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Submit grasses for identification

If you live in Texas have a grass or other plant you’d like identified, please send a contact below and you may attach photos either to my response email or upload them to imgur and send the web address below

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Invasion and ecology of spotted knapweed (Centaurea stoebe) in the continental United States: a mini review

Centaurea stoebe is a perennial forb belonging to the family Asteraceae. Since its introduction from eastern Europe, C. stoebe has spread widely and caused substantial economic damage (Harris and Cranston, 1979, Watson and Renney 1974). As of 2000, this species had successfully invaded 7.5 million acres of North American land; it was present in 46 […]

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A guide to distinguishing Texas cedar trees (Juniperus species)

If you are a Texan, you’re likely to be familiar with at least one cedar tree species. What we call “cedars” here in Texas are actually members of the juniper genus (Juniperus spp.). If you find yourself wondering “what cedar species is this?”, here is a simple guide to Texas junipers. Ashe juniper (Juniperus ashei) Growth […]

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A&M Environmental Geosciences and UT Environmental Science TNRIS Presentation

This presentation is from a research collaboration between myself and Andrew Vanderheiden at Texas A&M University under the supervision of Dr. Stacey Lyle.

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A Tale of Two Watersheds- A Comparison of Riparian Vegetation Communities

Llano River vs Waller Creek – A tale of two watersheds This small-scale study was preformed in two locations: the Llano River and heavily urbanized Waller Creek watershed. It is hypothesized that rich and even plant diversity will be present in a healthier watershed, and therefore the heavily urbanized Waller creek will exhibit lower diversity […]