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Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

A North American prairiegrassland vegetation dominated by grasses that are short and can tolerate drought conditions, which is common on the dry upland plains east of the Rocky Mountains.

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shortgrass

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

A North American prairiegrassland vegetation dominated by grasses that are short and can tolerate drought conditions, which is common on the dry upland plains east of the Rocky Mountains.

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shortgrass

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 31 words.

A North American prairie grassland vegetation dominated by grasses that are short and can tolerate drought conditions, which is common

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shortgrass

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 31 words.

A North American *prairie *grassland vegetation dominated by grasses that are short and can tolerate drought conditions, which

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shortgrass

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 31 words.

A North American *prairie *grassland vegetation dominated by grasses that are short and can tolerate drought conditions, which

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shortgrass prairie

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

A type of prairie that grows in areas that receive between 30 and 40 centimetres of precipitation per year and have high evaporation rates.

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shortgrass prairie

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 26 words.

A type of prairie that grows in areas that receive between 30 and 40 centimetres of precipitation per year and

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shortgrass prairie

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 26 words.

A type of *prairie that grows in areas that receive between 30 and 40 centimetres of precipitation per year

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shortgrass prairie

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 26 words.

A type of *prairie that grows in areas that receive between 30 and 40 centimetres of precipitation per year

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Rodent Communities in Active and Inactive Colonies of Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs in Shortgrass Steppe

Paul Stapp.

in Journal of Mammalogy

February 2007; p ublished online February 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 6790 words.

Black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) alter shortgrass-steppe landscapes in ways that are expected to affect other mammals. I sampled rodent populations at 31 sites on the Pawnee...

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Habitat and Season in Structuring Ground-Dwelling Spider (Araneae) Communities in a Shortgrass Steppe Ecosystem

Ronald D. Weeks and Thomas O. Holtzer.

in Environmental Entomology

December 2000; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 6018 words.

We assessed habitat differences in ground-dwelling spider communities that stem from fine-scale differences in plant cover types and height in a shortgrass steppe ecosystem. The number of...

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Community Responses of Arthropods to a Range of Traditional and Manipulated Grazing in Shortgrass Steppe

T. A. Scott Newbold, Paul Stapp, Katherine E. Levensailor, Justin D. Derner and William K. Lauenroth.

in Environmental Entomology

June 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. 8275 words.

Responses of plants to grazing are better understood, and more predictable, than those of consumers in North American grasslands. In 2003, we began a large-scale, replicated experiment that...

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short-grassed <i>adj</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 8 words.

ˈʃɔ:ɹt-ˌɡrast

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> grass

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Prairie Dog Empire: A Saga of the Shortgrass Prairie

Sarah J. Cumbie.

in Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Environment. 0 words.

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<b>Prairie Dog Empire: A Saga of the Shortgrass Prairie</b>. By Paul A. Johnsgard. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2005. xvi + 243 pp. Illustrations, maps, tables, appendix, bibliography, index. $29.95

Eric G. Bolen.

in Environmental History

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 0 words.

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Oklahoma

Charlotte Adelman and Bernard L Schwartz.

in Prairie Directory of North America

July 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 2827 words.

This chapter provides a historical background of Oklahoma's prairies followed by a list of prairies by county. Each site is briefly described, followed by symbols showing site features, a...

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Swift Fox Survival and Production in Southeastern Wyoming

Travis L. Olson and Frederick G. Lindzey.

in Journal of Mammalogy

February 2002; p ublished online February 2002 .

Journal Article. 0 words.

We estimated annual survival rates of swift foxes (Vulpes velox) and documented number of young per pair in a transition zone between shortgrass prairie and sagebrush steppe plant...

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South Dakota

Charlotte Adelman and Bernard L Schwartz.

in Prairie Directory of North America

July 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 4836 words.

This chapter provides a historical background of South Dakota's prairies followed by a list of prairies by county. Each site is briefly described, followed by symbols showing site features,...

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Where the Short Grass Grows

JOE C. TRUETT.

in Grass

March 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 2151 words.

This chapter discusses the wild grazers on the Serengeti Plain. These animals—wildebeest, zebras, gazelles, buffalo, and other grazers have been documented to illustrate an interesting...

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Montana

Charlotte Adelman and Bernard L Schwartz.

in Prairie Directory of North America

July 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 3340 words.

This chapter provides a historical background of Montana's prairies followed by a list of prairies by county. Each site is briefly described, followed by symbols showing site features, a...

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