Desmanthus

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Synonyms for Desmanthus

genus of American herbs or shrubs with sensitive pinnate leaves and small whitish flowers

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Illinois bundleflower genetic diversity determined by AFLP analysis.
I've never tasted the seeds of Eastern gamagrass (a perennial that can cross with corn), Illinois bundleflower (a perennial, nitrogen-fixing legume), leymus (a member of the wheatbarley-rye family), or Johnsongrass (a relative of sorghum), all of which are being studied at The Land Institute as potential food crops.
The legume species were canadian tickclover (Desmodium canadense) in experinlents 1 and 2, and Illinois bundleflower (Desmanthus illinoensis) in experiment 3.
CV-229, PI 634752) bundleflower (Desmanthus bicornutus S.
Important understory species include agarito (Berberis trifoliolata), guayacan (Porlieria angustifolia), tasajillo (Opuntia leptocaulis), silver bluestem, little bluestem, trichloris, plains bristlegrass, knotroot bristlegrass, Texas bristlegrass, pink pappusgrass (Pappophorum bicolor), vine-mesquite (Panicum obtusum), curly mesquite (Hilaria belangeri), buffalograss, hairy grama, Texas grama (Bouteloua rigidiseta), purple threeawn (Aristida purpurea), hooded windmillgrass (Chloris cucullata), mistflower, orange zexmenia (Zexmenia hispida), bundleflower (Desmanthus sp.
CV-230, PI 634753) bundleflower (Desmanthus bicornutus S.
2003) found that in Minnesota, northern accessions of Illinois bundleflower produce much of their biomass during July and August when the productivity of cool-season grasses and legumes in the region is low.
Illinois bundleflower is compatible in mixtures with a diversity of warm-season grasses.
ILLINOIS BUNDLEFLOWER is an herbaceous perennial legume native to North America.
Illinois bundleflower could become a valuable forage species because of its summer productivity and compatibility with warm-season grasses.
Ehlke currently has active breeding programs on numerous species, but has concentrated primarily on birdsfoot trefoil, kura clover, Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass, and Illinois bundleflower.
The potential of Illinois bundleflower as a forage crop has been illustrated in several experiments.
The species used in the first data set was Illinois bundleflower [Desmanthus illinoensis (Michx.
roundhead lespedeza, leadplant (Amorpha canescens Pursh), Illinois bundleflower, catclaw sensitive brier [Schrankia nuttallii (DC.
His legume research included an intensive investigation on the mechanisms that control iron-deficiency chlorosis in clovers and is currently directing cultivar development work on annual medics and bundleflower.