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

Family Scientific Name: Brassicaceae
Family Common Name: Mustard family
Scientific Name: Leavenworthia torulosa Gray
Common Name: Necklace glade cress
Species Code: LEATOR
Propagation Goal: Plants
Propagation Method: Seed
Product Type: Container (plug)
Propagule Processing: Seeds exhibit physiological dormancy.
Pre-Planting Treatments: Seeds are placed into warm stratification. Germination occurs at 15 C temperature cycle. Germination is greater in light than dark.
References: Baskin, J. M. and Baskin, C. C. (1971a). Germination ecology and adaptation to habitat in Leavenworthia spp. (Cruciferae). Amer. Midl. Nat. 85, 22-35.
In: Baskin, C. and Baskin, J. Table 10.20 Chapter 10. Seeds: Ecology, Biogeography and Evolution of Dormancy and Germination. Academic Press, 1998. 666 pages.

Baskin, Carol C.; Baskin, Jerry M. 2002. Propagation protocol for production of container Leavenworthia torulosa Gray plants; University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. In: Native Plant Network. URL: http://www.nativeplantnetwork.org (accessed 29 August 2015). Moscow (ID): University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery.