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Pollinator importance and temporal variation in a population of Phlox divaricata L. (Polemoniaceae)

Author(s): S. Wiggam, C. J. Ferguson

Year: 2005

Journal: American Midland Naturalist
Volume: 154
Issue: 1
Pages: 42-54

Article Topic(s): Phenology, Pollination
Research Setting(s): Prairie

Species Referenced: Phlox divaricata (Wild blue phlox),

Abstract

Researches the pollination and seed set of Phlox divaricata in a tallgrass prairie preserve in Kansas. Lepidopterans accounted for 90% of all visitation. Visitation rates were highest during the evening crepuscular time period and the morning and afternoon diurnal time periods.

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S. Wiggam, and C. J. Ferguson. "Pollinator importance and temporal variation in a population of Phlox divaricata L. (Polemoniaceae)." American Midland Naturalist 154.1 (2005): 42-54.
Last Updated: 2015-02-26
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