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Noun1.Desmanthus - genus of American herbs or shrubs with sensitive pinnate leaves and small whitish flowers
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
Desmanthus ilinoensis, prairie mimosa, prickle-weed - perennial herb of North American prairies having dense heads of small white flowers
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Greene Leadplant Amorpha canescens Pursh Illinois bundleflower Desmanthus illinoensis (Michx.
Illinois bundleflower (Desmanthus illinoiensis) is a native prairie legume that produces relatively large harvests of protein-rich seed (Kulakow, 1999).
One especially promising native legume is Illinois bundleflower (Desmanthus illinoensis), a shrub-like perennial.
In the growth chamber, the grasses studied were orchardgrass, smooth bromegrass, tall fescue, Illinois bundleflower, ryegrass, switchgrass, and eastern gammagrass.
CP25 mixes were comprised of native grasses and include the addition of wildflowers, such as Maximillian sunflower (Helianthus maximiliani), purple prairie clover (Dalea lasiathera), prairie coneflower (Ratiba columnifera) and Illinois bundleflower (Desmanthus illinoensis) (Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, 2003).
CV-227, PI 634750) bundleflower (Desmanthus bicornutus S.
MacMillan: (b,+); Bundleflower or Prairie Mimosa; infrequent; in prairie planted fields; BSUH 10645, 10759.
Getty and Pulliam 1993), avian granivores also depressed large-seeded bundleflower (Desmanthus illinoensis; seed 5.
In less than two decades of selections and crosses, Land Institute researchers have achieved yields of Illinois bundleflower and wild senna comparable to wheat yields in the region.
Piper report that when wild senna (a grass) and Illinois bundleflower (a legume) were planted in alternate rows, their yields increased by 51 percent over three years, but when they were planted alternately within the same rows, their yields increased 161 percent, and these yields remained stable.
If Casler's right, fields of soft, willowy switchgrass growing alongside native legumes like pure prairie clover and Illinois bundleflower could someday provide us with a source of green energy as well as a window into our country's verdant past.
CV-228, PI 634751) bundleflower (Desmanthus bicornutus S.