID# 975).

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Major Publications

Native Plants for National Parks Plant Materials Project Summary Report FY 2012 (PDF; 6.4 MB) USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service 2014. Introd uction and compilation by Christine Taliga, acting National Park Service Plant Materials Technical Advisor. 2014. DOI National Park Service; USDA NRCS State Office, Denver, Colorado.. 2012 Summary Report. 74p. (ID# 12336).

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

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Release Brochures

'Bonita' Soaptree yucca Conservation Release Brochure (PDF; 324 KB) Sandoval, D. 2014. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. March 2014. 2p. (ID# 12162).

'Catskill' Dwarf Sand Cherry (Prunus pumila var. depressa) Plant Release Brochure (PDF; 137 KB) Big Flats Plant Materials Staff 2014. Big Flats, New York. September 2014. 2p. (ID# 12327).

'Cuesta' Flexible Ceanothus Release Brochure (PDF; 95 KB) Lockeford Plant Materials Center 2014. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. July 2014. 2p. (ID# 12278).

'Greenbank' Sandbar Willow (Salix interior) Plant Release Brochure (PDF; 149 KB) Shawnna Clark 2014. Big Flats, NY. September 2014. 2p. (ID# 12321).

'Maleza' Mountain Whitethorn Release Brochure (PDF; 292 KB) Lockeford Plant Materials center 2014. Lockeford Plant Materials center. Lockeford, CA. 2p. (ID# 12280).

'Mariposa' Blue wildrye Release brochure (PDF; 216 KB) Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2014. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. January, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12063).

'Streamco' Purpleosier Willow (Salix purpurea) Plant Release Brochure (PDF; 132 KB) Shawnna Clark 2014. Big Flats, New York. September 2014. 2p. (ID# 12328).

Conservation Plant Release: 'Stevan' plains bristlegrass (Setaria leucopila) (PDF; 406 KB) Dial, H. 2014. USDA NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. Tucson, Arizona. June 2014. 2p. (ID# 12169).

'Casa' Quailbush Release Brochure (PDF; 585 KB) Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2013. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. September 2013. 2p. (ID# 11843).

'Golden Jubilee' Black-eyed Susan Release Brochure (PDF; 306 KB) Clark, S. 2013. Corning, New York. September 2013. 2p. (ID# 11936).

'Marana' fourwing saltbush Release Brochure (PDF; 381 KB) Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2013. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. September, 2013. 2p. (ID# 11844).

'Tioga' Deertongue Release Brochure (PDF; 134 KB) Clark, S. and Big Flats Plant Materials Center Staff 2013. Corning, New York. September 2013. 2p. (ID# 11935).

Conservation Plant Release: Moapa Germplasm scratchgrass (Muhlenbergia asperifolia) (PDF; 502 KB) Dial, H. and M. Rosales 2013. USDA NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. Tucson, Arizona. April 2013. 2p. (ID# 11585).

Conservation Plant Release: Vegas Germplasm alkali sacaton (Sporobolus airoides) (PDF; 686 KB) Dial, H. and M. Rosales 2013. USDA NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. Tucson, Arizona. August 2013. 2p. (ID# 11836).

'Duro' California buckwheat Release Brochure (PDF; 242 KB) Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2012. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11380).

'Sierra' Sulphur-flower Buckwheat Release Brochure (PDF; 201 KB) Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2012. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford CA. June 27, 2012. 2p. (ID# 11065).

Coastal 500 germplasm California Brome (PDF; 126 KB) Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2012. Lockeford, CA. March, 2012. 2p. (ID# 10839).

Conservation Plant Release: Batamote Germplasm desert zinnia (Zinnia acerosa) (PDF; 260 KB) Dial, H. and M. Rosales 2012. USDA NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. Tucson, Arizona. January 2012. 2p. (ID# 11002).

Conservation Plant Release: Blythe Germplasm Desert Saltbush (Atriplex polycarpa) (PDF; 190 KB) Dial, H., and M. Rosales 2012. USDA NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. Tucson, Arizona. March 2012. 2p. (ID# 11004).

Conservation Plant Release: Bonita Germplasm plains lovegrass (Eragrostis intermedia) (PDF; 194 KB) Dial, H. 2012. USDA NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. Tucson, Arizona. February 2012. 2p. (ID# 11003).

Conservation Plant Release: Cochise Germplasm spike dropseed (Sporobolus contractus) (PDF; 170 KB) Dial, H. and M. Rosales 2012. USDA NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. Tucson, Arizona. April 2012. 2p. (ID# 11024).

Release brochure for 'Hederma' riverbank lupine (Lupinus rivularis) (PDF; 268 KB) Young-Mathews, A. 2012. ORPMC. Corvallis, OR. March 2012. 2p. (ID# 10954).

Release brochure for 'Sodar' streambank wheatgrass (PDF; 121 KB) St. John, L. 2012. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, Idaho. December 5, 2012. 2p. (ID# 11486).

Newberry Germplasm Indiangrass Brochure (PDF; 341 KB) Owsley, M. 2010. PM Website. Feb 2010. 2p. (ID# 9251).

Fort Cooper Splitbeard Bluestem Release Brochure (PDF; 157 KB) Grabowski, J.M., M.J. Williams, M.A. Gonter 2008. FLPMC. Brooksville, FL. July 2008. 2p. (ID# 8063).

Release Brochure: 'Tufcote' Bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon) (PDF; 89 KB) Ugiansky, R.J. 2007. USDA, NRCS National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. August 2007. 2p. (ID# 7621).

Release Brochure: Steiner Group black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) (PDF; 135 KB) Belt, S.V. 2007. USDA, NRCS National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. May 2007. 2p. (ID# 7624).

Release Brochure: Missouri Germplasm Prairie Coreopsis (Coreopsis palmata) (PDF; 246 KB) Henry, J., S. Bruckerhoff, and J. Kaiser 2001. USDA-NRCS Elsberry Plant Materials Center. Elsberry, MO. Jun. 2001. 2p. (ID# 964).

Release Brochure: Iowa Germplasm Canada Wildrye (Elymus canadensis) (PDF; 196 KB) Henry, J., J. Kaiser, and S. Bruckerhoff 2000. USDA-NRCS Elsberry Plant Materials Center. Elsberry, MO. Mar. 2000. 2p. (ID# 988).

Release Brochure: Iowa Germplasm oxeye false sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides) (PDF; 131 KB) Henry, J., J. Kaiser, and S. Bruckerhoff 2000. USDA-NRCS Elsberry Plant Materials Center. Elsberry, MO. Feb. 2000. 2p. (ID# 989).

Release Brochure: Iowa Germplasm roundhead lespedeza (Lespedeza capitata) (PDF; 160 KB) Henry, J., J. Kaiser, and S. Bruckerhoff 2000. USDA-NRCS Elsberry Plant Materials Center. Elsberry, MO. Feb. 2000. 2p. (ID# 990).

Release Brochure: Iowa Germplasm tall dropseed (Sporobolus asper) (PDF; 176 KB) Henry, J., J. Kaiser, and S. Bruckerhoff 2000. USDA-NRCS Elsberry Plant Materials Center. Elsberry, MO. Mar. 2000. 2p. (ID# 991).

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Refereed Journal Articles

'Windbreaker' Cultivar Big Sacaton a Foundation Class of Certified Seed (PDF; 891 KB) 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).

Registration of Icy Blue Canada Wildrye Germplasm in Crop Science Society of America, Inc. (PDF; 31 KB) Durling, J.C., J.W. Leif, and D.W. Burgdorf 2006. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. August, 2006. 1p. (ID# 6760).

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Published Symposium Proceedings

Disturbed Forestland Revegetation Effectiveness Monitoring - Results of 30 Years (PDF; 548 KB) Holzworth, L.K., H. Hunter, and S. R. Winslow 2004. 9th Billings Land Reclamation Symposium & 20th Annual Meeting of American Society of Mining and Reclamation. Billings, MT. June 3 - 6, 2003. 28p. (ID# 5404).

City of Anaconda erosion control and stabilization of "C" hill (PDF; 19 KB) Holzworth, L.K., J. Schaefer, G. Green, and T. Wiersum 2000. USDA-NRCS Bridger Plant Materials Center Staff. Bridger, MT. 7p. (ID# 1099).

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

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Technical Notes

Technical Note 39: Effectiveness of annual and perennial grasses and legume species for early emergence and erosion control (PDF; 530 MB) Bishop, G. 1995. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN39, Aug. 1995. 18p. (ID# 152).

Seeding Rates for Conservation Species (PDF; 469 KB) Majerus, M., J. Scianna, and J. Jacobs 2013. Bridger PMC. Bozeman, MT. MT-46 (rev. 4). 12p. (ID# 12046).

Technical Note 51: Hand crimping straw mulch on critical area planting sites provides superior results (PDF; 29 KB) Owens, J., K. Christensen, and D. Dyer 1997. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN51, Sept. 1997. 2p. (ID# 2289).

Technical Note 52: Legume species for erosion control in the Central Sierra Nevada Mountains (PDF; 162 KB) Owens, J. and D. Dyer 1997. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN52, Sept. 1997. 8p. (ID# 2288).

Acid & Heavy Metal Tolerant Plants for Restoring Plant Communities in the UCFRB (PDF; 781 KB) LeFebvre, J.A. 2014. Bridger PMC. Bozeman, MT. PM Technical Note MT-97. 18p. (ID# 12232).

A Summary of the Results of the Mill Creek Woody Comparative Evaluation Planting (PDF; 731 KB) LeFebvre, J., Jacobs, J. 2014. Bridger PMC. Bridger, MT. PM Technical Note MT-98. 29p. (ID# 12307).

Hybrid Wheatgrass Elymus hoffmannii: Introduced Grasses for Conservation Use in Montana and Wyoming (PDF; 335 KB) Roger Hybner, Loren St. John, Harold Steppuhn 2014. Bridger PMC. Bridger, MT. MT-101. 6p. (ID# 12311).

Rocky Mountain Beeplant Cleome serrulata: A Native Annual Forb for Conservation Use in Montana and Wyoming (PDF; 367 KB) Winslow, Susan R. 2014. Bridger PMC. Bridger MT. Bozeman, MT. September 2014. 5p. (ID# 12314).

Seed Mixes for Acid and Heavy Metal Contaminated Sites in the Anaconda, Montana Area (PDF; 300 KB) LeFebvre, J., Jacobs, J. 2014. Bridger PMC. Bridger, MT. PM Technical Note MT-99. 17p. (ID# 12306).

Western Yarrow Achillea millefolium var. occidentalis A Native Forb for Conservation in Montana and Wyoming (PDF; 642 KB) Winslow, S.R. 2014. Bridger PMC, Bridger, MT. Bozeman, MT. Septembe 2014. 6p. (ID# 12313).

Native grass establishment and performance for well-pad reclamation in Wyoming (PDF; 2 MB) Jacobs, J., S.R. Winslow, K. Clause, and S. Parr 2013. USDA-NRCS Montana State Web Page. Bozeman, Montana. MT-90 August 2013. 21p. (ID# 11910).

Agronomy TN #64 - Mulching Materials for Control of Soil Erosion (PDF; 286 KB) USDA-NRCS Rose Lake Plant Materials Center and J. Leif 2013. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. September, 2013. 6p. (ID# 11904).

Eastern Oregon/Washington Rangeland and Grazed Forest Seeding Guide (PDF; 94 KB) Kuhn, G., M. Stannard, W. Crowder, M. Chaney, T. Dring, G. Rouse, J. Kouns, and R. Fleenor 2011. USDA-NRCS, Spokane State Office. Spokane, WA. 1p. (ID# 11194).

VEGETATIVE REHABILITATION OF HIGHWAY CUT SLOPES IN EASTERN OKLAHOMA (PDF; 702 KB) King, J.R. 2011. Final report 5 year study for ODOT. Booneville, AR. 12/20/2011. 16p. (ID# 10719).

Installation of Vegetative Sod Strips for Use as Vegetative Barriers (PDF; 969 KB) Leif, J. 2008. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. September, 2008. 7p. (ID# 8121).

CP601 Update-Stem Density (PDF; 14 KB) Houck, M.J. 2006. Knox City PMC. Knox City, TX. January 2006. 1p. (ID# 6493).

Perennial Lespedeza Evaluations (PDF; 820 KB) Snider, J., J. Grabowski, and J. Douglas 2003. Jamie L. Whitten PMC. Coffeeville, MS. Vol. 16, No. 9. 14p. (ID# 5079).

Technical Note: Grass Hedges for Gully Erosion Control (PDF; 84 KB) USDA-NRCS Kika de la Garza Plant Materials Center 1998. USDA-NRCS Kika de la Garza Plant Materials Center. Kingsville, TX. Vol. 1(2), Aug. 1998. 23p. (ID# 2750).

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Other Publication Types

Hall's Panicum- Species Collection Description Sheet (PDF; 173 KB) Carr, B. 2011. TXPMC. Knox City, TX. April 2011. 2p. (ID# 10174).

Plant Collection Information Sheet Black Needle Rush (PDF; 341 KB) Houck, M. 2011. GMPMC. Alexandria, LA. 2p. (ID# 10763).

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