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Unexpectedly high clonal diversity of two salt marsh perennials across a severe environmental gradient
Author(s): C. L. Richards, J. L. Hamrick, L. A. Donovan and R. Mauricio
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Ecology Letters
Article Topic(s): Genetics,Provenance
Research Setting(s): Wetland,Laboratory
Species Referenced: Borrichia frutescens (Bushy seaside tansy),
AbstractInvestigates clonal diversity in salt marsh species, including Borrichia frutescens. Clonal diversity was much higher than anticipated, suggesting greater importance in sexual reproduction and seed recruitment than previously thought.
Suggested CitationC. L. Richards, J. L. Hamrick, L. A. Donovan and R. Mauricio. "Unexpectedly high clonal diversity of two salt marsh perennials across a severe environmental gradient." Ecology Letters 7.12 (2004): 1155-1162.