A station called "Danthonia
" will inform visitors about the development of a potentially new turf grass species and how science plays a major role in improving it.
Generally have higher stocking rates and pasture utilisation than native pastures Native/ Chromosol Pastures that predominantly (>50%) naturalised comprise native pasture species pasture including wiregrass (Aristida ramose), hairy panic (Panicum effusum), wallaby grasses (Danthonia
spp.), which have never been cultivated or sown.
2.4 [+ or -] 0.4 1.6 [+ or -] 0.2 Bromus inermis Bromus marginatus 2.2 [+ or -] 0.4 2.0 [+ or -] 0.7 Calamagrostis rubescens 3.5 [+ or -] 0.8 12.5 [+ or -] 1.7 Danthonia
unispicata 2.8 [+ or -] 0.4 Elymus elymoides 0.9 [+ or -] 0.2 Festuca idahoensis 3.8 [+ or -] 0.8 6.0 [+ or -] 1.1 Festuca spp.
(2) Poaceae Danthonia
rugoloana Sulekic (1) Poaceae Nassella yaviensis Torres (1) Solanaceae Solanum neorossii Hawkes & Hjert.
Acronym Plant species Common name Palatability Forbs ERCH Erigeron Dwarf yellow Unpalatable chrysopsidis fleabane Grasses AGSP Agropyron spicatum Bluebunch wheatgrass Palatable AREL Arrhenatherum elatus Tall oatgrass Moderate BRCA Bromus carinatus Mountain brome Moderate DACA Danthonia
Low californica DAGL Dacylis glomerata Orchardgrass Moderate FEID Festuca idahoensis Idaho fescue Low STOC Stipa occidentalis Western needlegrass Moderate TRCA Trisetum canescans Tall trisetum Moderate Sedges CAGE Carex geyeri Elk sedge Moderate Carex Carex spp.
Naturally, occurring grasses in these alpine pastures or meadows are Festuca, Poa, Lolium, Eragrostis, Danthonia
, and Phleum, as well as many forbs, such as Primula, Aremons, Fritillaria, and Gentiana sp.
caerulea) y Danthonieae (Danthonia
decumbens (L.) DC).
sericea Nutt., and Deschampsia flexuosa.
spp.) in the south of the study area and more summer-active species such as Bothriochloa macra (Steud.) S.T.Blake in the north of the study area (Fig.
Acquisition and allocation of carbon and nitrogen by Danthonia
richardsonii in response to restricted nitrogen supply and CO2 enrichment.
The main plants included grasses and sedges such as spear grasses (Stipa spp) and wallaby grass (Danthonia
spp) (Carbobrothesrossii Noack).