Data about <i>Taxodium distichum</i>

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Distribution

 
native range includes
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Lower 48 United States of America
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
geographic distribution
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Asia - China - Fujian
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - China - Guangdong
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - China - Guangxi
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - China - Henan
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - China - Hubei
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - China - Jiangsu
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - China - Jiangxi
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - China - Sichuan
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - China - Yunnan
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Asia - China - Zhejiang
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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South America - Venezuela - Táchira
Missouri Botanical Garden  
 
latitude min
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27.37 degrees
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latitude max
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30.42 degrees
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longitude min
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-97.4 degrees
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longitude max
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-82.7 degrees
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Physical Description

 
flower color
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purple
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leaf color
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green
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plant height median
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130 ft mature
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plant height average
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60 ft mature
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
 
plant height max
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45 ft base age
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fruit or seed color
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brown
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wood density
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0.42 g/cm³
Global Wood Density Database  
 
growth habit
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tree
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
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tree
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
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tree
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shape
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conical
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primary growth form
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single stem
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carbon-to-nitrogen ratio
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high (>59)
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foliage texture
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smooth
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Ecology

 
frost free days min
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160 days
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precipitation tolerance min
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40 inch
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precipitation tolerance max
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65 inch
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soil depth min
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40 inch
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low temperature tolerance min
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-18 degrees Fahrenheit
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habitat
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bay
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clay
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coast
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coastal plain
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coastal plain
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coastal plain
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coniferous forest biome
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flood plain
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flood plain
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flood plain
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forest
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forest
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fresh water
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freshwater habitat
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lake
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Large river biome
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mangrove biome
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marsh
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marsh
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mixed forest biome
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national park
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peat soil
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river
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sand
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savanna
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scrubland
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scrubland
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sea
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sea water
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sediment
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silt
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soil
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soil
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stream
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subtropical
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surface water
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swamp
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swamp
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terrestrial biome
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terrestrial habitat
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valley
Environments - EOL project  
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wetland
Environments - EOL project  
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wetland
Environments - EOL project  
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wetland
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
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wetland
Environments - EOL project  
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woodland
Environments - EOL project  
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woodland
Environments - EOL project  
 
wetland indicator status (NWPL)
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obligate wetland
National Wetland Plant List  
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obligate wetland
National Wetland Plant List  
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obligate wetland
National Wetland Plant List  
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obligate wetland
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obligate wetland
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obligate wetland
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obligate wetland
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interacts with
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water depth min
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1.5 m
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water depth max
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1.5 m
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
elevation median
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52.1 m
Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)  
 
elevation mean
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52.1 m
Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)  
 
elevation min
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45.5 m
Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)  
 
elevation max
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58.7 m
Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)  
 
elevation measurement
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10 m
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
 
fire resistance
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is not fire resistant
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
allelopathic effect
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no known allelopathy
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soil requirements
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adapted to coarse textured soils
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adapted to fine textured soils
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adapted to medium textured soils
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
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needs wet to average soils
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
 
anaerobic soil tolerance
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high tolerance
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drought tolerance
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low tolerance
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calcareous soil tolerance
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none
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moisture use
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high
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salt tolerance
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high tolerance
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shade tolerance
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medium (normal)
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needs sun
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  

Life History and Behavior

 
life cycle habit
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perennial
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shedability
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deciduous
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bloom period
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mid spring
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active growth period
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spring and summer
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growth rate
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fast
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life span
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high life span
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grass growth type
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not a low growing grass
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resprout ability after clipping
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will resprout
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germination requirements
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cold stratification required
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fire tolerance
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low tolerance
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fruit/seed abundance
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low
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seed period end
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autumn
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seed period begin
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summer
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fruit/seed persistence
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fruit/seed is persistent
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seeds per pound average
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5,200
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seed spread rate
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slow
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seedling survival
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low
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vegetative spread rate
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none
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seed ripening date
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October
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
 
seed per unit average
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310 per ounce
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  

Physiology and Cell Biology

 
soil pH min
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4.5
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
soil pH max
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6
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
nitrogen fixation
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none
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primary macronutrient requirements
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medium
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Conservation

 
population trend
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Stable
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conservation status
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least concern
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

 
livestock bloat potential
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none
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horticulture
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flower is not conspicuous
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fruit/seed is not conspicuous
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is fall conspicuous
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suitable for the coppice method of silviculture
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foliage porosity winter
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moderately porous
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foliage porosity summer
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dense (low porosity)
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human/livestock toxicity
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none
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hedge tolerance
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none
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planting density min
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300 per acre
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planting density max
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800 per acre
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commercial availability
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routinely available
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plant propagation method
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not propogated by bulbs
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not propogated by corms
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not propogated by cuttings
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not propogated by sod
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not propogated by sprigs
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not propogated by tubers
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propogated by bare root
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propogated by container
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propogated by seed
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sow in container or outside
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
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sow outside in soil
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
 
grain type
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is not a small grain
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uses
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no berries, nuts, seeds, or fruits palatable to humans
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not suitable as berry/nut/seed product
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not suitable as Christmas tree product
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not suitable as pulpwood product
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not suitable as veneer product
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not used as fodder product
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suitable as lumber product
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suitable as nursery stock product
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suitable as post product
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suitable for naval store products
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fuelwood suitability
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medium
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seed/spore extraction
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air-dry seed pods
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  

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