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Slides from a presentation February 10, 2011 at ProGreen Expo in Denver.

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  • 1. Rocky Mountain Natives for a Wyoming Green Roof
    Karen L. Panter, Ph.D., C.P.H.
    Extension Horticulture and
    Specialty Crops
    Department of Plant Sciences
  • 2. Brand new Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center,
    University of Wyoming campus, Laramie
    2
  • 3. Green roof space on Berry Biodiversity Conservation Building.
    3
  • 4. Some plants will be purchased as liners, others grown from seed
    Agropyronsmithii– western wheatgrass
    Boutelouagraciis– blue grama
    Oryzopsishymenoides– Indian rice grass
    Schizachyriumscoparium – little bluestem
    Antennariaanaphaloides - pussytoes
    Eriogonumumbellatum– wild buckwheat
    Oenotheracaespitosa– evening primrose
    Sphaeralceacoccinia– scarlet globemallow
    Coryphanthavivipara– pincushion cactus
    Sedum lanceolatum– stonecrop
    Yucca glauca– yucca
    Cercocarpusintricatus– mountain mahogany
    Krascheninikovialanata – winterfat
    And many more…
    The list as liners includes
    • Grasses
    • 5. Forbs
    • 6. Succulents
    • 7. Shrubs
    4
  • 8. These most likely to be grown from seeds
    Aquilegia laramiensis
    Arctostaphyloscoloradensis
    Arenariahookeri
    Artemisia pedatifida
    Artemisia spinescens
    Astragalusalpinus
    Calochortusnuttallii
    Campanula rotundifolia
    Delphinium geyeri
    Dodecatheonjeffreyi
    Drabaoligosperma
    Erigeron pinnatisectus
    Eriogonumovalifolium
    Hymenoxysacaulis
    Leucocrinummontanum
    Lupinusaridus
    Oxytropis nana
    Penstemoneriantherus
    Phlox hoodii
    Physariaeburnifolia
    Sileneacaulis
    Townsendiahookeri
    The four in bold are highlighted today…
    5
  • 9. Calochortusnuttallii
    Liliaceae family
    Sego lily
    Seeds require 6 weeks cold stratification
    Cover during germination
    Germination will take about one month after cold requirement is satisfied
    One we’re growing is from Fremont County, Wyoming at about 6,500 feet
    Forms bulbs
    Campanula rotundifolia
    Campanulaceae (Lobeliaceae) family
    Bluebell bellflower
    Seeds require 4 weeks cold stratification
    Expose seeds to light during germination
    Germination about one month after cold requirement is satisfied
    Seed source is Gilpin County, Colorado at about 10,800 feet
    6
  • 10. Drabaoligosperma
    Brassicaceae family
    Seeds require 4 weeks of cold stratification
    Expose seeds to light for germination
    Germination occurs about one month after cold requirement is satisfied
    Seed source is Carbon County, Wyoming at about 7,500 feet
    Sileneacaulis
    Caryophyllaceae family
    Seeds have no stratification requirement
    Expose seeds to light for germination
    Seeds will germinate over several weeks
    Seed source is Albany County, Wyoming at about 10,000 feet
    7
  • 11. Most plants to be installed in June.
    Some of those grown from seeds will be
    planted out in July or August.
    8
  • 12. 3-0
    Karen Panter
    307-766-5117
    kpanter@uwyo.edu
    wyohort on
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