Sand dunes: At Ridges Sanctuary, average amino sugar N concentration of soil beneath speckled alder was greater than both the adjacent and Canada buffaloberry
soil averages for amino sugar N concentrations (Table 2).
For red or orange berries or other fruits, consider cotoneaster, crabapple, hawthorn, pyracantha, silver buffaloberry
, and sumac.
As part of the ceremony, 400 traditional buffaloberry
trees and 100 poplar trees were planted around the garden to serve as shelter for future crops.
The silver-leafed buffaloberry
(Shepherdia) is also a magnet for birds on account of its orange berries, which can also be made into jelly and jam.
We continue on the trail, as Davies points out buffaloberry
getting ready to bloom and clumps of fragile cryptobiotic soil, a building block for desert plants.