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Technical Notes

Pollinator Conservation and Farm System Planning (PDF; 320 KB) Mark Janzen and Xerces Society 2011. Xerces Society and NRCS technical materials. Salina, KS. May 31, 2011. 23p. (ID# 10378).

Field Plantings (PDF; 780 KB) Jim Jacobs and Joe Scianna 2011. mt.nrcs.usda.gov. Bozeman, MT. MT-70, September 2011. 19p. (ID# 10618).

Calculating Seeding Rates for Conservation Plantings (PDF; 212 KB) Rob Ziehr 2011. ETPMC. Nacogdoches, Texas. 11/14/11. 10p. (ID# 10736).

Field and Demonstration Plantings (PDF; 667 KB) Tilley, Derek, Dan Ogle 2011. USDA NRCS. Boise, Idaho. October 2011. 16p. (ID# 10792).

Glossary of Terms for Use in Plant Materials (PDF; 223 KB) Ogle, Dan 2011. USDA NRCS. Boise, Idaho. October 2011. 57p. (ID# 10794).

Plant and Seed Vendors (PDF; 160 KB) Ogle, Dan, Loren St John, Derek Tilley 2011. USDA NRCS. Boise, Idaho. October 2011. 18p. (ID# 10795).

Braodcast Sprayer Calibration and Application Plant Materials Tech Note (PDF; 101 KB) Alan Shadow 2011. ETPMC. Nacogdoches, TX. TX-PM-11-05. 4p. (ID# 10844).

Pacific Islands Area Vegetative Guide Text (PDF; 923 KB) Robert J. Joy 2012. NRCS Pacific islands Area. Honolulu, Hawaii. September 2012. 35p. (ID# 11436).

Plant Materials Specialist Report of Plants for Field and Increase Plantings (PDF; 878 KB) Robert J. Joy 2012. NRCS Pacific Islands Area. Honolulu, Hawaii. November 2012. 13p. (ID# 11437).

Technical Note 47: Tree planting conservation education projects (PDF; 47 KB) Ramirez, R.G. and D. Dyer 1997. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN47, Jun. 1997. 4p. (ID# 2475).

Technical Note 34: PLS - What is it and how can we use it? (PDF; 13 KB) Slayback, R.D. 1994. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Davis, CA. Mar. 1994. 2p. (ID# 2705).

Technical Note 1: Plant Materials Collection Guide (PDF; 402 KB) St. John, L., D.G. Ogle, J. Scianna, S. Winslow, and L.K. Holzworth 2003. USDA-NRCS Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Boise, ID. ID-TN1, November 18, 2003. 12p. (ID# 5386).

Technical Note 53: Index of Plant Materials Technical Notes from the western United States (PDF; 2.8 MB) Dyer, D. 1998. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN53, Jul. 1998. 19p. (ID# 695).

Technical Note 56: What you can ask for from the USDA-NRCS California Plant Materials Program (PDF; 57 KB) Dyer, D. 1999. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN56, Jun. 1999. 2p. (ID# 696).

Technical Note 2: A Simplified Guide to Understanding Seed Labels (PDF; 57 KB) Englert, J.M. 2007. USDA-NRCS National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. August 2007. 3p. (ID# 7615).

Technical Note 81, Field and Demonstration Plantings (PDF; 657 KB) Tilley, D.J. and D.G. Ogle 2009. CAPMC. Davis, CA. 8/20/09. 18p. (ID# 8969).

Plant Materials Specialist Report of Plants for Field and Increase Plantings (PDF; 1.6 MB) Robert J. Joy 2009. Pacific Islands Area. Hawaii. August 2009. 20p. (ID# 9018).

Pacific Islands Area Vegetative Guide (PDF; 5.4 MB) Robert J. Joy 2010. NRCS Pacific Islands Area. Hawaii. April 2010. 73p. (ID# 9761).

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Major Publications

Intermountain Planting Guide (PDF; 9.7 MB) USDA-ARS Forage and Range Lab. (D.G. Ogle and J.C. Hoag, contributors) 2001. USDA-ARS. Logan, UT. 104p. (ID# 3144).

Plant Materials Program Assisting Small Farmers (PDF; 12 MB) Donald Surrency & Mike Owsley 2006. NRCS GA Homepage PMC. Athens Ga. May 2006. 79p. (ID# 6897).

Living on a Few Acres (PDF; 14 MB) Fagan, Jody and Dan Ogle 2006. USDA NRCS. Boise, Idaho. 2006. 20p. (ID# 6987).

Fugle's Mill Demonstration Site (1985-2006) (PDF; 770 KB) Michael Knudson 2007. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. July 2007. 39p. (ID# 7500).

Grasses for the Northern Plains, Volume 1 - Cool-Season (PDF; 2 MB) Sedivec, K., D. Tober, W. Duckwitz, D. Dewald, J. Printz 2007. NDSU Extension Service. Fargo, ND. October 2007. 89p. (ID# 7681).

Improved Conservation Plant Materials Released by NRCS and Cooperators through December 2007 (PDF; 598 KB) Belt, S.V. and J.M. Englert 2008. USDA, NRCS National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. March 2008. 64p. (ID# 7727).

Celebrating 74 Years of Conservation Plant Technology 1934 - 2008 (PDF; 2.6 MB) USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2008. USDA NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. July 2008. 14p. (ID# 8154).

Culturally Significant Plants (PDF; 2.9 MB) Allen Casey and Rich Wynia 2010. Manhattan, Kansas. Sept. 2010. 52p. (ID# 9871).

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Plant Fact Sheets

Plant Fact Sheet for Chickasaw Plum (Prunus angustifolia Marsh.) (PDF; 159 KB) John M. Row and Wayne A. Geyer 2010. Manhattan Plant Materials Center. Manhattan, Kansas. 2p. (ID# 10101).

Plant Fact Sheet: Sweet Flag (PDF; 240 KB) Bush, T. 2001. Oct. 2001. 2p. (ID# 3081).

Plant Fact Sheet: Goldar Bluebunch Wheatgrass (PDF; 123 KB) St. John, L. 2003. USDA-NRCS Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, ID. Mar. 3, 2003. 2p. (ID# 4629).

Powder Puff Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 135 KB) Stevens, J. 2003. USDA-NRCS East Texas Plant Materials Center. Nacogdoches, TX. 9/2003. 2p. (ID# 5051).

Canada Milkvetch Fact Sheet (PDF; 262 KB) Nancy Jensen 2002. USDA, NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. February 2002. 2p. (ID# 7521).

Showy Partridge Pea (PDF; 77 KB) John Row 2007. Manhattan PMC. Manhattan, Kansas. 2p. (ID# 7669).

Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana) Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 117 KB) Wayne Geyer, Patrick Broyles, and John Row 2008. Manhattan PMC. Manhattan, Kansas. 3p. (ID# 8093).

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Plant Guides

Poisonous Plants of Southeastern Arizona (PDF; 39 MB) Bailey, C., S. Barker, M. Pater, D. Robinett, K. Egen, D. Vettleson, and B. Munda 1997. Coronado RC&D, Inc. and Conservation Districts of Southeastern Arizona. Tucson, AZ. 38p. (ID# 100).

Intermediate Wheatgrass Plant Guide (PDF; 142 KB) Ogle, Dan, Loren St John, Dwight Tober 2011. USDA NRCS. Boise, Idaho. April 2011. 5p. (ID# 10369).

Rough Fescue Plant Guide (PDF; 221 KB) Fleenor 2012. WA PMS. Spokane, WA. 4p. (ID# 11014).

California Poppy Plant Guide (PDF; 138 KB) Smith, C 2012. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. May 25, 2012. 7p. (ID# 11058).

Bladderpod Plant Guide (PDF; 89 KB) Smither-Kopperl, Margaret 2012. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. May 25, 2012. 2p. (ID# 11060).

Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) Plant Guide (PDF; 291 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. June 2013. 3p. (ID# 11794).

Late Lilac (Syringa villosa) Plant Guide (PDF; 143 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. June 2013. 2p. (ID# 11795).

Manchurian Crabapple (Malus mandshurica) Plant Guide (PDF; 214 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Bismarck, ND. June 2013. 3p. (ID# 11796).

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

Plant Guide: Canada milkvetch (PDF; 13 KB) Jensen, N. 1997. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. 1p. (ID# 1311).

Meadow Brome Plant Guide (PDF; 193 KB) Ogle, D.G., L. St. John, L.K. Holzworth, and K.B. Jensen 2003. USDA - NRCS. Boise, Idaho. Feb. 2003. 4p. (ID# 4832).

Idaho Fescue Plant Guide (PDF; 266 KB) Ogle, D.G., J. Henson, M. Stannard, L. St John, and T.A. Jones 2003. USDA-NRCS. Boise, Idaho. Feb. 2003. 5p. (ID# 4835).

Western Wheatgrass Plant Guide (PDF; 79 KB) Ogle, D.G., J. Scheetz, L. Holzworth, L. St John, and S.R. Winslow 2003. USDA-NRCS. Boise, Idaho. Feb. 2003. 4p. (ID# 4836).

Blue Flax Plant Guide (PDF; 109 KB) Ogle, D.G., L. St. John, and J.K. Peterson 2003. USDA-NRCS. Boise, Idaho. Feb. 2003. 4p. (ID# 4837).

Eaton's or Firecracker Penstemon Plant Guide (PDF; 175 KB) Ogle, D.G., L. St. John, and J.S. Peterson 2003. USDA-NRCS. Boise, Idaho. Feb. 2003. 4p. (ID# 4838).

Small Burnet Plant Guide (PDF; 164 KB) Ogle, D.G., L. St. John, and J.S. Peterson 2003. USDA-NRCS. Boise, Idaho. Feb. 2003. 3p. (ID# 4840).

Venus Penstemon Plant Guide (PDF; 247 KB) Ogle, D.G., L. St. John, and J.S. Peterson 2003. USDA-NRCS. Boise, Idaho. Feb. 2003. 4p. (ID# 4841).

Intermediate Wheatgrass Plant Guide (PDF; 251 KB) Ogle, D.G., L. St. John, and K.B. Jensen 2003. USDA-NRCS. Boise, Idaho. Feb. 2003. 6p. (ID# 4843).

Bluebunch Wheatgrass Plant Guide (PDF; 233 KB) Ogle, D.G., L. St. John, and T.A. Jones 2003. USDA-NRCS. Boise, Idaho. Feb. 2003. 4p. (ID# 4845).

Indian Ricegrass Plant Guide (PDF; 287 KB) Ogle, D.G., L. St. John, and T.A. Jones 2003. USDA-NRCS. Boise, Idaho. Feb. 2003. 5p. (ID# 4846).

Winterfat Plant Guide (PDF; 155 KB) Ogle, D.G., L. St. John, L. Holzworth, and S.R. Winslow 2003. USDA-NRCS. Boise, Idaho. Feb. 2003. 4p. (ID# 4847).

Thickspike and Streambank Wheatgrass Plant Guide (PDF; 248 KB) Ogle, D.G., L. St. John, L. Holzworth, S.R. Winslow, and T.A. Jones 2003. USDA-NRCS. Boise, Idaho. Feb. 2003. 4p. (ID# 4849).

Mountain Brome Plant Guide (PDF; 417 KB) Tilley, D.J., D.G. Ogle, and L. St. John 2005. USDA-NRCS Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, ID. 1/19/05. 5p. (ID# 5855).

Slender Wheatgrass Plant Guide (PDF; 287 KB) Tilley, D.J., D.G. Ogle, and L. St. John 2005. USDA-NRCS Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, ID. 1/19/05. 5p. (ID# 5856).

'Highlander' Eastern Gamagrass Plant Guide (PDF; 353 KB) Janet Grabowski, Joel Douglas 2005. Jamie L. Whitten PMC. Coffeeville , MS. April 2005. 5p. (ID# 6132).

Partridge Pea plant Guide (PDF; 62 KB) Morris J Houck 2006. Knox City PMC. Knox City, TC. March 2006. 3p. (ID# 6522).

Illinois Bundleflower (Desmanthus illinoensis) Plant Guide (PDF; 79 KB) Richard Wynia 2008. PLANTS Database. Baton Rouge, LA. January 2008. 4p. (ID# 7714).

Royal Penstemon Plant Guide (PDF; 287 KB) Tilley, D.J., Ogle, D.G., St. John, L. and N. Shaw 2008. Aberdeen PMC. Aberdeen ID. 10/6/08. 3p. (ID# 8289).

Blue Flax and Lewis Flax Plant Guide (PDF; 132 KB) Ogle, Dan, Loren St. John, J. Scott Peterson, Derek Tilley 2009. USDA NRCS. Boise, Idaho. October 2009. 4p. (ID# 9388).

Western Wheatgrass Plant Guide (PDF; 88 KB) Ogle, Daniel G., Loren St. John, Susan R. Winslow 2009. USDA NRCS. Boise, Idaho. October 2009. 6p. (ID# 9389).

Bluebunch Wheatgrass Plant Guide (PDF; 192 KB) Ogle, Daniel G, Loren St John and Dr. Thomas A. Jones 2010. USDA NRCS. Boise, Idaho. June 2010. 6p. (ID# 9765).

Chickasaw Plum Plant Guide (PDF; 206 KB) John M. Row and Wayne A. Geyer 2010. Manhattan, KS PMC. Manhattan, Kansas. August 2010. 4p. (ID# 9876).

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Release Brochure

Chisholm germplasm Chickasaw plum Release Brochure (PDF; 294 KB) John M. Row 2011. Manhattan Plant Materials Center. Manhattan, Kansas. March 2011. 2p. (ID# 10374).

Crockett Herbaceous Mimosa Release Brochure (PDF; 265 KB) Melinda Brakie, Alan Shadow 2012. ETPMC. Nacogodches. 3/20/12. 2p. (ID# 10847).

Rimrock Indian ricegrass Release Brochure (PDF; 125 KB) Hybner, R. 2013. Bridger PMC. Bridger, MT. April 2013. 2p. (ID# 11790).

Tomahawk Indiangrass (PDF; 504 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. June 2013. 2p. (ID# 11792).

'Pierre' Sideoats Grama (PDF; 824 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Bismarck, ND. June 2013. 2p. (ID# 11793).

'Niagara' Big Bluestem Release Brochure (PDF; 180 KB) Big Flats Plant Materials Center Staff 2013. Big Flats, New York. updated June 2013. 2p. (ID# 11807).

Release Brochure: Legacy late lilac (Syringa villosa) (PDF; 802 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2000. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, North Dakota. Jan. 2009. 2p. (ID# 202).

Bismarck Ecotype Buffalograss (PDF; 206 KB) PMC Staff 1997. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. May 1997. 6p. (ID# 4683).

Badlands ecotype little bluestem (PDF; 203 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center. 1997. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. revised June 2013. 2p. (ID# 7356).

'McKenzie' black chokeberry (PDF; 264 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2008. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. July 2008. 2p. (ID# 7936).

'Prairie Red' hybrid plum (PDF; 420 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2008. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. July 2008. 2p. (ID# 7937).

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Information Brochures and Flyers

E. "Kika" de la Garza PMC Borchure (PDF; 537 KB) John Lloyd-Reilley, Shelly Maher, Jamie Moeller 2010. STPMC and State Office. Temple, TX. 2010. 2p. (ID# 10009).

Publications Available from the Bismarck Plant Materials Center (PDF; 117KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. December 2013. 3p. (ID# 10937).

Obtaining Seeds and Plants for Conservation (PDF; 780 KB) Robert J. Joy and Dale O. Evans 2012. NRCS Hawaii and University of Hawaii. Honolulu, Hawaii. June 2012. 3p. (ID# 11079).

List of Plant Materials Program References (PDF; 25 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. November 2013. 1p. (ID# 11791).

Booneville Plant Materials Center Brochure (PDF; 804 KB) Alayna Jacobs 2013. Booneville PMC. Booneville, Arkansas. 2013. 4p. (ID# 11833).

Lockeford Plant Materials Center: Improving plants for conservation (PDF; 4.4 MB) USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center 1989. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Davis, CA. 16p. (ID# 1623).

Plant Materials for Small Farms (PDF; 351 KB) Surrency, D. and C.M. Owsley 2000. USDA-NRCS Plant Material Team. Athens, GA. Jan. 2000. 2p. (ID# 4583).

Aberdeen Plant Materials Center Economic Impact 2002 (PDF; 228 KB) Ogle, D.G. and L. St. John 2003. USDA-NRCS Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, ID. Feb. 18, 2003. 1p. (ID# 4619).

Improved Plants For a Better Tomorrow 2006 (PDF; 164 KB) Maura, C., M.A. Gonter, and B.D. Gordon 2006. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. March 2006. 2p. (ID# 5452).

ETPMC Information (PDF; 195 KB) Brakie, M. and J. Stevens 2004. Nacogdoches, Texas. May 2004. 2p. (ID# 5612).

Celebrating 40 Years Knox City Plant Materials Center (PDF; 775 KB) Houck, M. R. Esquivel 2004. USDA-NRCS Knox City Plant Materials Center. Knox City,TX. 31p. (ID# 5728).

Aberdeen PMC Brochure (PDF; 555 KB) Ogle, D.G., L. St. John, C. Hoag and J. Fagan 2005. USDA - NRCS. Boise, Idaho. October 2005. 6p. (ID# 6225).

Elsberry Plant Materials Center (PDF; 436 KB) Bruckerhoff, S. B., Kaiser, J. U. Cordsiemon, R. L. 2006. Elsberry Plant Materials Center Elsberry, MO. Elsberry,MO. 9/6/06. 2p. (ID# 6750).

Jimmy Carter Plant Materials Center Brochure (PDF; 318 KB) CM Owsley and Mary McQuinn 2007. NRCS Ga Homepage Technical Resources Jimmy Carter PMC. Athens. June 2007. (ID# 7236).

Release Brochure: Bad river ecotype blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis) (PDF; 223 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center. 1997. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. revised June 2013. 2p. (ID# 7357).

Field Plantings: An Introduction (PDF; 270 KB) Dial, H. 2010. USDA NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. Tucson, AZ. April 2010. 2p. (ID# 9219).

LAPMC Information Booklet (PDF; 526 KB) Morris Houck 2010. LAPMS. Louisiana. 03-05-2010. 14p. (ID# 9977).

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Miscellaneous Technical Article

Community Garden Guide Vegetable Garden Planning and Development (PDF; 310 KB) Tom Cogger, Dave Burgdorf, Vijai Pandian 2010. Rose Lake Plant Materials Program. (ID# 9407).

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Refereed Journal Articles

Improved Establishment Characteristics of 'Vavilov II' Siberian Wheatgrass (PDF; 531 KB) Jensen, K.B., A.J. Palazzo, B.L. Waldron, J. G. Robins, B.S. Bushman, D.A. Johnson and D.G. Ogle 2008. USDA, ARS; DOD Dept. of Army and USDA, NRCS. Logan, Utah. April 2008. 20p. (ID# 7905).

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Other Publication Types

Aberdeen Plant Materials Center Long Range Plan 2011-2020 (PDF; 286 KB) Ogle, Dan and Loren St John 2010. USDA NRCS. Boise, Idaho. October 2010. 17p. (ID# 10098).

A Plant Materials Multiyear Plan for Hawaii (PDF; 142 KB) Joy, R. 2002. Honolulu, Hawaii. May 2002. 7p. (ID# 4327).

Aberdeen Plant Materials Center 2005 Field Plan of Operation (PDF; 11 KB) St. John, L. 2005. USDA-NRCS Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, ID. May 19, 2005. 3p. (ID# 5977).

Prairie Landscaping Seed / Plant Vendors List (PDF; 50 KB) Dwight Tober, Leslie Glass 2008. USDA, NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. March 2014. 2p. (ID# 8151).

Conservation Seed / Plant Vendors List; Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota (PDF; 53 KB) Tober, Dwight, Glass, Leslie 2008. USDA NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. March 2014. 2p. (ID# 8152).

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