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Hickman, G*., E. Levenda*, J. Coons, and N. Coutant.  (2007).  Effects of stratification on seed germination of seven sand prairie species.  Plant Biology & Botany 2007 Conference in Chicago, IL in July.  Poster.

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Jernegan, M.*, V. Hustad*, M. Tonsor*, R. Jadhav*, G. Ahrens*, and J. Coons.  (2007).  Soil characteristics and microbes influencing establishment of prairie species.  Plant Biology & Botany 2007 Conference in Chicago, IL in July.  Poster.

bulletCoons, J.M., L.T. Greenwood-DeLine*, A.J. Kerber*, and A.E. Claerbout*.  2004.  Performance of select native plants for landscaping use.  Annual meeting of Botanical Society of America in Snowbird, Utah.  Abstract only.
bulletGreenwood-DeLine, L.T.* and J.M. Coons.  2004.  Greenhouse production of select native herbaceous flowering perennials.  Trans. Ill. State Acad. Sci.  97:43-44.
bulletClaerbout, A.E.*, J.M. Coons, and L.T. Greenwood-DeLine*.  2003.  Establishment and floral development of select native Illinois plants as alternative landscape perennials.  Annual meeting of Botanical Society of America at Mobile, Alabama, in July 2003.
bullet Greenwood-DeLine, L.T.* and J.M. Coons.  2003.  Germination strategies for commercial production of select native Illinois plants for use as alternative landscape perennials.  Trans. Ill. State Acad. Sci.  96:49.
 
Astragalus crassicarpus
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Lackey*, K.R., J.M. Coons, H.R. Owen, and J.E. Ebinger. 2000. Seed production and germination of Astragalus crassicarpus var. trichocalyx. Trans. Illinois State Acad. Sci. 93:81.

 
Camassia angusta
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Franken*, K.M., C.J. DuFrain*, J.M. Coons, and H.R. Owen. 2000. Seed production and germination of Wild Hyacinth (Camassia angusta). Trans. Illinois State Acad. Sci. 93:53.

 
Iliamna remota
bulletJernegan, M.C.*, A.L. McDonnell*, S.M. Haley*, B.W. Craven*, J.A. Cummings*, and  J.M. Coons.  (2007).  Development of the endangered Kankakee mallow (Iliamna remota, Greene) when affected by light intensity.  Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 100: 29-30 (supplement).  Annual meeting of the Illinois State Academy of Science held on April 20, 2007 in Springfield, IL.
bulletMcDonnell*, A.L., H.R. Owen, and S.C. Jones*.  (2006).  Survey of the native, endangered Kankakee Mallow, Iliamna remota, in Kankakee County, Illinois.  Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 99:39.
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McDonnell*, A.L., H.R. Owen, and J.M. Coons. 2006. Floral initiation and development of the Illinois endangered species, Iliamna remota, with different photoperiods. Botanical Society of America Ann. Mtg, Chico, CA. July 30-Aug. 3, 2006.

bulletJernegan, M.*, A. McDonnell*, S. Westfall*, J. Cummings*, B. Craven*, and J. Coons. 2006.  Effects of hot water on breaking seed dormancy in Kankakee Mallow (Iliamna remota, Malvaceae). Annual meeting of Illinois State Academy of Science in Chicago, IL in April 2006.  Poster.
 
Lesquerella ludoviciana
Refer to Physaria ludoviciana.
 
Physaria ludoviciana
bulletJernegan, M.C.* and J.M. Coons.  (2006).  Seed longevity of Lesquerella ludoviciana, an endangered species of the Illinois sand prairies.  Annual meeting of Botanical Society of American in Chico, CA in July/August 2006.  Poster.  Student received $500 travel award.
bullet Coons, J.M., H.R. Owen, T.M. Over, and V.P. Gutowski. 2004. Status of the Silvery Bladderpod (Lesquerella ludoviciana): An Illinois endangered species on the edge. Presented by H. Owen at the 31st Annual Natural Areas Association National Conference, Chicago Illinois, October 13-16th, 2004.
bulletClaerbout, A.E.* and J.M. Coons.  2003.  Comparison of Physaria ludoviciana (silvery bladderpod) populations across their range.  Annual meeting of Botanical Society of America at Mobile, Alabama, in July 2003.
bullet Claerbout*, A.E., J.M. Coons, H.R. Owen, and B.L. Todd*. 2002. Floral biology of Lesquerella ludoviciana, an endangered plant in Illinois. Botanical Society of America Ann. Mtg, Madison, WI, Aug. 3-7, 2002.
bullet Beach*, S.E., J.M. Coons, H.R. Owen, B.L. Todd*, and M.A.L. Smith. 2002. Seed vigor of Lesquerella ludoviciana as affected by colony and maturity. Trans. Illinois State Acad. Sci. 95:82.
bullet Beach*, S.E., J.M. Coons, H.R. Owen, B.L. Todd*, and M.A.L. Smith. 2002. Lesquerella ludoviciana germination as affected by seed age, season of development, and afterripening effects. Proc. Environ. Conf. (Univ. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) p.53.
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Beach*, S.E., J.M. Coons, H.R. Owen, B.L. Todd*, and M.A.L. Smith. 2001. Comparison of seed production and germination in three distinct colonies of Lesquerella ludoviciana. Botany 2001: Plants and People (Proc. Ann. Mtg. Botanical Society of America) p. 46.

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Beach*, S.E., J.M. Coons, H.R. Owen, B.L. Todd*, and M.A.L. Smith. 2001. Germination of Lesquerella ludoviciana as affected by seed age. Trans. Illinois State Acad. Sci. 94:82.

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Beach*, S.E., J.M. Coons, H.R. Owen, and B.L. Todd*. 2001. Germination of Lesquerella ludoviciana as affected by colony location and seed maturity. Proc. Environ. Conf. (Univ. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) p. 40.

bullet Coons, J.M., H.R. Owen, J.L. Franklin*, and J.E. Ebinger. 2000. Reproductive potential of Silvery Bladderpod (Lesquerella ludoviciana). Amer. J. Bot. 87:41.
 
Stylisma pickeringii
bullet Cunningham, J.B.*, J.M. Coons, E.M. Harris, and S.A. Becker.  2005.  Unique anatomical development of Stylisma pickeringii seedlings.  Annual meeting of Botanical Society of America at Austin, TX in August 2005.  p.57.
bulletCunningham, J.B.* and J.M. Coons.  2005.  Effects of photoperiod and light intensity on the seedling development of Stylisma pickeringii, an endangered plant of Illinois. Trans. Ill. State Acad. Sci. 98:28-29.
bulletVander Meer, K.R.* and J.M. Coons.  2004.  Effects of light intensity and plant growth regulators on the propagation of Patterson bindweed (Stylisma pickeringii) by cuttings.  Natural Areas Conference at Chicago, IL in October 2004.  Student received 2nd Place Award.
bulletClaerbout, A.E.*, J.M. Coons, B.L. Todd, H.R. Owen, J.E. Ebinger, and D.W. Webb.  2004.    Populations of Stylisma pickeringii in sand prairies on private and public lands of Illinois.  Lost Mound Sand Prairie Conference in Galena, IL on April 15-17, 2004.  Invited talk.
bullet McDonnell*, A.L. and H.R. Owen. 2004. Influence of cytokinin concentration and cytokinin type on caulogenesis from hypocotyls explants of Stylisma pickeringii, an endangered plant in Illinois. Trans. Illinois State Acad. Sci. 97:44.
bulletVander Meer, K.R.* and J.M. Coons.  2004.  Effects of media, plant growth regulators, and heat on the propagation of Stylisma pickeringii by cuttings.   Trans. Ill. State Acad. Sci.  97:47.
bullet Claerbout*, A.E., B.L. Todd*, J.M. Coons, H.R. Owen, and D.W. Webb. 2003. Comparison of insect visits to flowers of Stylisma pickeringii (Concolvulaceae) by location and year. Trans. Illinois State Acad. Sci. 96:32.
bullet Wachholder*, BE., A.J. Kerber*, H.R. Owen, and J.M. Coons. 2003. Influence of sucrose on in vitro development of shoots of Stylisma pickeringii var. pattersoni. Trans. Illinois State Acad. Sci. 96:47.
bullet Claerbout*, A.E., J.M. Coons, B.L. Todd*, and H.R. Owen. 2003. Establishment of Stylisma pickeringii (Patterson bindweed) plants in greenhouses. Trans. Illinois State Acad. Sci. 96:60.
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Wachholder, B.E.*, A.J. Kerber*, H.R. Owen, and J.M. Coons.  2003.  Influence of light and sucrose on in vitro development of shoots of Stylisma pickeringii var. pattersoni.  Trans. Ill. State Acad. Sci.  96:47-48.

bullet Todd*, B. L. , H.R. Owen, and J.M. Coons. 2002. Pollen comparison from insect visitors to Stylisma pickeringii (Convolvulaceae), an endangered plant of Illinois sand prairies. Botanical Society of America Ann. Mtg, Madison, WI, Aug. 3-7, 2002.
bullet Todd*, B.L., H.R. Owen, J.M. Coons, and D.W. Webb. 2002. Insect visits to flowers of Stylisma pickeringii (Convolvulaceae), an endangered plant of Illinois sand prairies. Trans. Illinois State Acad. Sci. 95:55.
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Skoglund, L.A.* and J.M. Coons.  2002.  Attempts to propagate Stylisma pickeringii, an endangered plant in Illinois, using stem cuttings.  Proceedings of Environmental Horizons Conference (Univ. of Ill., Urbana-Champaign).  p. 53.

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Todd*, B.L., H.R. Owen, J.M. Coons, and C.J. Heisler*. 2001. Seed germination and seedling development of Stylisma pickeringii (Patterson Bindweed), an Illinois-endangered sand prairie species. Botany 2001: Plants and People (Proc. Ann. Mtg. Botanical Society of America) p. 44.

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Todd*, B.L., H.R. Owen, and J.M. Coons. 2001. Reproductive potential of Stylisma pickeringii (Patterson Bindweed), an endangered plant of Illinois sand prairies, in disturbed and undisturbed areas. Trans. Illinois State Acad. Sci. 94:52.

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Donnelly*, K.P., J.M. Coons, M.A.L. Smith, and H.R. Owen. 2001. Influence of cytokinins on shoot initiation and elongation of Stylisma pickeringii, an endangered plant in Illinois. Proc. Environ. Conf. (Univ. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) p. 38.

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Heisler*, C.J., J.M. Coons, and H.R. Owen. 2000. Age and harvest time affect color of Stylisma pickeringii seeds. Trans. Illinois State Acad. Sci. 93:52.

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Kerber*, A.J., H.R. Owen, and J.M. Coons. 2000. Photoperiod impact on lateral shoot growth in Stylisma pickeringii. Trans. Illinois State Acad. Sci. 93:82.

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Todd*, B.L., J.M. Coons, and H.R. Owen. 2000. Scarification of Stylisma pickeringii (Patterson Bindweed) seeds using different techniques. Trans. Illinois State Acad. Sci. 93:81.

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Sojka*, M.M., C.L. LaZier*, H.R. Owen, J.M. Coons, and W.E. McClain. 1999. Surface sterilization treatments for in vitro germination of Stylisma pickeringii. Trans. Illinois State Acad. Sci. 90:14.

bulletHeisler*, C.J., M.L. Rycerz*, J.M. Coons, H.R. Owen, and W.E. McClain. 1999. Seed color and mechanical scarification affect germination of Patterson Bindweed (Stylisma pickeringii). Trans. Illinois State Acad. Sci. 90:16.
 
Workshops and Invited Talks
bulletCoons, J.M. and N.E. Coutant.  (2007).  Promoting use of native plants in landscaping.  Organized workshop for educators from across the state to share materials.  Held at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL on May 23, 2007.  11 people.
bulletCoutant, N.E. and J.M. Coons.  (2007).  Native plants in the garden.  Organized seminar for Green View Nursery in Champaign, IL.  Nobody attended because Green View Nursery failed to advertise.
bulletCoons, J.M. and N.E. Coutant.  (2007).  Native plants in the garden.  Organized seminar for Sugar Grove Nature Center in McLean, IL on April 14, 2007.  18 people.
bullet Coutant, N.E. and J.M. Coons.  (2007).  Native plants in the garden.  Invited seminar for Allerton Park in Monticello, IL on April 1, 2007.  5 people.
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Coons, J.M. and N.E. Coutant.  (2007).  Native plants of Illinois.  Organized seminar for Prairie Gardens Nursery in Champaign, IL on March 31, 2007.  8 people.

bullet Coons, J.M. and N.E. Coutant.  (2007).  Landscaping with native plants.  Organized workshop for gardeners at Douglas-Hart Nature Center in Mattoon, IL on March 4, 2007.  25 people.
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Coons, J.M. and N.E. Coutant.  (2007).  Native plants in the garden.  Organized workshop for Master Gardeners in Arthur, IL area on February 20, 2007.  8 people.

bulletCoons, J.M.  2006.  Native Plants in the Garden.  Invited Workshop for Allerton Park in Monticello, IL on April 30, 2006.  4 people.
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Coons, J.M. and N.E. Coutant.  2006.  Increase Your Sales with Native Plants.  Organized Workshop to Retail Nurseries in Springfield, IL area on March 13, 2006. 4 people.

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Coons, J.M. and N.E. Coutant.  2006.  Increase Your Sales with Native Plants.  Organized Workshop to Retail Nurseries in Peoria, IL area on March 10, 2006.  3 people.

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Coons, J.M.  2006.  Using Native Plants in Landscaping.  Invited Seminar to Master Gardeners of Coles County in Charleston, IL on March 7, 2006.  28 people.

bulletCoons, J.M. and N.E. Coutant.  2006.  Increase Your Sales with Native Plants. Organized Workshop to Retail Nurseries in Urbana, IL area on February 24, 2006. 5 people.
bullet Coons, J.M. and N.E. Coutant.  2006.  Increase Your Sales with Native Plants. Organized Workshop to Retail Nurseries in Decatur, IL area on February 17, 2006.  1 person.
bullet Coons, J.M. and N.E. Coutant.  2006.  Increase Your Sales with Native Plants. Organized Workshop to Retail Nurseries in Bloomington-Normal, IL area on February 10, 2006. 5 people.
bullet Coons, J.M. and N.E. Coutant.  2005.  Increase Your Sales with Native Plants. Organized Workshop to Retail Nurseries in Charleston, IL area on December 14, 2005.  5 people.
bullet Coons, J.M.  2005.  Using native plants in landscaping.  Invited Talk to Botany Club at Eastern Illinois University at Charleston, IL in March 2005. ~35-40 people.
bullet Coons, J.M. and N.E. Coutant.  2004.  Native plants in the landscape.  Invited Workshop at Master Gardeners Conference at Decatur, IL in September 2004.
bullet Coons, J.M. and N.E. Coutant.  2004.  Native plants in the garden.  Invited Workshop at Allerton Park in Monticello, IL in April 2004.
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Coons, J.M., L.T. Greenwood-DeLine*, and A.J. Kerber*.  2004.  Using Native Plants in Landscaping. Coordinated Workshop in Champaign, IL in March 2004.

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Coons,J.M. and A.E. Claerbout*.  2002.  Native plants in the garden.  Invited Workshop at Allerton Park in Monticello, IL in Sept. 2002.