You are here

Keyword: winterfat

Emergence and growth of four winterfat accessions in the presence of the exotic annual cheatgrass

Publications Posted on: August 24, 2007
Winterfat (Krascheninnikovia lanata [Pursh] A. D. J. Meeuse & Smit; synonym: Ceratoides lanata [Pursh] J. T. Howell) is a desired shrub species and an integral component of salt desert shrublands in the Intermountain West.

Differences in volatile profiles between populations of Ceratoides lanata var. subspinosa (Rydb.)

Publications Posted on: August 24, 2007
Ceratoides lanata (Rydb.) J.T. Howell, common winterfat, is valued for its nutrient content and palatability to livestock; however, the subspecies Ceratoides lanata var. subspinosa (Rydb.) J.T. Howell, (‘subspinosa’) is considered unpalatable. Curiously, observations of ‘subspinosa’ revealed several populations in central New Mexico that were heavily grazed.