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Dealing With a Pervasive Invasive – Kentucky Bluegrass in Prairies

Many of the prairies we manage have pretty degraded plant communities, characterized by low plant diversity and dominance by a few grass species – including the invasive Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis).  Our primary objective for these prairies is to increase plant diversity, … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – April 13, 2012

Here is a photo of the seed pods of a very common prairie plant in Nebraska.  I wonder how many readers can identify it?  The spiny pods are approximately the diameter of a dime. Think you know?

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