- ADOPT A SEED. // Australian Horticulture;Sep2010, p20
The article offers information on the Save a Species campaign which offers individuals or groups the opportunity to help fund a seed conservation program in Australia.
- Identification of conservation measures to protect the Japanese endangered plant species Aster kantoensis. I, K; K, N; M, M; W, I // Ecological Research;Aug98, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p141
To identify the factors responsible for degrading the habitat of the endangered plant species Aster kantoensis, as well as the vulnerable life stage where this occurs, we carried out sowing experiments. Two natural habitats were simulated, being situated along the floodplains of the Tama River...
- A Prickly Problem. Daerr, Elizabeth G. // National Parks;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 75 Issue 1/2, p48
Focuses on the Wright fishhook cactus which is considered one of the endangered plants in the Western States. Factors contributing to its rising mortality rate; Description of the recovery plan established by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
- Changes of the Sozofloristic Value of Opole Province in Southwestern Poland. Nowak, A.; Nowak, S. // Polish Journal of Environmental Studies;2004, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p343
The presented work shows a method of evaluating the changes of territorial sozofloristic value which illustrates the effects of anthropogenic pressure on threatened and rare flora of a given area. As a result, a distribution map of the changes of the flora is shown,aiming to support conservation...
- Effects of Time-Since-Fire and Microhabitat on the Occurrence and Density of the Endemic Paronychia chartacea ssp. chartacea in Florida Scrub and Along Roadsides. SCHAFER, JENNIFER L.; MENGES, ERIC S.; QUINTANA-ASCENCIO, PEDRO F.; WEEKLEY, CARL W. // American Midland Naturalist;Apr2010, Vol. 163 Issue 2, p294
Conservation of an imperiled plant species requires an understanding of its local occurrence and density in relation to habitat variation. Paronychia chartacea ssp. chartacea is a federally threatened species restricted to gaps in fire-maintained Florida rosemary scrub and to roadside sites that...
- Brumley Ridge, Utah. Mohlenbrock, Robert H. // Natural History;Sep89, Vol. 98 Issue 9, p68
Examines the rare spineless hedgehog cactus found in Brumley Ridge, Utah. Need to determine the taxonomic status of the cactus for its protection and preservation; Soil in which it grows; Other cacti in the region; Protection of this rare plant in the United States.
- RHS GARDEN HYDE HALL: Society cultivates rare Atriplex. // Garden;Jul2003, Vol. 128 Issue 7, p499
Atriplex pedunculata (annual seapurslane), one of the UK's rarest plants, is being cultivated at Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Garden Hyde Hall on behalf of English Nature, the Government agency for the conservation of wildlife. Atriplex pedunculata was originally found growing along the...
- Population characteristics of endangered species Taxus chinensis var. mairei and its conservation strategy in Shanxi, China. Jin-Tun Zhang; Wenming Ru // Population Ecology;Jul2010, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p407
The conservation of the endemic, endangered, and first-class protected tree species, Taxus chinensis var. mairei (Lem. & H. Lev.) W. C. Cheng & L. K. Fu , is urgent in China. To assist the protection of this important medicinal plant species, the biological and ecological characteristics of its...
- Are plants going the way of the dinosaurs? Belsie, Laurent // Christian Science Monitor;8/6/99, Vol. 91 Issue 176, p2
Focuses on the extinction of plants on Earth. Lectoris fernandeziana, an endangered shrub that grows only on an island off Chile; Comments of Dan Crawford, a researcher at Ohio State University in Columbus; Hawaiian Lobeliads; Possible mass extinction of plants; Islands such as Mauritius...