Exotic Plant Management in California Annual Grasslands

Joseph M. Ditomaso, Stephen F. Enloe and Michael J. Pitcairn

in California Grasslands

Published by University of California Press

Published in print March 2007 | ISBN: 9780520252202
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520933972 | DOI:
Exotic Plant Management in California Annual Grasslands

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This chapter discusses the annual grassland systems occupying the coastal ranges, central valley, and Sierra Nevada foothills, describing the common non-native invasive species in California Valley and foothill grasslands, including their growth form, classification, and ecological and economic impacts. It also describes several techniques for invasive plant management in California grasslands.

Keywords: annual grassland; coastal ranges; central valley; Sierra Nevada; non-native species; California Valley; foothill grasslands; invasive plant management

Chapter.  9781 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry

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