Jump to Main Content
- Vandegrift, Drew A.; Rowe, D. Bradley; Cregg, Bert M.; Liang, Di
- Ecological engineering 2019 v.138 pp. 264-273
- perennials, etc ; Allium cernuum; Koeleria macrantha; Sporobolus; community development; dominant species; drought; grasses; green roofs; humans; irrigation; longevity; plant communities; rain; species diversity; urban areas; Michigan; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... Green roofs are gradually being accepted and implemented across North America as they can mitigate many of the negative effects that urban areas have on humans and the environment. As rooftops are filled with living plants, individual species need to be tested for longevity and suitability. Twenty-two plant species including herbaceous perennials, grasses, and sedum were evaluated on a green roof ...