Muscatine Island Research and Demonstration Farm

A Sand Prairie Remnant on the Muscatine Island Research Farm

Authors: Dominic Snyder (Iowa State University) , Mark S. Honeyman (Iowa State University)

  • A Sand Prairie Remnant on the Muscatine Island Research Farm

    Muscatine Island Research and Demonstration Farm

    A Sand Prairie Remnant on the Muscatine Island Research Farm

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Abstract

A sand prairie is defined as a dry native grassland community dominated by grasses or a unique type of prairie that developed on well-drained sand deposits typical of the alluvial soils along the Mississippi River. The ecosystem contains plants and animals more often found in desert areas of the Southwest.

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Snyder, D. & Honeyman, M. S., (2020) “A Sand Prairie Remnant on the Muscatine Island Research Farm”, Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports 2019(1).

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31 Mar 2020
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