Investigating Predictors of Plant Establishment During Roadside Restoration

  title={Investigating Predictors of Plant Establishment During Roadside Restoration},
  author={Nathan L. Haan and MaryCarol R. Hunter and Mark D Hunter},
Ecological restoration on roadsides confers several ecological benefits, but also poses significant challenges. Native plants used in restoration efforts must survive compacted soil, harsh microclimates, prolific invasive species, and pollution from road salts and vehicle emissions. Criteria for both site and species selection need to be developed to assist practitioners in restoring roadside environments. We transplanted seedlings of 9 grassland plant species into plots within 8 highway… CONTINUE READING


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