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FOUNTAIN GRASS CONTROL IN Hawai`i VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK: MANAGEMENT CONSIDERATIONS AND STRATEGIES

@inproceedings{Tunison2005FOUNTAINGC,
  title={FOUNTAIN GRASS CONTROL IN Hawai`i VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK: MANAGEMENT CONSIDERATIONS AND STRATEGIES},
  author={J. Timothy Tunison},
  year={2005}
}
Fountain grass (Pennisetum setaceum), perceived as one of the most disruptive alien species in Hawai`i, has threatened native ecosystems below 3,940 ft (1,200 m) elevation in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park for about 30 years. Because this species has spread rapidly to high densities on the leeward side of Hawai`i Island, invaded bare lava flows (which results in disruption of primary succession), has a broad elevational range (sea level to 6,500 ft (2,000 m) elevation), and has a tendency to… 

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