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Studies on Bigelowia (Asteraceae). III. Cytotaxonomy and Biogeography

Author(s): L. C. Anderson

Year: 1977

Volume: 2
Issue: 3
Pages: 209-218

Article Topic(s): Genetics,Ecotype
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Bigelowia nudata (Pineland rayless goldenrod),


Discusses the chromosomal make-up of Bigelowia nudata and B. nuttallii. The two species can hybridize but offspring have reduced vigor and fertility. The two varieties of B. nudata are hypothesized to be a result of isolation caused by past fluctuations in sea level.

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L. C. Anderson. "Studies on Bigelowia (Asteraceae). III. Cytotaxonomy and Biogeography." Systematic Botany 2.3 (1977): 209-218.

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ISSN: 0363-6445
DOI: 10.2307/2418265

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