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Learning to live with cheatgrass: Giving up or a necessary paradigm shift?

Publications Posted on: September 16, 2014
Natural ecosystems in the semiarid West face many stressors. Among the most challenging are those associated with invasive plant species. One invader that has had great impact over the last 100 years is the annual grass known as cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum). A few years ago, I made two observations that both confirmed and broadened my perception of this plant.