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Conservation Plant Releases - Pullman Plant Materials Center

The Pullman Plant Materials Center 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.

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Plant Releases

Release Name Scientific Name Common Name Uses Release Brochure
Bromar Bromus marginatus mountain brome quick stabilization of critical areas, short term pasture/hay land Brochure (PDF; 181 KB)
Latar Dactylis glomerata orchardgrass late summer forage, stabilization of soils subject to water erosion Brochure (PDF; null)
White Pass Germplasm Elymus glaucus ssp. glaucus blue wildrye reforestation and reclamation plantings and establishing vegetative cover on disturbed soils Brochure (PDF; 171 KB)
Union Flat Germplasm Elymus glaucus blue wildrye restoration of Palouse Prairie and roadside revegetation
Secar Elymus wawawaiensis Snake River wheatgrass long term stabilization of semi arid land soils Brochure (PDF; 163 KB)
Durar Festuca brevipila hard fescue long term stabilization of critical areas, perennial low maintenance cover of recreational areas Brochure (PDF; null)
Covar Festuca ovina sheep fescue stabilization of dry land soils, suppression of weeds Brochure (PDF; null)
Canbar Poa secunda Canby bluegrass stabilization of soils subject to wind erosion, restoration of natural areas Brochure (PDF; null)
Sherman Poa secunda big bluegrass stabilization of dry land soils, dry land pasture, restoration of natural areas Brochure (PDF; 219 KB)
Whitmar Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. inermis bluebunch wheatgrass long term stabilization of soils subject to wind and water erosion Brochure (PDF; null)
Alkar Thinopyrum ponticum tall wheatgrass reclamation of saline soils, summer pasture, wildlife cover Brochure (PDF; 139 KB)