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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).

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).

Native grass establishment and performance for well-pad reclamation in Wyoming (PDF; 2 MB) Jim Jacobs, Susan R. Winslow, Karen Clause, and Steve 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 PMC, John Leif 2013. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. September, 2013. 6p. (ID# 11904).

VEGETATIVE REHABILITATION OF HIGHWAY CUT SLOPES IN EASTERN OKLAHOMA (PDF; 702 KB) J. R. King 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) John Leif 2008. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. September, 2008. 7p. (ID# 8121).

CP601 Update-Stem Density (PDF; 14 KB) Morris J Houck 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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Major Publications

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

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Plant Fact Sheets

Plant Fact Sheet Knotgrass (PDF; 117 KB) Brandon Carr 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) Morris Houck 2009. Louisiana NRCS. Alexandria, LA. September 2009. 3p. (ID# 9034).

Miscanthus Vegetative Barriers for Soil Conservation (PDF; 677 KB) Dave Burgdorf, Chris 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) Rudy G. Esquivel 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.; A. Bartow 2004. Corvallis Plant Materials Center. Corvallis, Oregon. 12/2004. 2p. (ID# 10947).

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

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Plant Guides

Plant Guide for Mammoth wildrye (PDF; 345 KB) St. John, L., Ogle, D., Stannard, M., 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. & D. Darris 2011. Corvallis, OR. September 2011. 4p. (ID# 10953).

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

Planting Guide for Fort Cooper Splitbeard Bluestem (PDF; 71 KB) J.M. Grabowski, 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) David Dreesen, Greg Fenchel, Danny Goodson, and Keith 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) J. Vandevender 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. Ramona and B. Munda 2003. USDA-NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. 4p. (ID# 5107).

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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Release Brochure

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Batamote Germplasm desert zinnia Release Brochure (PDF; 260 KB) Dial, Heather and Manuel Rosales 2012. USDA NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. Tucson, Arizona. January 2012. 2p. (ID# 11002).

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

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

Cochise Germplasm spike dropseed (Sporobolus contractus) Release Brochure (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) Mike Owsley 2010. PM Website. Feb 2010. 2p. (ID# 9251).

Fort Cooper Splitbeard Bluestem Release Brochure (PDF; 157 KB) J.M. Grabowski, 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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Information Brochures and Flyers

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

Plant Collection Guide Sheet Texas frog-fruit (PDF; 107 KB) Rudy G. Esquivel 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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Miscellaneous Technical Article

Knotgrass- Species Collection Description Sheet (PDF; 102 KB) Brandon Carr 2010. TXPMC. Knox City, TX. April, 2010. 2p. (ID# 9490).

Western Wheatgrass- Species collection Description (PDF; 114 KB) Brandon Carr 2010. TXPMC. Knox City, TX. April 2010. 2p. (ID# 9492).

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Refereed Journal Articles

'Windbreaker' Cultivar Big Sacaton a Foundation Class of Certified Seed (PDF; 891 KB) Danny G Goodson, Gregory A Fenchel, David 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) John C. Durling, John W. Leif, David 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. 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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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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Other Publication Types

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

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