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Buffelgrass-Integrated modeling of an invasive plant

Buffelgrass (Pennisetum ciliare) poses a problem in the deserts of the United States, growing in dense stands and introducing a wildfire risk in an ecosystem not adapted to fire. This report explains what we are doing to help mitigate its effects.

by Holcombe, Tracy R.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011-3022
This publication is available only as a PDF document.
Related topics:
Biological population management, Botany, Desert ecosystems, Flowering plants, Invasive species

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