Thursday, September 27, 2007

Articles of note in the Sterling Morton Library : September's Offerings

These are some recent articles that can be found within the journal collection of the Sterling Morton Library. Please visit the Library to discover the incredible botanical and horticultural resources that await you! If you are unable to visit the Library and interested in reviewing one of these articles, I would be delighted to help you at

Harty, F.M. Prairie hero remembered. Natural Area News, v. 11, no. 2, p. 1, 5.
Tribute to “conservation hero and prairie champion” – Bob Betz.

Kingsbury, N. Urban prairie. Gardens Illustrated, no. 129, p. 40-45.
“Inspired by Chicago’s natural and cultural history, the Lurie Garden brings a native prairie landscape to the city’s impressive Millennium Park. Noël Kinsbury admires designer Piet Oudolf’s bold and sophisticated planting.”

Nowlin, W.H., González, M.J., Vanni M.J., Stevens M.H.H., Fields M.W., et al. Allochthonous subsidy of periodical cicadas affects the dynamics and stability of pond communities. Ecology, v. 88, no. 9, p. 2174–2186.

Purdy, K. Colchicums : autumn’s best-kept secret. The American Gardener, v. 86, no. 5, p. 18-22.

Scott, L., B. Molano-Flores and J.A. Koontz. Comparisons of genetic variation and outcrossing potential between the sensitive species Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii (Asteraceae) and its cultivar. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science, v. 100, no. 2, p. 129-144.

Steinhauer, M., M.A. Brennan, D. McConnell, C. Reinhardt-Adams and D. Sandrock. Visitor responses to an ethnic garden display in a botanical garden. HortTechnology, v. 17, no. 4, p. 537-543.

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