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Table 3 Plant species comprising the plota of mixed prairie species

From: Composition and hydrothermal pretreatment and enzymatic saccharification performance of grasses and legumes from a mixed-species prairie

Species name Classification Mass fraction, % Cumulative mass fractionb, %
Schizachyrium scoparium C4 grass 31.5 31.5
Lupinus perennis Legume 27.3 58.8
Andropogon gerardii C4 grass 14.7 73.5
Poa pratensis C3 grass 12.1 85.6
Lespedeza capitata Legume 8.4 94.0
Monarda fistulosa Non-leguminous forb 3.7 97.7
Sorghastrum nutans C4 grass 1.3 99.0
Asclepias tuberosa Non-leguminous forb 0.2 99.2
Achillea millefolium Non-leguminous forb 0.1 99.3
Agropyron repens C3 grass 0.1 99.4
Miscellaneous litter - 0.8 100.2
  1. aThe plot from which these species were obtained produced 3.38 tons/hectare of fully dried aboveground harvested biomass.
  2. bCumulative mass fraction does not add up to 100.0% because of rounding.