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Population-Genetics of the Rare Asclepias texana and Its Widespread Sister Species, A. perennis
Author(s): A. L. Edwards and R. Wyatt
Journal: Systematic Botany
Article Topic(s): Genetics,Rare plants
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Asclepias perennis (Aquatic milkweed),
AbstractThe genetic diversity of Asclepias perennis and Asclepias texana populations were studied from populations throughout their ranges using starch-gel electrophoresis of 16 loci. Heterozygosity levels differed between populations and species, but gene diversity was generally low.
Suggested CitationA. L. Edwards and R. Wyatt. "Population-Genetics of the Rare Asclepias texana and Its Widespread Sister Species, A. perennis." Systematic Botany 19.2 (1994): 291-307.