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Effects of Herbivory and Inflorescence Size on Insect Visitation to Eryngium yuccifolium (Apiaceae) a Prairie Plant

Author(s): C. A. Danderson and B. Molano-Flores

Month: Jan
Year: 2010

Journal: American Midland Naturalist
Volume: 163
Issue: 1
Pages: 234-246

Article Topic(s): Pollination,Disturbance
Research Setting(s): Field

Species Referenced: Eryngium yuccifolium (Rattlesnake master),

Abstract

This study investigated whether moth damage to inflorescences and inflorescence size affect visitation rates of Eryngim yuccifolium flowers. Damaged and smaller inflorescences were visited less than larger and undamaged inflorescences.

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C. A. Danderson and B. Molano-Flores. "Effects of Herbivory and Inflorescence Size on Insect Visitation to Eryngium yuccifolium (Apiaceae) a Prairie Plant." American Midland Naturalist 163.1 (2010): 234-246.

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ISSN: 0003-0031
DOI: 10.1674/0003-0031-163.1.234

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