Data about <i>Chasmanthium latifolium</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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Mesoamerica - Mexico
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Mesoamerica - Mexico - Nuevo León
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - Canada
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Alabama
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Arkansas
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Delaware
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - District of Columbia
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Florida
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Georgia
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Illinois
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Indiana
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Iowa
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Kansas
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Kentucky
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Louisiana
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Maryland
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Mississippi
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Missouri
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Nebraska
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - New Jersey
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - New Mexico
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - North Carolina
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Ohio
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Oklahoma
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Pennsylvania
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - South Carolina
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - South Dakota
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Tennessee
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Texas
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - Virginia
Missouri Botanical Garden  
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North America - United States - West Virginia
Missouri Botanical Garden  

Physical Description

 
flower color
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green
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
leaf color
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green
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plant height median
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4.6 ft mature
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
plant height average
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3.5 ft mature
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
 
fruit or seed color
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black
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growth habit
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graminoid
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
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graminoid
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
 
shape
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erect
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primary growth form
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rhizomatous
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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
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
precipitation tolerance min
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24 inch
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
precipitation tolerance max
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65 inch
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
soil depth min
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10 inch
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
low temperature tolerance min
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-33 degrees Fahrenheit
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
habitat
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bay
Environments - EOL project  
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bayou
Environments - EOL project  
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canopy
Environments - EOL project  
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clay
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
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flood plain
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flood plain
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forest
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garden
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grassland
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landlocked sea
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Large river biome
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limestone
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loam
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marsh
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meadow
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mudflat
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open woodland
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
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plain
Environments - EOL project  
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plateau
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prairie
Environments - EOL project  
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river
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river bed
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savanna
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sea
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slope
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soil
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soil
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stream
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stream
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stream
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terrace
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wetland
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wood
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woodland
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woodland
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woodland
Environments - EOL project  
 
habitat includes
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non-marine
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
 
wetland indicator status (NWPL)
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facultative
National Wetland Plant List  
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facultative
National Wetland Plant List  
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facultative upland
National Wetland Plant List  
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facultative upland
National Wetland Plant List  
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facultative wetland
National Wetland Plant List  
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facultative wetland
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interacts with
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elevation measurement
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183 m
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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30 m
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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715 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 dry to average soils
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
 
anaerobic soil tolerance
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medium (normal)
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drought tolerance
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medium (normal)
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calcareous soil tolerance
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low tolerance
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moisture use
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medium
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salt tolerance
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none
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shade tolerance
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high tolerance
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needs shade
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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summer
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active growth period
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spring
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growth rate
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moderate
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after harvest regrowth rate
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slow
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life span
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moderate life span
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grass growth type
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low growing grass
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resprout ability after clipping
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will not resprout
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germination requirements
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cold stratification not required
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fire tolerance
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none
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fruit/seed abundance
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high
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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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90,000
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
seed spread rate
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moderate
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seedling survival
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medium
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
vegetative spread rate
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moderate
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seed ripening date
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September
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
 
seed per unit average
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7,500 per ounce
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  

Physiology and Cell Biology

 
soil pH min
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5
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
soil pH max
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7
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
nitrogen fixation
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none
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primary macronutrient requirements
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low
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Conservation

 
extinction status
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extant
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  

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 conspicuous
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is not fall conspicuous
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not suitable for the coppice method of silviculture
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foliage porosity winter
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porous
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foliage porosity summer
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porous
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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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3,400 per acre
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planting density max
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11,000 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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cold moist stratification
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
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dry seed storage
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
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not propogated by bulbs
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not propogated by container
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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 seed
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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 lumber product
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not suitable as nursery stock product
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not suitable as post product
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not suitable as pulpwood product
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not suitable as veneer product
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not suitable for naval store products
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not used as fodder product
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browse animal palatability
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high
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graze animal palatability
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high
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seed/spore extraction
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bag method
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
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grind hard dry fruit
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
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shatter, rub, or beat soft dry fruit
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  

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