TITLE

6 SLIPPING AWAY

AUTHOR(S)
Shinn, Meghan
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Horticulture;Oct/Nov2010, Vol. 107 Issue 7, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on native plants which are included in the list of endangered or threatened species in the U.S. Kearney's blue star (Amsonia kearneyana) has just eight wild plants in one location in 1986 and was listed as endangered in 1989. Prairie bush clover (Lespedeza leptostachya) is found in several sites in the U.S. According to the article, haying, grazing, herbicide spraying and development threatened the existence of Colorado butterfly plant.
ACCESSION #
53713928

 

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