Prairiana orizaba Ball and Reeves (Hemiptera: Cicadomorpha: Cicadellidae), colonist of the introduced African bunchgrass Eragrostis curvula (Poaceae), with notes on the use of little bluestem, Schizachyrium scoparium
(Poaceae), by P.
was found in 10 of 12 intercanopy
The addition of fertilizer to the study plots did not significantly affect the cover, density, or height of Tridens flavus, Schizachyrium scoparium
, Rudbeckia hirta, R.
In contrast, the most common species growing through pocket gopher mounds on mature dry sand prairie were the perennials Ambrosia psilostachya, Opuntia humifusa, Schizachyrium scoparium
and Dichanthelium villosissimum all with importance values of 11.
In these fields Sorghastrum nutans, Andropogon gerardii, Schizachyrium scoparium
, and Panicum virgatum were the dominant grasses while Solidago canadensis was the dominant forb.
Centaurium, and Schizachyrium scoparium
had the highest percent
(little bluestem) was the leading dominant with an IV of 84.
The ground cover surrounding the colony was visually estimated to be 20%, and was comprised of several small clumps of Schizachyrium scoparium
amount of perennial grass cover, Schizachyrium scoparium
The tallgrass prairie is dominated by Andropogon gerardii (big bluestem), Schizachyrium scoparium
(little bluestem), Sorghastrum nutans (Indiangrass), Panicum virgatum (switchgrass), and various forbs.
57%), followed by Schizachyrium scoparium
(little bluestem) (I.
Grasses present in both sedge meadows include Andropogon gerardii, Muhlenbergia glomerata, Muhlenbergia mexicana, Schizachyrium scoparium
, and Sorghastrum nutans.
Influence of supplemental inorganic nutrients on growth, survivorship, and mycorrhizal relationships of Schizachyrium scoparium
(Poaceae) grown in fumigated and unfumigated soil.
Mixed woodlands and forests were probably limited to slopes, canyons, and riparian areas, while valleys and rolling uplands were predominantly Schizachyrium scoparium
(little bluestem) grassland or oak savanna (Amos and Gehlbach, 1988).
On both prairies the dominant grass was Schizachyrium scoparium
(little bluestem) with Sorghastrum nutans (Indian grass) ranging from fifth to eight in I.