Data about Strophostyles leiosperma (Torr. & A. Gray) Piper

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Distribution

 
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Lower 48 United States of America
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

Physical Description

 
growth habit
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forb/herb
  • forb/herb
    Vascular plant without significant woody tissue above or at the ground. Forbs and herbs may be annual, biennial, or perennial but always lack significant thickening by secondary woody growth and have perennating buds borne at or below the ground surface. In the PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov/), graminoids are excluded but ferns, horsetails, lycopods, and whisk-ferns are included.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/forbHerb
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
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vine
  • vine
    Twining/climbing plant with relatively long stems, can be woody or herbaceous.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/vine
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vine
  • vine
    Twining/climbing plant with relatively long stems, can be woody or herbaceous.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/vine
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vine
  • vine
    Twining/climbing plant with relatively long stems, can be woody or herbaceous.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/vine
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  

Ecology

 
habitat
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grassland
  • grassland
    An area in which grasses (Graminae) are a significant component of the vegetation.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000106
Environments - EOL project  
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prairie
  • prairie
    An area of land of low topographic relief that historically supported grasses and herbs, with few trees, and having generally a mesic (moderate or temperate) climate. Dominated by tall grasses (contrast steppe).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000260
Environments - EOL project  
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sand
  • sand
    A naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000017
Environments - EOL project  
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sand
  • sand
    A naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000017
Environments - EOL project  
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savanna
  • savanna
    A grassland of the tropics or subtropics with scattered trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000261
Environments - EOL project  
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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.  
 
interacts with
  • interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
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Life History and Behavior

 
life cycle habit
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annual
  • annual
    Of plant duration, a plant whose life span ends within one year after germination, e.g. a winter annual germinating in the autumn and flowering in the spring (esp. in Mediterranean climates), approximately synonymous to therophyte, c.f. biennial, ephemeral, perennial, c.f. also of flowering with respect to architecture, hapaxanthic, monocarpic, pleonanthic.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/annual
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
seed ripening date
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September
  • September
    The ninth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
    http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C106188
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September
  • September
    The ninth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
    http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C106188
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  

Conservation

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

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

 
plant propagation method
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prolonged dry seed storage
  • prolonged dry seed storage
    Seed stores for several years dry.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/propagationDryStorageProlonged
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
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Propagation Dry Years
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soak and cold moist stratification
  • soak and cold moist stratification
    Pour boiling water over seed and let soak for 24 hours and cold moist stratification in refrigerator in a plastic freezer bag.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/propagationSoakStrat
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
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soak and cold moist stratification
  • soak and cold moist stratification
    Pour boiling water over seed and let soak for 24 hours and cold moist stratification in refrigerator in a plastic freezer bag.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/propagationSoakStrat
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seed/spore extraction
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air-dry seed pods
  • air-dry seed pods
    Air-dry seed pods (may require collecting early and caging to catch fluffy seed or exploding seed pods)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/seedExtractAirDry
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air-dry seed pods
  • air-dry seed pods
    Air-dry seed pods (may require collecting early and caging to catch fluffy seed or exploding seed pods)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/seedExtractAirDry
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
 
germination treatment
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scarification
  • scarification
    Scarification is the cutting of the seed coat using abrasion, thermal stress, or chemicals to aid germination
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/germinationScarification
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scarification
  • scarification
    Scarification is the cutting of the seed coat using abrasion, thermal stress, or chemicals to aid germination
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/germinationScarification
Shaw Nature Reserve - A division of the Missouri Botanical Garden  

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