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Carol and Jerry Baskin
University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0225

Family Scientific Name: Asteraceae
Family Common Name: Sunflower family
Scientific Name: Solidago shortii Torr.&Gray
Common Name: Short's goldenrod
Species Code: SOLSHO
Propagation Goal: Plants
Propagation Method: Seed
Product Type: Container (plug)
Propagule Processing: Seeds exhibit physiological dormancy.
Pre-Planting Treatments: Seeds are placed in cold moist stratification. Germination occurs at 25D/15N C alternating temperature cycle. Germination was greater in light than dark.
References: Buchele, D. E., Baskin, J. M. and Baskin, C. C. (1991). Ecology of the endangered species Solidago shortii. III. Seed germination ecology. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 118, 288-291.
Table 10.20 In: Baskin, C.J. and Baskin, J.M. Seeds: Ecology, Biogeography and Evolution in Dormancy and Germination, Academic Press, 1998. Chapter 10: A Geographical Perspective on Germination Ecology: Temperate and Arctic Zones, pages 331 to 458.

Baskin, Carol C.; Baskin, Jerry M. 2002. Propagation protocol for production of container Solidago shortii Torr.&Gray plants; University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. In: Native Plant Network. URL: http://www.nativeplantnetwork.org (accessed 2 September 2015). Moscow (ID): University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery.