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Grassland, Shrubland, and Desert Ecosystems

Research Project

 

Great Basin Native Plant Project

 

 

Technical Notes, Extension Publications, Propagation Protocols

Plant Selection

Seed Production


Irrigation
Plant Propagation
Pollination and Insect Pests
Stand Establishment
Weed Control

Restoration

Seed Harvesting
Revegetation

Horticulture

Boise Shrubland Research

Plant Selection

Lambert, S.M.; Monsen, S.B.; Shaw, N. 2011. Notice of release of source - identified eagle germplasm western yarrow (natural population). USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station; USDI Bureau of Land Management; Utah State University Agricultural Experiment Station, Logan, UT; Univeristy of Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station, Moscow, ID. 7 p.

 

Lambert, S.M.; Monsen, S.B.; Shaw, N. 2011. Notice of release of source - identified Mountain Home germplasm Sandberg bluegrass (natural population). U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Boise, ID; U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Boise, ID; Utah State University, Agricultural Experiment Station, Logan, UT; University of Idaho, Agricultural Experiment Station, Moscow, ID. 7 p.

 

Tilley, D.J.; St. John, L. 2008. Orchard display nursery evaluation summary (2005-2007). U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. 9p.

 

St. Clair, J.B.; Johnson, G.R.; Johnson, R.C.; Shaw, N.L.; Erickson, V.J. 2007. Seed zones for maintaining adapted plant populations. In: Norcini, J., ed. Abstracts, Native Wildflower Seed Production Research Symposium. Quincy, FL: University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agriculture, North Florida Research & Education Center.

 

St. John, L.; Tilley, D.J.; Ogle, D.G. 2006. Plants for solving resource problems - Anatone germplasm bluebunch wheatgrass. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Release brochure. 2 p.

 

St. John, L.; Tilley, D.J.; Ogle, D.G. 2006. Plants for solving resource problems - Maple Grove germplasm lewis flax. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. 2 p.

 

St. John, L.; Tilley, D.J.; Ogle, D.G. 2006. Plants for solving resource problems - Northern Cold Desert winterfat. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. 2 p.

 

St. John, L.; Tilley, D.J.; Ogle, D.G. 2006. Plants for solving resource problems - Snake River Plains fourwing saltbush selected class germplasm. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Release brochure. 2 p.

 

Tilley, D.J. 2007. Reintroducing native plants to the American West. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. 2 p.

 

Tilley, D.J.; St. John, L. 2006. Orchard display nursery evaluation summary (2005-2008), Final Report. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. 9 p.  

 

Tilley, D.J.; St. John, L. 2006. Orchard display nursery evaluation summary (2005-2006). U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. 6 p.

 

Tilley, D.J.; Ogle, D.L.; St. John, L. 2005. NRCS Aberdeen Plant Materials Center display nursery in Orchard, Idaho. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. 10 p.

 

Monsen, S.B.; Kitchen, S.G.; Memmott, K.; Shaw, N.L.; Pellant, M.; Young, S.; Ogle, D.; St. John, L. 2003. Notice to release Anatone germplasm bluebunch wheatgrass (selected class natural population). U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Provo, UT.

Seed Production

 

Plant Propagation

Tilley, D.; St. John, L.; Ogle, D.; Shaw, N. 2012. Propagation protocol for production of Lomatium grayi (J. M. Coult. & Rose) seeds. Aberdeen, ID: USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. In: Native Plant Network. Moscow, ID: University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery.

 

Tilley, D.; St. John, L.; Ogle, D.; Shaw, N.; Cane, J. 2012. Propagation protocol for production of Lomatium dissectum (Nutt.) Mathias & Constance seeds. Aberdeen, ID: USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. In: Native Plant Network. Moscow, ID: University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery.

 

Tilley, D.; St. John, L.; Ogle, D.; Shaw, N.; Cane, J. 2012. Propagation protocol for production of Lomatium triternatum (Pursh) seeds. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. In: Native Plant Network. Moscow, ID: University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery.

 

Jensen, S.L. 2007. Propagation protocol for production of container Agoseris aurantiaca. In: Native Plant Network. University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery, Moscow, ID.

 

Jensen, S.L. 2007. Propagation protocol for production of container Agoseris glauca. In: Native Plant Network. University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery, Moscow, ID.

 

Jensen, S.L. 2007. Propagation protocol for production of container Agoseris grandiflora. In: Native Plant Network. University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery, Moscow, ID.

 

Jensen, Scott L. 2007. Propagation protocol for production of container Agoseris heterophylla. In: Native Plant Network. University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery, Moscow, ID.

 

Jensen, S.L. 2007. Propagation protocol for production of container Astragalus utahensis. In: Native Plant Network. University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery, Moscow, ID.

 

Jensen, S.L. 2007. Propagation protocol for production of container Lupinus arbustus. In: Native Plant Network. University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery, Moscow, ID.

 

Jensen, S.L. 2007. Propagation protocol for production of container Lupinus argenteus. In: Native Plant Network. University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery, Moscow, ID.

 

Jensen, S.L. 2007. Propagation protocol for production of container Lupinus caudatus. In: Native Plant Network. University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery, Moscow, ID.

 

Jensen, S.L. 2007. Propagation protocol for production of container Lupinus prunophilus. In: Native Plant Network. University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery, Moscow, ID.

 

Jensen, S.L. 2007. Propagation protocol for production of container Lupinus sericeus. In: Native Plant Network. University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery, Moscow, ID.

 

Parkinson, H.; DeBolt, A. 2005. Propagation protocol for production of container Chaenactis douglasii. In: Native Plant Network. University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery, Moscow, ID.

 

Parkinson, H.; DeBolt, A. 2005. Propagation protocol for production of container Eriogonum microthecum. In: Native Plant Network. University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery, Moscow, ID.

 

Parkinson, H. and A. DeBolt. 2005. Propagation protocol for production of container Eriogonum umbellatum. In: Native Plant Network. University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery, Moscow, ID.

 

Parkinson, H.; DeBolt, A. 2005. Propagation protocol for production of container Lithospermum ruderale. In: Native Plant Network. University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery, Moscow, ID.

 

Parkinson, H.; DeBolt, A. 2005. Propagation protocol for production of container Lomatium dissectum. In: Native Plant Network. University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery, Moscow, ID.

 

Parkinson, H.; DeBolt, A. 2005. Propagation protocol for production of container Lomatium grayi. In: Native Plant Network. University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery, Moscow, ID.

 

Parkinson, H.; DeBolt, A. 2005. Propagation protocol for production of container Lomatium triternatum. In: Native Plant Network. University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery, Moscow, ID.

 

Parkinson, H.; DeBolt, A. 2005. Propagation protocol for production of container Machaeranthera canescens. In: Native Plant Network. University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery, Moscow, ID.

 

Parkinson, H.; DeBolt, A. 2005. Propagation protocol for production of container Penstemon acuminatus. In: Native Plant Network. University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery, Moscow, ID.

 

Parkinson, H.; DeBolt, A. 2005. Propagation protocol for production of container Penstemon deustus. In: Native Plant Network. University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery, Moscow, ID.

 

Parkinson, H.; DeBolt, A. 2005. Propagation protocol for production of container Penstemon speciosus. In: Native Plant Network. University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery, Moscow, ID.

Pollination and Insect Pests

Cane, J. 2009. Gardening for native bees in utah and beyond. Utah State University Extension, Logan, UT. Utah Pests Fact Sheet ENT-133-09.

 

Cane, J. 2009. Pollinating the seed crop. USDA Bee Biology Lab, Utah State University, Logan, Utah.

 

Western Colorado Insects Native Plant Seed Production. 2010-Present. Colorado State University Extension, Fort Collins, CO. Western Colorado Insects.

Stand Establishment

Shock, C.; Feiber, E.; Saunders, L.: Shaw, N. 2013. Direct surface seeding systems for successful establishment of native wildflowers. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Ext/CrS 149: 159-165.

 

Shock, C.; Feibert, E.; Parris, C.; Saunders, L.; Johnson, D.; Bushman, S.; Shaw, N. 2012. Evaluation of seed scarification for the establishment of three Intermountain West native legumes. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Annual Report 2011:136-138.

 

Shock, C.; Feibert, E.; Parris, C.; Saunders, L.; Shaw, N. 2012. Direct surface seeding strategies for establishment of Intermountain West native plants for seed production. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Annual Report 2011:130-135.

 

Shock, C.C.; Feibert, E.B.G.; Parris, C.A.; Saunders, L.D.; Shaw, N.L. 2011. Operational success of direct surface seeding strategies for establishment of Intermountain West native plants. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Annual Report 2010, Ext/CrS 132: 179-185.

 

Shock, C.; Feibert, E.; Saunders, L.; Shaw, N. 2010. Emergence of native plant seeds in response to seed pelleting, planting depth, scarification and soil anti-crusting treatment. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Annual Report 2009: 218-222.

 

Shock, C.C.; Feibert, E.B.G.; Saunders, L.D. 2008. Scarification of basalt milkvetch (Astragalus filipes) seed for improved emergence. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Special Report 1087: 204-205.

Irrigation

Shock, C.; Feiber, E.; Saunders, L.; Shaw, N.; Sampangi, R. 2013. Irrigation requirements for native perennial wildflower seed production in a semi-arid environment. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Ext/CrS 149: 166-183.

 

Shock, C.; Feiber, E.; Saunders, L.; Shaw, N. 2013. Irrigation requirements for native wildflower seed production for perennial and annual species planted in the fall of 2009. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Ext/CrS 149: 184-192.

 

Shock, C.; Feiber, E.; Saunders, L.; Shaw, N. 2013. Irrigation requirements of annual native wildflower species for seed production, fall 2012 planting. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Ext/CrS 149: 193-197.

 

Shock, C.; Feibert, E.; Saunders, L.; Shaw, N.; Sampangi, R. 2012. Irrigation requirements for native wildflower seed production. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Annual Report 2011: 139-160.

 

Shock, C.; Feibert, E.; Saunders, L.; Shaw, N.; Sampangi, R. 2012. Irrigation requirements for novel native wildflower seed production. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Annual Report 2011: 161-170.

 

Shock, M.P.; Shock, C.C.; Feibert, E.B.G.; Parris, C.A.; Saunders, L.D.; Sampangi, R.K.; Shaw, N.L.; Welch, T.K. 2012. Fernleaf biscuitroot, Lomatium dissectum (LODI). Sustainable Agriculture Techniques. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Department of Crop and Soil Science. Ext/CrS 138. 6 p.

 

Shock, C.C.; Feibert, E.B.G.; Saunders, L.D.; Shaw, N.L.; Sampangi, R.S. 2011. Native wildflower seed production with low levels of irrigation. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Annual Report 2010, Ext/CrS 132: 158-178.

 

Parris, C.; Shock, C.C.; Feibert, E.; Shaw, N. 2010. Native plant seed production - Sulphur-flower buckwheat (Eriogonum umbellatum). Sustainable agricultural techniques. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Agricultural Experiment Station. Fact Sheet. 3 p.

 

Shock, C.C.; Feibert, E.B.G.; Saunders, L.D.; Shaw, N.L. 2010. Native wildflower seed production with limited subsurface drip irrigation. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Annual Report 2009: 193-209.

 

Shock, C.C.; Feibert, E.B.G.; Saunders, L.D.; Shaw, N.L. 2009. Native wildflower seed production with limited subsurface drip irrigation. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Special Report 1094: 157-176.

 

Shock, C.C.; Feibert, E.B.G.; Saunders, L.D.; Shaw, N.L. 2008. Subsurface drip irrigation for native wildflower seed production. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Special Report 1087: 183-196.

 

Shock, C.C.; Feibert, E.B.G.; Saunders, L.D.; Shaw, N.L.; DeBolt, A. 2007. Seed production of native forbs shows little response to irrigation in a wet year. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Special Report 1075: 13-20.

 

Shock, C.C.; Feibert, E.B.G.; Saunders, L.D. 2006. Subsurface drip irrigation for native forb seed production. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Special Report 1070: 39-41.

Weed Control

Shock, C.; Feibert, E.; Saunders, L.; Shaw, N. 2013. Tolerance of native wildflower seedlings to preemergence and postemergence herbicides. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station.

Ext/CrS: 198-205.

 

Shock, C.; Feibert, E.; Saunders, L.; Shaw, N. 2012. Tolerance of sulphur-flower buckwheat (Eriogonum umbellatum) to rates and mixtures of postemergence herbicides. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Annual Report 2011:130-135.

 

Shock, C.C.; Feibert, E.B.G.; Saunders, L.D.; Parris, C.A.; Shaw, N.L. 2011. Evaluation of herbicides for weed control in forb seed production. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Annual Report 2010, Ext/CrS 132: 186-198.

 

Shock, C.C.; Feibert, E.B.G.; Shaw, N.L. 2010. Native perennial forb tolerance to rates and mixtures of postemergence herbicides. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Agricultural Experiment Station. 2009 Annual Report: 210-212.

 

Shock, C.C.; Ishida, J.; Feibert, E.B.G.; Shaw, N.L. 2010. Native perennial forb tolerance to repeated annual applications of postemergence herbicides. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Annual Report 2009: 213-217.

 

Shock, C.C.; Ishida, J.; Feibert, E.B.G.; Shaw, N.L. 2009. Native perennial forb tolerance to repeated annual applications of postemergence herbicides. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Special Report 1094: 180-184.

 

Shock, C.C.; Feibert, E.B.G.; Shaw, N.L. 2009. Native perennial forb tolerance to rates and mixtures of postemergence herbicides. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Special Report 1094: 177-179.

 

Shock, C.C.; Ishida, J.; Feibert, E.B.G. 2008. Native wildflowers grown for seed production show tolerance to conventional postemergence herbicides. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Special Report 1087: 197-203.

 

Shock, C.C.; Ishida, J.; Ransom, C. 2007. Tolerance of seven native forbs to preemergence and postemergence herbicides. Ontario, OR: Oregon State University Malheur Experiment Station, Special Report 1075: 21-32.

 

Shock, C.C.; Ishida, J.K.; Ransom, C.V. 2006. Identification of herbicides for use in native forb seed production. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, Malheur Experiment Station. Special Report 1070: 35-38.

Restoration

 

Seed Harvesting

Young, S.A. 2010. Plant germplasm handling protocols: provenance, collection, development release, distribution and production. Procedural white paper for Great Basin Native Plant Seed Increase Project.

 

Davies, M.; Jensen, S. 2008. Hands beat machines for collecting native seed. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center.

Revegetation

Shaw, N., Newingham, B., Ganguili, A.C., Hild, A.L., Cox, R.D., Truax, J., Pellant, M., Pyke, D., Ogle, D. 2011. Equipment and strategies to enhance the post-wildfire establishment and persistence of Great Basin native plants. Final Report: JFSP Project Number 07-1-3-12. Boise, ID: Joint Fire Science Program. 30 p.

 

St. John, L. 2008. Equipment strategies to enhance the post-wildfire establishment and persistence of Great Basin native plants. Aberdeen, ID: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. 4p.

 

St. John, L.; Ogle, D.G. 2009. Green strips or vegetative fuel breaks. Aberdeen, ID: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Tech. Note No. 16.

 

St. John, L.; Cornforth, B.; Simonson, B.; Ogle, D.; Tilley, D. 2008. Calibrating the Truax Rough Rider Drill for restoration plantings. Aberdeen, ID: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Tech. Note 20.

 

Wiedemann, H. 2005. Revegetation equipment catalog. Shaw, N.L., ed. Rangeland Technology and Equipment Council, BLM Great Basin Restoration Initiative and USDA-FS RMRS Great Basin Native Plant Selection and Increase Project.

Horticulture

Kratsch, H. 2014. Flowers at the border: plant native flowers around your yard to attract pollinators and other beneficial insects. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Reno, NV. Special Publication SP-14-07.

 

Kratsch, H. 2013. Penstemons are for Great Basin gardens. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Reno, NV. Fact Sheet FS-13-35.

 

Kratsch, H.; Heflebower, R. 2013. Gardening guide for high-desert urban landscapes of Great Basin regions in Nevada and Utah. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Reno, NV. Special Publication SP-13-09.

 

Kratsch, H. 2012. Boron- and salt-tolerant trees and shrubs for northern Nevada. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Reno, NV. Special Publication: SP-12-04. 10 p.

 

Kratsch, H; Skelly, J.A. 2011. Designing landscapes for northern Nevada’s arid climate. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Reno, NV. Special Publication: SP-11-15. 9 p.

 

Kratsch, H.; Hunter, G. 2009. Prince's plume in the landscape. Utah State University Extension, Logan, UT. Publication HG/Native Plants/2009-05.

 

Kratsch, H.A.; Hunter G. 2009. Mountain beebalm in the landscape. Utah State University Extension, Logan, UT. Publication HG/Native Plants/2009-04.

 

Kratsch, H.A.; Hunter G. 2009. Curl-leaf mountain mahogany in the landscape. Utah State University Extension, Logan, UT. Publication HG/Native Plants/2009-03.

 

Kratsch, H.A.; Hunter, G. 2009. Firecracker penstemon in the landscape. Utah State University Extension, Logan, UT. Publication HG/Native Plants/2009-02.

 

Kratsch, H.A.; Hunter, G. 2009. Apache plume in the landscape. Utah State University Extension, Logan, UT. Publication HG/Native Plants/2009-01.

 

Kratsch, H.A.; Hunter, G. 2008. Mexican cliffrose in the landscape. Utah State University Extension, Logan, UT. Publication HG/Native Plants/2008-01pr.

 

Kratsch, H.A.; Hunter, G. 2007. Little bluestem in the landscape. Utah State University Extension, Logan, UT. Publication HG/Native Plants/2007-01pr.

 

Parkinson, H. 2003. Landscaping with native plants of the Intermountain Region. DeBolt, A.; Rosentreter, R.; Geertson,V., eds. Technical Reference 1730-3. USDI Bureau of Land Management, Boise, ID. 47 p.

 

 

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