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any of various grasses of moderate height which covered the undisturbed prairie in the United States

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talpoides is present in habitats characterized by short and midgrass prairie and scattered ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa), one-seeded juniper, and scrub oak (Quercus).
Although crested wheatgrass has much higher above-ground productivity compared to midgrass prairie dominated by blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis), needle-and-thread (Stipa comata), and western wheatgrass (Agropyron smithii), below-ground biomass in the surface horizons is significantly lower (Dormaar et al.
Drawe & Kattner (1978) investigated the effects of prescribed burns in February and September in the midgrass prairie of the Padre Island National Seashore (PINS).
4 ha of barrier island midgrass prairie at the northern end of PINS on 22 December 1999.
2] emerged from soil seed banks collected in deciduous woodland, deciduous shrub, exotic grassland, tallgrass and midgrass communities, respectively.
The Fayette Prairie is a southwestern extension of the Midgrass Prairie Province.
The structure of this association is a midgrass prairie with widely scattered individual mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa) or oak (Quercus sp.
The increased availability of soil moisture on the sands allows grasses to develop into a midgrass prairie rather than the discontinuous canopy of short- and midgrasses common to adjacent loams and clays.
The structure of this association is a midgrass prairie with seacoast bluestem in patches and balsamscale in clumps.
Understory is poorly developed except where the oak canopy is broken, in which case a patch of midgrass prairie forms, dominated by little bluestem.
Fire is an important factor in the dynamics of this association, keeping the huisache canopy open enough to allow development of the dense midgrass understory.