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

Family Scientific Name: Limnanthaceae
Family Common Name: Meadowfoam family
Scientific Name: Floerkea proserpinacoides Willd.
Common Synonym: Floerkea occidentalis Rydb.
Common Name: False mermaidweed
Species Code: FLOPRO
General Distribution: F. proserpinacoides is found within temperate deciduous forests of North America.
Propagation Goal: Plants
Propagation Method: Seed
Product Type: Container (plug)
Propagule Processing: Seeds exhibit physiological dormancy.
Pre-Planting Treatments: Seeds are warm and cold stratified and germinate at 5 C.
References: Baskin, C. C. and Baskin, J. M. (1988). Germination ecophysiology of herbaceous plant species in a temperate region. Amer. J. Bot. 75, 286-305.
In: Baskin, C. and Baskin, J. Table 10.18 Chapter 10. Seeds: Ecology, Biogeography and Evolution of Dormancy and Germination. Academic Press, 1998. 666 pages.

Baskin, Carol C.; Baskin, Jerry M. 2001. Propagation protocol for production of container Floerkea proserpinacoides Willd. plants; University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. In: Native Plant Network. URL: http://www.nativeplantnetwork.org (accessed 3 September 2014). Moscow (ID): University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery.