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Studies on Bigelowia (Asteraceae). III. Cytotaxonomy and Biogeography
Author(s): L. C. Anderson
Article Topic(s): Genetics,Ecotype
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Bigelowia nudata (Pineland rayless goldenrod),
AbstractDiscusses 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.
Suggested CitationL. C. Anderson. "Studies on Bigelowia (Asteraceae). III. Cytotaxonomy and Biogeography." Systematic Botany 2.3 (1977): 209-218.