• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Seed Study - Gaura coccinea

Species: Gaura coccinea
Common name: scarlet gaura


Gaura coccinea – scarlet gaura
Average number of good seeds per gram bulk matter: n.m.
Average number of good seeds per gram cleaned: 67
Commercial estimates of seeds per gram: n.a.
Percent seed: n.m.
Percent live: n.m.
Collection dates: August 30 and September 24
Collection effort: 12 grams in 4 person hours
Collection notes: Hard to find after the flowers are gone. We could not find enough to use in our study.
Cleaning notes: Clean seed measurement included seed only, all seeds were hard and a few shriveled ones were rejected.

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