Selecting Native Plant Materials for Restoration Projects

Selecting appropriate plant materials for restoration projects contributes to the success of the project by ensuring better adaptation and survival of the plants. "Appropriate" means choosing species that are suitable for the site, are grown from locally adapted sources, and have a solid genetic composition. Discusses important concepts (such as source of origin) and management mechanisms (such as transfer guidelines). Includes glossary and sources of further information.

EM 8885    Published November 2006    10 pages
April 2016