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New introduction of drought tolerant plant materials for parking lots and highway medians
Author(s): M. L. Robinson, U. E. Schultz
Journal: Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society
Journal Link: http://www.fcla.edu/fshs/
Article Topic(s): Establishment methods
Research Setting(s): Road, Urban
Species Referenced: Asclepias tuberosa (Butterflyweed), Gaillardia pulchella (Indian blanket), Helianthus debilis (Beach sunflower), Mimosa strigillosa (Powderpuff), Muhlenbergia capillaris (Gulf muhly), Sophora tomentosa var. truncata (Yellow necklacepod), Tripsacum floridanum (Florida gamagrass),
AbstractTests the performance of a number of Florida native and non-native plants planted in parking lots with no irrigation. Several species have potential to be successfully established in this harsh environment while conserving water.
Suggested CitationM. L. Robinson, and U. E. Schultz. "New introduction of drought tolerant plant materials for parking lots and highway medians." Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 107 (1995): 194-196.
Article LinksISSN: 0886-7283