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Table 1 Features and lifeforms of the 10 selected species for landfill revegetation

From: Selecting plant species for landfill revegetation: a test of 10 native species on reclaimed soils

Scientific name Features
Aster yomena Makino Strong adaptation, representative species of the genus Aster
Dianthus sinensis L. Can survive in arid, rocky area; beautiful flower; fast covering
Aster koraiensis Nakai Long flowering time, good soil coverage—prevents soil loss
Chrysanthemum boreale Makino Beautiful flower, species reminiscent of fall season
Lythrum anceps Makino Strong adaptation, beautiful flower
Potentilla chinensis Ser. Good soil coverage—prevents soil loss, long flowering time
Patrinia cabiosaefolia Fisch. Beautiful flower, species reminiscent of fall season
Thalictrum aquilegifolium L. Can survive under shade, beautiful flower
Pennisetum alopecuroides (L.) Spreng. Good soil coverage—prevents soil loss
Brassica campestris* Can survive in arid, rocky areas; beautiful flower; fast covering
  1. *Full scientific name: Brassica campestris subsp. napus var. nippo-oleifera Makino