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English translation: shallow-rooting plants

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German term or phrase:Flachballpflanzen
English translation:shallow-rooting plants
Entered by: Trudy Peters
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18:01 Mar 30, 2004
German to English translations [PRO]
Construction / Civil Engineering / Green Roofs
German term or phrase: Flachballpflanzen
Die Substratmatten werden beim Einsatz von *Flachballpflanzen* mit einer dünnen Schicht von 1-2 cm Dachgartensubstrat abgemulcht.

I know what they are, I've used them, but what are they called in English?
TIA,
sylvie
sylvie malich
Germany
Local time: 10:47
shallow-root plants
Explanation:
maybe?

... use of harvested water; that is, to direct roof run-off ... like the zinnia commonly sold as a garden plant ... Shallow-root plants 4-03 Q. I have a septic system in my ...
www.slfcu.org/html/gardentips/landscape.html - 101k - Mar 29, 2004

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Note added at 16 mins (2004-03-30 18:17:31 GMT)
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Here\'s another one:

... Figure 3: Sheet Membrane Green Roof Source: Sarnafil* Requirements ... Plants The range of plants suitable for use in ... All have shallow root systems, grow no higher ...
www.metrocouncil.org/environment/Watershed/ BMP/CH3_RPPImpGreenRoof.pdf
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Trudy Peters
United States
Local time: 04:47
Grading comment
Yes, seems this was a typo in the text (amongst many, grrrr).
Thanks for your help.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +4shallow-root plants
Trudy Peters


  

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14 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +4
shallow-root plants


Explanation:
maybe?

... use of harvested water; that is, to direct roof run-off ... like the zinnia commonly sold as a garden plant ... Shallow-root plants 4-03 Q. I have a septic system in my ...
www.slfcu.org/html/gardentips/landscape.html - 101k - Mar 29, 2004

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Note added at 16 mins (2004-03-30 18:17:31 GMT)
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Here\'s another one:

... Figure 3: Sheet Membrane Green Roof Source: Sarnafil* Requirements ... Plants The range of plants suitable for use in ... All have shallow root systems, grow no higher ...
www.metrocouncil.org/environment/Watershed/ BMP/CH3_RPPImpGreenRoof.pdf

Trudy Peters
United States
Local time: 04:47
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 51
Grading comment
Yes, seems this was a typo in the text (amongst many, grrrr).
Thanks for your help.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kim Metzger: Absolutely, I must say.
47 mins

agree  Ken Cox: sounds quite plausible, but I prefer 'shallow-rooting'
1 hr
  -> Fine with me :-)

agree  Nancy Arrowsmith: shallow-rooting
9 hrs

agree  John Jory: It's a typo for Flachball*en*pflanzen
13 hrs
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