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Prairie Plants of Northern Illinois identification and ecology by Russell R. Kirt

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Published by Stipes Publishing Co.. in Champaign, Ill .
Written in English

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Statementillustrations by Henrietta H. Tweedie and Roberta L. Simonds.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi,83p. :
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22141554M
ISBN 100875633404

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  Prairie Plants of Northern Illinois by Russell R. Kirt, , Stipes Publishing Co.. edition, in EnglishPages: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes:" 63 prairie plants native to northern Illinois and currently thriving in College of DuPage's restoration prairies"--Page iii.   Prairie Plants of Illinois is an easy-to-use guide for identifying over of the most common grasses, wildflowers, and shrubs found on the prairies of Illinois and in the surrounding region. By using the simple set of keys, identifying an unknown prairie plant will be relatively straightforward. In addition, detailed line drawings and an illustrated glossary supplement the : CreateSpace Publishing. In , 28 species were planted in the prairie treatment plots at the Energy Biosciences Institute Energy Farm (Urbana, IL). Seed from 26 of the 28 species germinated successfully in the greenhouse. Those 26 are depicted in this handbook. The two species not included are Coreopsis palmata and Silphium terebinthinaceum.

Review: “Prairie Plants of the Midwest: Identification and Ecology by Russell R. Kirt is a delightful little book with excellent diagrams and simple description of approximately plants including both grasses and forbs of the Tall Grass Prairie. The book is arranged by family and then alphabetical by genus/5. Prairies are a mixture of grasses and forbs. Forbs are plants with soft stems and broad leaves, like wildflowers. Grasses have narrow leaves and soft stems. Grasses are the dominant plants in a prairie. To compete with grasses, some forbs have very deep . Books We are delighted that so much authorative information on native plants is readily available these days, but the wealth of information and the number of titles available can be overwhelming. We've narrowed it down to the sub-categories below, all of which have books & . Phlox pilosa (Prairie Phlox) Physalis heterophylla (Clammy Ground Cherry) Physalis subglabrata (Smooth Ground Cherry) Physalis virginiana (Virginia Ground Cherry) Physostegia virginiana (Obedient Plant) Platanthera lacera (Green-fringed Orchid) Platanthera leucophaea (Prairie White-fringed Orchid) Platanthera peramoena (Purple Fringeless Orchid).

Prairie plants of Illinois. [John W Voigt; Robert H Mohlenbrock; Illinois. Division of Forest Resources and Natural Heritage.] Print book: State or province government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: # Prairie plants--Illinois--Identification\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. The largest prairie region was the northern two-thirds of the state, but there were small prairies in southern Illinois, too. Prairie dominated the landscape so much in those areas that the only woods were groves of trees at the edges of the prairies. Early farmers used some of these plants . Rain Garden Plants for Illinois – This handout from the Prairie River Network lists native Illinois plants suitable for rain gardens. Recommended Natives for the Garden and Landscape (pdf) – This handout was part of Trish Beckjord’s March, program on landscaping with native plants. species of native plants and animals in northern Illinois will survive for another 50 years and beyond. The Natural Land Institute’s vision for northern Illinois is that children born today will be able to see a pasque flower and hear the sound of a flock of sandhill cranes flying overhead. These are experiences you can have now at many of the.