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Restoration potentials and challenges for Sphaeralcea munroanaAuthor(s): Olga A. Kildisheva; Anthony S. Davis
Source: In: Haase, D. L.; Pinto, J. R.; Riley, L. E., tech. coords. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations - 2011. Proc. RMRS-P-68. Fort Collins, CO: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 65-71.
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Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionMunro’s globemallow (Sphaeralcea munroana [Douglas] Spach) is an herbaceous perennial and an important candidate for use in restoration due to its ecological significance and environmental resilience. The species’ popularity among growers and land managers has recently increased but there is still a lack of information regarding seed dormancy and early seedling physiology, making the effective use of the species difficult. This paper provides a review of existing literature on S. munroana’s habitat, restoration potential, seed dormancy, and seedling physiology.
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CitationKildisheva, Olga A.; Davis, Anthony S. 2012. Restoration potentials and challenges for Sphaeralcea munroana. In: Haase, D. L.; Pinto, J. R.; Riley, L. E., tech. coords. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations - 2011. Proc. RMRS-P-68. Fort Collins, CO: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 65-71.
Keywordsphysical dormancy, physiological dormancy, Munro’s globemallow, Great Basin, seedling physiology, Malvaceae
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