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American Bryological and Lichenological Society (ABLS)
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Monday, August 1st

Monday, August 1st, 8:30 am to 11:30 am · 201/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session 6: Contributed Papers: Ecology Section: Population Biology
Presiding: Charlotte Germain-Aubrey, University Of Florida; Thomas Hancock, Middle Georgia State University
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6001August 1st 8:30 am201/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterUsing museum specimens to refine species distribution models: The Florida Plant Diversity Project
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Oral PaperGermain-Aubrey, Charlotte; Allen, Julie; Guralnick, Robert; Laffan, Shawn; Mishler, Brent D.; Neubig, Kurt Maximillian; Soltis, Douglas; Majure, Lucas C.; Soltis, Pamela S..Distribution
ecological niche modeling
Florida
museum specimens
iDigBio
6002August 1st 8:45 am201/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterPatterns of abiotic niche shifts in allopolyploids relative to their progenitors
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Oral PaperMarchant, Blaine; Soltis, Douglas E; Soltis, Pamela S..polyploidy
ecological niche modeling
Allopolyploidy
6003August 1st 9:00 am201/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterProjecting the potential future distributions of three mangrove species in Florida and beyond using ecological niche modeling
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Oral PaperHodel, Richard G; Soltis, Pamela S.; Soltis, Douglas E.climate change
conservation
ecological niche modeling
Neotropics
mangrove
Coastal Plants
6004August 1st 9:15 am201/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterSerpentinite Outcrops Do Not Support a (Particularly) Distinctive Biota in Western Massachusetts
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Oral PaperMedeiros, Ian; Rajakaruna, Nishanata.geoecology
Serpentine
Massachusetts
bryophyte ecology
edaphic factor
Lichen ecology
hemlock wooly adelgid
6005August 1st 9:30 am201/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterThe effects of taxonomic and spatial scale on measures of phylogenetic diversity using a test case in Florida
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Oral PaperJantzen, Johanna; Whitten, W. Mark; Neubig, Kurt Maximillian; Majure, Lucas C.; Soltis, Pamela S.; Soltis, Douglas.phylogenetic community structure
August 1st 9:45 am201/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterBreak
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6007August 1st 10:15 am201/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterDoes mating system predict the breadth of a plant’s niche?
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Oral PaperPark, Daniel S.; Davis, Charles C..ecological niche modeling
mating system
niche conservatism
6008August 1st 10:30 am201/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterLife history strategy of Hydrocotyle bonariensis growing on a southeastern (USA) barrier island
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Oral PaperHancock, Thomas; Amico, Patrick.barrier island
Hydrocotyle bonariensis
ecology
life history strategy
6009August 1st 10:45 am201/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterNative and exotic Senna spp. (Fabaceae: Caesalpinioideae) of southern Florida: herbivore fauna in natural and urban areas
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Oral PaperKoptur, Suzanne; Salas, Andrea.Herbivory
Extrafloral nectar
caterpillar
congener
natives
Non-native
exotic
ants
parasitoids
predators
butterfly
moth
6010August 1st 11:00 am201/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterWater Velocity Regulates Herbivory Pressure On A Widespread Riverine Macrophyte
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Oral PaperWood, James; Freeman, Mary.Podostemum
Herbivory
stream
river
water velocity
6011August 1st 11:15 am201/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterIdentity and Diversity of Woody species in Some Communities of Kebbi State, Nigeria
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Oral PaperSawa, Fatima B.J.; Zhigila, Daniel Andrawus; Abdul, Suleiman; Chidibere, Chukwu.Species Identification
conservation
Savann woodland
Kebbi State
Monday, August 1st, 1:30 pm to 5:15 pm · 202/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session 10: Contributed Papers: Macroevolution
Presiding: Pamela Kathleen Diggle, University Of Connecticut; John J. Schenk, Georgia Southern University
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10001August 1st 1:30 pm202/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterFruit evolution, lineage diversification, and biogeographical patterns in the circum-Pacific tribe Gaultherieae (Ericaceae)
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Oral PaperFritsch, Peter W; Lu, Lu; Peng, Ju; Bush, Catherine M; Wang, Hong; Zhang, Ming-Ying; Kron, Kathleen A; Li, De-Zhu.adaptation
anthocyanidin
fleshy fruit
Gaultherieae
UV protection
Ericaceae
Diplycosia
Gaultheria
10002August 1st 1:45 pm202/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterAllometric relationships better explains seed coat microsculpture traits in Mentzelia section Bartonia (Loasaceae) than ecology or dispersal
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Oral PaperSchenk, John J.; Sullivan, Melissa; Washburn, George; Franta, Roxanne; Chambers, Malinda.character evolution
morphology
phylogenetic comparative methods
phylogenetic independent contrasts
Seed
testa
10003August 1st 2:00 pm202/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterMacroevolution of pyrrolizidine alkaloids in Apocynaceae: a case of defense de-escalation?
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Oral PaperLivshultz, Tatyana; Kaltenegger, Elisabeth; Ober, Dietrich.Herbivory
gene duplication
secondary chemistry
defense
co-evolution
plant-insect interactions
genome evolution
Apocynaceae
10004August 1st 2:15 pm202/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterDisentangling the roles of ecological and historical processes in structuring plant communities across the United States
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Oral PaperNg, Julienne; Weaver, William; Laport, Robert.phylogenetic comparative methods
Community assembly
NEON
community ecology
phylogenetic community structure
10005August 1st 2:30 pm202/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterInferring rates of morphological evolution and their impact on ancestral state reconstruction: an empirical study based on floral traits
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Oral PaperSauquet, Herve; Reyes, Elisabeth; Nadot, Sophie; von Balthazar, Maria; Schoenenberger, Juerg.macroevolution
maximum likelihood
model selection
angiosperms
floral evolution
ancestral traits
ancestral character reconstruction
flower
eFLOWER
10006August 1st 2:45 pm202/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterTesting for ecological speciation in North American Paronychia (Caryophyllaceae)
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Oral PaperSchenk, John J.; Kontur, Sophie; Wilson, Hannah; Noble, McKayla.Sandhill
Sandridge
Ecological speciation
speciation
ecology
Paronychia
Caryophyllaceae
10007August 1st 3:00 pm202/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterThe repeated evolution of vertebrate pollination syndromes in the centropogonid clade (Campanulaceae: Lobelioideae), a recently diverged Andean plant clade
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Oral PaperLagomarsino, Laura; Forrestel, Elisabeth; Davis, Charles C..floral evolution
pollination syndrome
vertebrate pollination
phylogenetic comparative methods
diversification
August 1st 3:15 pm202/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterBreak
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10009August 1st 3:45 pm202/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterThe diversification of green plants (Viridiplantae)
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Oral PaperMagallón, Susana; Quandt, Dietmar; Krug, Michael; Lewis, Louise; Lutzoni, Francois.divergence time estimation
diversification
radiation
phylogeny
Embryophyta
Tracheophyta
Spermatophyta
10010August 1st 4:00 pm202/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Canceled
A community phylogenomics approach to the study of the origin and evolution of hyper-diverse SE Asian forests and implications for their conservation
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Oral PaperPokorny, Lisa; May, Livia; Dodsworth, Steven; Utteridge, Timothy M.; Baker, William J.; Leitch, Ilia J.; Forest, Félix.angiosperm trees
tropical forests
Southeast Asia
macroevolution
diversification
Community assembly
phylogenomics
conservation
10011August 1st 4:15 pm202/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterThe evolution of endocarp shape in relation to seed dispersal strategies in Viburnum (Adoxaceae)
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Oral PaperClement, Wendy L; Stammer, Theodore J; Donoghue, Michael.Fruit
Seed
Seed dispersal
morphometrics
character evolution
Dipsacales
10012August 1st 4:30 pm202/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterA way forward for trait-dependent models of diversification
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Oral PaperBeaulieu, Jeremy M.; O'Meara, Brian C..diversification
speciation
extinction
fruit anatomy
campanulids
10013August 1st 4:45 pm202/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterPolyploidy does not influence rates of diversification across the fern phylogeny
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Oral PaperTesto, Weston; Sundue, Michael A; Barrington, David.fern
evolution
polyploidy
phylogeny
diversity
BAMM
10014August 1st 5:00 pm202/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterNon-equilibrium dynamics and floral trait interactions shape extant angiosperm diversity
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Oral PaperDiggle, Pamela Kathleen; O'Meara, Brian C.; Smith, Stacey D.; Armbruster, Scott; Harder, Lawrence D; Hardy, Christopher; Hileman, Lena C; Hufford, Larry; Litt, Amy; Smith, Stephen; Stevens, Peter; Magallón, Susana; Fenster, Charlie.diversification
floral evolution
macroevolution
non-equilibrium
floral symmetry
pollination
speciation
Monday, August 1st, 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm · Chatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session C1: Colloquium: Interactions of white-tailed deer and invasive plants in forests of eastern North America
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C1001August 1st 1:45 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterAn indicator approach to capture impacts of white-tailed deer and other ungulates on native plant species presence, performance and demography
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Colloquium PresentationsBlossey, Bernd; Dávalos, Andrea; Nuzzo, Victoria.Deet
indicator
sentinel
browse index
C1002August 1st 2:00 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterInfluence of white-tailed deer and forest fragmentation on invasive plants
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Colloquium PresentationsAverill, Kristine; Mortensen, David; Smithwick, Erica.plant invasion
Plant Commmunties
Herbivory
herbivore preference
landscape influences
C1003August 1st 2:15 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterPlant invasion mediated by deer overabundance: linking demographic patterns and ecophysiological mechanisms
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Colloquium PresentationsHeberling, J. Mason; Brouwer, Nathan L.; Kalisz, Susan.Alliaria
deer
Ecophysiology
demography
forest ecology
invasion biology
C1004August 1st 2:30 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterHerb layer response to deer exclusion and staged plant invasion within suburban forests
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Colloquium PresentationsMorrison, Janet.suburban forest ecology
Microstegium
white-tailed deer
C1005August 1st 2:45 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterPlant invasions and deer overabundance in the woodlots of Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Colloquium PresentationsWebster, Christopher; Jenkins, Michael; Rock, Janet.Herbivory
white-tailed deer
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
C1006August 1st 3:00 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterSeparate and combined effects of deer and invasive plants on native forest plants
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Colloquium PresentationsWaller, Don.white-tailed deer
invasive plant
cumulative effect
forest ecology
community ecology
August 1st 3:15 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterDiscussion
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August 1st 3:30 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterBreak
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C1009August 1st 4:00 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterInteractive Effects of Deer Exclusion and Exotic Plant Removal on Mid-Atlantic Deciduous Forest Understory Communities
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Colloquium PresentationsBourg, Norman; McShea, William; Stewart, Chad M..white-tailed deer
ungulates
temperate forest
Herbivory
invasive plants
forest management
species richness
C1010August 1st 4:15 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterThe effects of white-tailed deer and Lonicera maackii on native vegetation and underplanted seedlings in mixed hardwood forests
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Colloquium PresentationsJenkins, Michael; Freeman, Charlotte; Jacobs, Douglass.Forest restoration
reproduction and regeneration
temperate forest
species diversity
C1011August 1st 4:30 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterAre white-tailed deer responsible for apparent competition between the invasive shrub, Lonicera maackii, and native plants?
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Colloquium PresentationsGorchov, David L; Martinod, Kylie.indirect effects
Herbivory
invasive plants
phenology
C1012August 1st 4:45 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterAssessing plant community composition fails to capture impacts of white-tailed deer on native and invasive plant species
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Colloquium PresentationsNuzzo, Victoria; Dávalos, Andrea; Blossey, Bernd.deer
Plant Commmunties
browse impact
C1013August 1st 5:00 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterThe potential of NGS-metagenomics to determine plant species in the diet of white-tailed deer, and its use to deduce the consumption of exotic and native species
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Colloquium PresentationsMcShea, William; Bourg, Norman; Reed, Elizabeth; Ramachandran, Padmini; Ottesen, Andrea; Erickson, David.white-tailed deer
metagenomics
invasive plants
fecal samples
August 1st 5:15 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterDiscussion
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Monday, August 1st, 2:00 pm to 4:45 pm · 201/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session 14: Contributed Papers: Ecology Section: Plant Functional Traits and Responses
Presiding: Taly Dawn Drezner, York University
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14001August 1st 2:00 pm201/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterKrakatau (Indonesia) eruption drives regeneration in the Sonoran Desert (Arizona): the interrelationships between geology, climate and plants
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Oral PaperDrezner, Taly Dawn.Plant-climate interactions
deserts
global impacts
reproduction and regeneration
14002August 1st 2:15 pm201/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterThe effects of climate on a microscale: testing for functional consequences in a Protea hybrid zone
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Oral PaperMitchell, Nora; Carlson, Jane; Holsinger, Kent.hybridization
Proteaceae
drought
functional trait
trait-environment
radiation
14003August 1st 2:30 pm201/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterTrait-based ecology at regional scales needs an evolutionary context
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Oral PaperMoore, Timothy; Schlichting, Carl; Aiello-Lammens, Matthew; Mocko, Kerri; Jones, Cynthia S..adaptive radiation
bayesian linear model
trait integration
Pelargonium
trait-environment
functional trait
14004August 1st 2:45 pm201/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterClimate change alters the optimal management strategy of an endangered plant
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Oral PaperBernardo, Holly; Albrecht, Matthew; Knight, Tiffany.Plant-climate interactions
drought
disturbance
habitat management
endangered species
conservation
population viability
14005August 1st 3:00 pm201/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterIntraspecific divergence in plasticity, gene expression, and functional traits along steep environmental gradients in South Africa
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Oral PaperCarlson, Jane; Akman, Melis; Latimer, Andrew.Plasticity
Phenotypic traits
Cape Floristic Region
adaptation
climate change
August 1st 3:15 pm201/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterBreak
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14007August 1st 3:45 pm201/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterThe adaptive significance of leaf size and shape variation in Jamesbrittenia (Scrophulariaceae: Manuleae)
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Oral PaperMoore, Timothy; Cramer, Michael; Verboom, G. Anothony.boundary layer
comparative method
life history
14008August 1st 4:00 pm201/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterTrait-based phenological responses to climate of plant communities in coastal California
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Oral PaperOshiro, Juliet; Potts, Stephen; Fox, Laurel.phenology
climate change
plant traits
coastal California
mediterranean climate
14009August 1st 4:15 pm201/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterPlant adaptation to hydrologically variable environments
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Oral PaperLa Rosa, Raffica; Emery, Nancy.Environmental variation
adaptation
Vernal pools
Lasthenia
Hydrology
14010August 1st 4:30 pm201/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterIndividual fitness and population yield in wheat (Triticum aestivum)
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Oral PaperWeiner, Jacob; Du, Yan-Lei; Zhang, Cong; Qin, Xiao-Liang; Li, Feng-Min.agriculture
evolutionary theory
Monday, August 1st, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Exhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session P: Contributed Posters: Conservation Biology Posters
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PCB001August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterCharacterization of genetic variability in Azadrachta indica A. Juss Accessions from South-east Nigeria using Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA (RAPD) Markers
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Poster: Conservation BiologyNnamani, Catherine V; Igwe, David O; Ogbogo, Ikechukwu. B.Azadirachta indica
PCB002August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterAn Investigation of Metal Tolerance and Accumulation in a Rare Plant Species, Pediomelum piedmontanum (Fabaceae)
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Poster: Conservation BiologyPadgett, Jessica; Taylor-Bennetts, Stacy.endemic/rare
Serpentine
Metal tolerance
Dixie MT. Breadroot
PCB003August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterPopulation Dynamics of a Rare Species, Pediomelum piedmontanum (Fabaceae)
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Poster: Conservation BiologyBuckley, Liberty; Brown, Amanda; Padgett, Jessica; Taylor-Bennetts, Stacy.Dixie MT. Breadroot
Serpentine
Phyllite
endemic/rare
PCB004August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterFloral biology of the federally threatened Apios priceana (Fabaceae) at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama
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Poster: Conservation BiologyParis, Nathan J.; Boyd, Robert Steven.conservation
Reproductive Biology
pollination biology
Fabaceae
PCB005August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterPropagation by cuttings of the federally threatened vine Apios priceana (Fabaceae)
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Poster: Conservation BiologyParis, Nathan J.; Cruse-Sanders, Jennifer M.; Boyd, Robert Steven.asexual reproduction
conservation
Fabaceae
PCB006August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterPopulation genetics of Oreocarya crassipes, an endangered species
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Poster: Conservation BiologyCohen, Jim.Boraginaceae
population genomics
genetic structure
Oreocarya
Conservation genetics
PCB007August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterConservation of a Discovered Population of C. setigerus in Missouri
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Poster: Conservation BiologyStickann, Zachary; Briggler, Malissa.Cyperus setigerus Torr. & Hook
C. setigerus
Boone County
Sedge
Cyperaceae
conservation
native prairie
Missouri Sedge
PCB008August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterConservation genetics of Penstemon caryi (Plantaginaceae) in and outside the Tensleep (Wyoming) Preserve
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Poster: Conservation BiologyWard, Alex; Farenwald, Max; Wenzel, Aaron; Wolfe, Andrea D..Penstemon
Microsatellite
Conservation genetics
Rare Plants
habitat fragmentation
PCB009August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterPhylogenetic diversity assessment using GenBank data: a comparison among prairies at different latitudes
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Poster: Conservation BiologyKellar, Pamela Roxanne; Welch, Aaron.biodiversity
phylogeny
assessment
conservation
PCB010August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterDNA Barcoding Studies in the Medicinal Genus Scutellaria
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Poster: Conservation BiologyIrvin, Lani; Vaidya, Brajesh; Arun, Alok; Joshee, Nirmal.Scutellaria
DNA barcoding
adulteration
PCB011August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterSeedbed Environment and Microbiome Conflict in Seaside Alder (ALnus maritima, Betulaceae)
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Poster: Conservation BiologyEhardt, Cassie; Gibson, J Phil.Seed dormancy loss
microbiome
seed bank
Alnus
PCB012August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterAn investigation of a cryptic introduction of Water Chestnut (Trapa sp.) in the Potomac River Watershed, Virginia
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Poster: Conservation BiologyRybicki, Nancy; Striano, Elizabeth; Thum, Ryan.Trapa japonica
Trapa natans
Aquatic and Riparian
taxonomy
invasive species
morphology
PCB013August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterTakeover on the Tallgrass Prairie: How Lespedeza cuneata Establishes Dominance
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Poster: Conservation BiologyWalder, Morgan; Borowicz, Victoria A.; Armstrong, Joseph.naturalization hypothesis
invasive species
prairie community
exotic legume
PCB014August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterImplementing a DNA barcoding pipeline for the identification and prevention of invasive plant propagules entering ports
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Poster: Conservation BiologyWhitehurst, Lauren; Burgess, Kevin; Worthy, Samantha; Marisco, Travis; Lucardi, Rima.conservation
Invasive
DNA barcoding
invasive species
Propagule
PCB015August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterLate-Season Glyphosate Application of Honeysuckle Alters Understory Community Composition in Topeka Parks
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Poster: Conservation BiologyBontrager, Kristen; Emry, David Jason.invasive species
Lonicera maackii
Monday, August 1st, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Exhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session P: Contributed Posters: Ecology Section Posters
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PEC001August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterExperimental test of the theory of fluctuating resource availability as a driver for invasion establishment
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Poster: EcologyRodgers, Vikki L; Griffith, Alden B; Dukes, Jeffrey S.invasion biology
demography
soil resources
Persicaria lapathifolia
moisture
PEC002August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterAudrey III - EPA's Tier II Plant Exposure Estimation Tool
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Poster: EcologyCarleton, Jim; Donovan, Elizabeth; Garber, Kris; Farruggia, Frank Thomas; Jones, R. David; Kiernan, Brian; Odenkirchen, Ed; Peck, Chuck; Sankula, Sujatha; Young, Dirk.Pesticides
Ecotoxicology
Spray Drift
Plant Commmunties
Wetlands
Exposure Model
PEC003August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterSeed dispersal for the unusual inflated berries of Burmeistera (Campanulaceae)
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Poster: EcologyGamba, Diana; Maguiña, Rossana; Calderón-Acevedo, Camilo Andrés; Torres, Karina; Muchhala, Nathan C..Andes
Burmeistera borjensis
Burmeistera glabrata
cloud forest
dispersal mechanisms
Ecuador
inflated berries
limited dispersal
Wildsumaco
Yanayacu
PEC004August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterSystems Modeling as a Process-Based Planning Tool for Managing Plant Species in Situ
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Poster: EcologyTuominen, L.K..ecosystem simulation
Anthropocene
Institutionalized Model Making
ecological management
species-centered modeling
ecological synthesis
PEC005August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterCharacteristics of natural habitats, annual growth and variation of taxonomic characters in wild Prunus yedoensis on Jeju Island, Korea
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Poster: EcologySong, Gwanpil; Seo, yeon Ok; Jung, Sung-Cheol; Cheong, Eunju; Kim, Chan-Soo.wild P. yedoensis
natural habitats
annual growth
variation
morphological characters
biggest tree
climate change
PEC006August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterThe Chemical Ecology of the Missouri Native Glade Species Manfreda virginica and its Moth Pollinators
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Poster: EcologyRork, Adam; Jogesh, Tania; Skogen, Krissa; Kyra, Krakos.Chemical Ecology
pollination ecology
Lepidoptera
Asparagaceae
Floral Organic Volatiles
PEC007August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterHerbivory preferences among ecotypes of big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii)
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Poster: EcologyPittenger, Madison; Caudle, Keri; Baer, Sara; Johnson, Loretta; Maricle, Brian.population
herbivore
ecotype
big bluestem
PEC008August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterCompetitive ability of Chamaecrista fasciculata from sand vs. tallgrass prairies
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Poster: EcologyPhilips, Robert W; Byers, Diane L.prairies
competition
local adaptation
ecotypes
PEC009August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterIdentification of fire tolerance thresholds in seeds of the Western Australian endemic bush tomato, Solanum beaugleholei (Solanaceae)
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Poster: EcologyGaranich, Meghan; Cantley, Jason; Gavala, Lacey; Jordon-Thaden, Ingrid; Martine, Chris.seed ecology
fire
germination
giberellic acid
dormancy
smoke
Undergraduate Students
Solanum
PEC010August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterAn account of Lonicera japonica, being aided by an invasive shrub while inhibiting a native herb, leading to its successful invasion
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Poster: EcologyMatthews, Elizabeth; Grillo, Marisa; Morrison, Janet.Lonicera
japonica
plant invasion
forest ecology
Rosa multiflora
Aster 
growth pattern
PEC011August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterDirect and indirect effects of the hemiparasite Pedicularis canadensis on invasions of a prairie community by Lespedeza cuneata
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Poster: EcologyJuliano, Steven A.; Borowicz, Victoria A.; Yannarell, Anthony C..hemiparasite
invasive species
community ecology
indirect effects
plant-soil
diversity
PEC012August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterImpact of Gas Flaring on leaf Anatomy of Carica papaya, Musa paradisiaca and Talinum Triangulare: A comparative Study
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Poster: EcologyOmoregie, Gloria; Idu, Macdonald; Adebayo, Adedoyin.Gas flaring
carica papaya
Musa paradisiaca
Talinum triangulare
PEC013August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterDetermining sandhill plant assemblages and endemism based on plant diversity and distributions
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Poster: EcologyLong, James; Schenk, John J..Sandhill
endemic
Distribution
ecology
Coastal Plains
Georgia
Community assembly
PEC014August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterInvasive Aquatic Weeds: Implications for Mosquito and Vector Management Activities
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Poster: EcologyBlair, Charles E.Mosquitoes
invasive plants
Vector Control
PEC015August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterSaltwater tolerance thresholds in the halophytic species Chenopodium oahuense (Amaranthaceae) including a new segregate taxon from the Island of Moloka‘i in the Hawaiian Islands
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Poster: EcologyLuftman, Nathan; Cantley, Jason; Martine, Chris.undergraduate research
Halophytic
new taxon
Chenopodium
Hawaii
biodiversity
Amaranthaceae
PEC016August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterUsing ecological niche models to inform delimitation of cryptic species in Hawaiian Coprosma foliosa Complex (Rubiaceae)
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Poster: EcologyDiaz, Nicolas; Cantley, Jason; Walsh, Seana; Martine, Chris.Coprosma
Coprosma foliosa Complex 
Rubiaceae
Moloka‘i
Kaua‘i
Hawaiian Islands
pilo
undergraduate research
Niche modeling
PEC017August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterVolatile emissions of leaves and flowers of the carnivorous pitcher plant Sarracenia leucophylla
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Poster: EcologyRowe, Pamela S.; Kessler, Andre; Malmberg, Russell; Robert, Raguso; Stephens, Jessica.Insectivorous
pollinator-prey conflict
plant-pollinator interactions
insect prey
Floral Organic Volatiles
PEC018August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterA successful Solanum spp. (Solanaceae) greenhouse growth model using integrated pest management
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Poster: EcologyHayes, Daniel; Cantley, Jason; Jordon-Thaden, Ingrid; Martine, Chris.
PEC019August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterSeed set variation in wild Clarkia populations: Teasing apart the effects of seasonal resource depletion, pollen quality, and pollen quantity
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Poster: EcologyHove, Alisa A; Mazer, Susan J; Ivey, Christopher T.resource limitation
self-fertilization
pollen limitation
PEC020August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterSeed germination requirements of four fire-recruiter chaparral shrubs
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Poster: EcologyMcClain, Katherine; Fung, Vivian; Drenovsky, Rebecca E.
PEC021August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterCan ecological niche models be used to differentiate taxa? A test case using the wild hyacinth (Camassia spp.) in the eastern United States
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Poster: EcologyMerritt, Benjamin; Yadav, Sunita; Culley, Theresa; Witsell, Theo; Kephart, Susan.GIS
MaxEnt
ecological niche modeling
ensembles of small models (ESM)
PEC022August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterGeographic parthenogenesis: what do allopolyploids get from their parents?
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Poster: EcologyYan, Xue Qi; Dickinson, Tim.Crataegus
Maleae
Rosaceae
hybridization
gametophytic apomixis
PEC023August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterEffects of UV radiation and shading on anthocyanin accumulation and flower production in the shore campion
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Poster: EcologyDel Valle, Jose Carlos; Buide, M. Luisa; Whittall, Justen Bryant; Narbona, Eduardo.UV radiation
Shade
anthocyanins
flavonoids
Silene littorea
Caryophyllaceae
Flower production
Fruit production
PEC024August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterPlant functionality across an environmental gradient
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Poster: EcologyPrice, Taylor; Zinnert, Julie.Coastal Plants
Community composition
Abiotic
Biotic 
edaphic factor
barrier island
PEC025August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterJuvenile trees in suburban forests: insights from structural equation modeling
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Poster: EcologyEckert, Scott; Morrison, Janet.suburban forest ecology
Invasive
deer
Structural Equation Model
Trees
PEC026August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Canceled
Using open top chambers to test winter conditions in redcedar woodlands of middle Tennessee
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Poster: EcologyLimbird, Eric; Walck, Jeffrey; Phillips, Nathan; Hidayati, Siti.
PEC027August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterAbiotic predictors of breeding system variation in Triodanis perfoliata across a large geographic distribution
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Poster: EcologyAnsaldi, Beth; Franks, Steven; Weber, Jennifer.breeding system
cleistogamy
intraspecific variation
PEC028August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterPhenotypic variation of the dominant prairie grass Andropogon gerardii and its predicted response to climate change across Midwest grasslands
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Poster: EcologyJohnson, Loretta; Alsdurf, Jacob; Bello, Nora; Smith, Adam; Knapp, Mary.
PEC029August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterReproductive biology and Population Genetics of Vaccinium (Ericaceae) in the Dominican Republic: preliminary results
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Poster: EcologyRodriguez-Pena, Rosa A.; Bastardo, Ruth; Manzueta, Katherin; Fernández, Josue; Kron, Kathleen A.Vaccinium
Ericaceae
pollination ecology
population genetics
Dominican Republic
Caribbean
PEC030August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterTesting Darwin’s Naturalization Hypothesis: Phylogenetic Relatedness Among Native and Non-Native Plant Species
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Poster: EcologyWeaver, William; Persinger, Jessica; Nathaniel, Pinson; Ng, Julienne; Laport, Robert.phylogenetics
Community assembly
phylogenetic community structure
PEC031August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterVegetational change during succession over 83 years as an old field reverts to a temperate deciduous forest in the Cincinnati Metropolitan area
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Poster: EcologyTunison, Robert; Culley, Theresa; Becus, Marjie.succession
vegetational change
urbanization
invasive species
PEC032August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterNickel concentrations of the high-Ni insect Melanotrichus boydi, a specialist on the Ni hyperaccumulator plant Streptanthus polygaloides (Brassicaceae)
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Poster: EcologyChoi, Jiyeong; Mincey, Katherine; Boyd, Robert Steven.hyperaccumulation
Serpentine
Streptanthus polygaloides
Melanotrichus boydi
PEC033August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterJapanese stiltgrass and garlic mustard:forest invasion and priority effects
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Poster: EcologyWells, Jennifer; Morrison, Janet.suburban forest ecology
invasive species
priority effects
PEC034August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterCorrelation between dwarf mistletoe infection and monoterpene concentrations in Pinus Ponderosa
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Poster: EcologyMadden, Julie; Keefover-Ring, Ken; Duran, Kristy.Dwarf mistletoe
Ponderosa pine
Pinus ponderosa
Monoterpenes
defense
bark beetles
PEC035August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterArboretum trees minimally mitigate emissions by gas and electric utilities in an urban campus
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Poster: EcologyToski, Daniel; Kilgore, Jason Scott.Carbon sequestration 
carbon emissions
campus arboretum
allometric equations
urban trees
PEC036August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterInvestigating a Heliconia (Heliconiaceae) plant-pollinator relationship using climatic niches
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Poster: EcologyNg, Molly; Specht, Chelsea; Smith, Selena.Heliconiaceae
Heliconia
climatic niche
pollinator
Hummingbird
PEC037August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterUsing niche modeling to analyze differences in life history traits in populations of Mimulus guttatus at high and low elevations
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Poster: EcologyBalkam, Natalie; Koelling, Vanessa.Evolutionary
ecology
life history
ecological niche modeling
PEC038August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterDormancy Induction in Astragalus holmgreniorum (Fabaceae) Seedlings
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Poster: EcologyRominger, Kody.endangered species
Mojave Desert
astragalus
dormancy
PEC039August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterA comparison of morphology and breeding system of Camassia scilloides between different habitats
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Poster: EcologyHaas, Alexis Suzette.
PEC040August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterFinding a sense of self: The evolution from outbreeding to selfing in morning glories
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Poster: EcologyDiMaria, Stephen.evolution
ecology
Monday, August 1st, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Exhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session P: Contributed Posters: Macroevolution Posters
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PME001August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterUnraveling the role of apomixis and polyploidization in the diversification of Neotropical Zygopetalum orchids
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Poster: MacroevolutionKoehler, Samantha; Gomes, Shaiany; Campacci, Thiago; Costa, Gleicyanne; Moura, Yohans; Mayer, Juliana; Viccini, Lyderson.polyploid diversification
asexual reproduction
Orchidaceae
rocky outcrops
DNA content

Tuesday, August 2nd

Tuesday, August 2nd, 8:00 am to 9:45 am · 104/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session 15: Contributed Papers: Ecology Section: Forest Ecology
Presiding: Cynthia D. Huebner, Northern Research Station
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15001August 2nd 8:00 am104/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterComparison of Vegetation Composition in Response to Disturbance versus Local and Regional Physiography
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Oral PaperHuebner, Cynthia D.; McGill, David; Miller, Gary.
15002August 2nd 8:15 am104/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterUnderstory plant community response to edge type and Lonicera Mackii removal in an isolated urban woodlot
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Oral PaperGilland, Keith E.; Chapman, Julia I.; Dickey, Mallory.restoration
diversity
invasive species
15003August 2nd 8:30 am104/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterEcology of Vitis riparia in a northeast Ohio forest: age-size distribution and recruitment
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Oral PaperLaushman, Roger H; Burg, Anika; Loke, Elena; Takagi, Yuta.Vitis riparia
age-size structure
Recruitment
succession
forest ecology
15004August 2nd 8:45 am104/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterTree Functional and Phylogenetic Diversity Across Topographic Gradients in an Old-growth Appalachian Forest
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Oral PaperChapman, Julia; McEwan, Ryan.functional diversity
phylogenetic diversity
old-growth
topography
diversity
15005August 2nd 9:00 am104/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterTree-Ring dating of a Louisiana antebellum plantation house
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Oral PaperDevall, Emerita, Margaret S..dendrochronology
dendroarchaeology
tree-ring dating
baldcypress
Taxodium distichum
15006August 2nd 9:15 am104/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterDriving changes: Exploring the influence of emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) on the diversity of forest ground flora
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Oral PaperKilgore, Jason Scott; Dolan, Benjamin James.ash
EAB
diversity
EREN
15007August 2nd 9:30 am104/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterChanging Light Conditions in Pine Rockland Habitats Affect the Outcome of Ant-Plant Interactions
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Oral PaperJones, Ian Matthew; Koptur, Suzanne; Gallegos, Hilma R; Tardanico, Joseph P; Trainer, Patricia A.plant-insect interactions
Extrafloral nectar
Senna mexicana var. chapmanii
Tuesday, August 2nd, 8:15 am to 9:45 am · 103/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session 22: Contributed Papers: Ecology Section: Invasive Species
Presiding: Eric C Morgan, Farmingdale State College
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22001August 2nd 8:15 am103/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterIndirect impacts of a non-native orchid, Epipactis helleborine (L.) Crantz, upon the native orchid flora of Long Island, New York
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Oral PaperMorgan, Eric C.Orchidaceae
invasive species
epipactis
weevils
22002August 2nd 8:30 am103/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterColonization ability of invasive Ludwigia congeners across resource gradients: diploid outperforms polyploid
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Oral PaperGrewell, Brenda J.; Drenovsky, Rebecca; Skaer Thomason, Meghan J.; Futrell, Caryn J.; Iannucci, Maria.aquatic plants
functional trait
invasion biology
invasive plants
Ludwigia
polyploidy
22003August 2nd 8:45 am103/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterInvasive Aquatic and Riparian Weeds and Mosquitoes; Challenges, Successes, and Importance of On-going Studie
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Oral PaperBlair, Charles E.Vector Control
invasive plants
Aquatic and Riparian
Mosquitoes
22004August 2nd 9:00 am103/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterA Survey of Queen Anne's Lace on Nantucket and an Assessment of its Effect on Native Pollination
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Oral PaperRamsey, Adam Joseph; Mandel, Jennifer R.Aster
Invasive
Non-native
Pollen
Sericocarpus
carrot
22005August 2nd 9:15 am103/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterMetapopulation and source-sink dynamics of the invasive Alliaria petiolata
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Oral PaperHancock, Laura; Wheeler, Julia; Stinson, Kristina.Alliaria petiolata
Metapopulation dynamics
Source-sink dynamics
Long-term metapopulation changes
22006August 2nd 9:30 am103/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterImpact of the exotic invasive legume Lespedeza cuneata on demography of Pedicularis canadensis, a native parasitic plant
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Oral PaperBorowicz, Victoria A..hemiparasite
invasive species
population
demography
Tuesday, August 2nd, 10:15 am to 12:00 pm · 104/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session 25: Contributed Papers: Ecology Section: Seed Ecophysiology
Presiding: Alan Harvey, Georgia Southern University
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25001August 2nd 10:15 am104/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterEcological role of post-floral nectaries in Richardia scabra (Rubiaceae)
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Oral PaperHarvey, Alan; Dorfzaun, Alexandra; Corbin, Bradley.mutualism
Post-floral nectaries
RIchardia scabra
25002August 2nd 10:30 am104/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterBryophytes on the Wing: First Evidence of Widespread Bryophyte Spore Vectoring on Bird Surfaces
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Oral PaperChmielewski, Matthew; Eppley, Sarah.dispersal mechanisms
community ecology
Bryophyte
25003August 2nd 10:45 am104/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterRole of local adaptation to abiotic factors during seed germination stage in the maintenance of flower color polymorphism in Leavenworthia stylosa
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Oral PaperFernando, Thilina; Herlihy, Chris; Walck, Jeffrey.local adaptation
seed germination
stress tolerance
Flower color polymorphism
Seed dormancy loss
25004August 2nd 11:00 am104/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterUse of Mycorrhizal Fungi in Commercial Medium when Germinating Cypripedium acaule (Orchidaceae)
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Oral PaperKlimczak, Korena; Schafran, Peter; Jones, Marcus.Commercial media
Cypripedium acaule
In vitro germination
mutualism
Mycorrhizal Fungi
Orchidaceae
25005August 2nd 11:15 am104/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterTrials and tribulations of waking a seed from its dormancy slumber
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Oral PaperKoontz, Stephanie M.; Weekley, Carl W.; Menges, Eric S..dormancy
seed ecology
endemic/rare
germination
25006August 2nd 11:30 am104/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterConstrained Evolution of Perenniality: Pleiotropic Effects of PEP1 on Seed Traits in Arabis alpina
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Oral PaperHughes, William.perenniality
life history strategy
ecology
seed dormancy
Tuesday, August 2nd, 1:30 pm to 3:15 pm · 104/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session 26: Contributed Papers: Conservation Biology I
Presiding: Claudia Jolls, EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
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26001August 2nd 1:30 pm104/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterOn the front lines of discovering change: Biodiversity specimen collectors as the Anthropocene’s outlier detectors
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Oral PaperPearson, Katelin D; Ellis, Shari; Ellwood, Elizabeth; Nelson, Gil; Paul, Deborah; Riccardi, Greg; Mast, Austin.biodiversity
collections
herbarium
Collections Management
outliers
change
26002August 2nd 1:45 pm104/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterExtending the impact of digitization and biodiversity networks
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Oral PaperBarkworth, Mary E; Wilkinson-Lamb, Sara; Dyreson, Curtis; Cobb, Neil.biodiversity informatics
Symbiota
international collaboration
inmates
26003August 2nd 2:00 pm104/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterA Flora of Tejon Ranch, California
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Oral PaperJensen, Nicholas.Floristics
California
Tehachapi Mountains
Rare Plants
26004August 2nd 2:15 pm104/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterGenetic structure and gene flow among Cirsium hillii (Hill’s thistle; Asteraceae) populations from Drummond Island, Michigan
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Oral PaperVan Zant, Jeffrey; Talcott, Anna; Cooper, Ranessa.Cirsium hillii
Asteraceae
Conservation genetics
genetic structure
gene flow
Drummond Island
26005August 2nd 2:30 pm104/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterUnderstanding genetic diversity, clonality, and demography to inform restoration of a vulnerable Great Lakes endemic thistle, Cirsium hillii (Asteraceae)
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Oral PaperWhite, Abbey; Kramer, Andrea; Fant, Jeremie.clonality
asexual reproduction
Cirsium hillii
population genetics
Microsatellite
gravel/sandy prairies
26006August 2nd 2:45 pm104/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterDiversity and Rarity in the Pennsylvanian Wetland Flora
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Oral PaperHartley, Nathan; Hardy, Christopher.wetland fidelity
monocots
26007August 2nd 3:00 pm104/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterAntagonistic and mutualistic networks of the rare Great Lakes shoreline endemic, Pitcher’s thistle
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Oral PaperJolls, Claudia; INKSTER, JACLYN; Fegley, Erin; Havens, Kayri; Vitt, Pati; Scholtens, Brian.seed predation
pollinator networks
non-target impacts
biological control
Tuesday, August 2nd, 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm · Chatham Ballroom - B/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session SY07: Symposium: Understanding plant defense strategies: Interplay between traditional botanical tools and modern analytical approaches
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August 2nd 1:30 pmChatham Ballroom - B/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterIntroduction
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SY07002August 2nd 1:45 pmChatham Ballroom - B/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterEffects of inbreeding and herbivore damage on gene expression in Solanum carolinense
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Symposium PresentationMena-Ali, Jorge; Kariyat, Rupesh; Mescher, Mark; DeMoraes, Consuelo; Stephenson, Andrew G.Inbreeding
plant-insect interactions
differential expression
Herbivory
Gene regulation
induced defenses
SY07003August 2nd 2:15 pmChatham Ballroom - B/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterBiochemical characterization and ecological effects of flower color polymorphism in Solanum eleaegnifolium
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Symposium PresentationKariyat, Rupesh R.Solanum
anthocyanin
growth
defense
SY07004August 2nd 2:45 pmChatham Ballroom - B/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterOmics approaches to understand plant defense against insects
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Symposium PresentationLouis, Joe.herbivore
plant-insect interactions
maize
defense
August 2nd 3:15 pmChatham Ballroom - B/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterBreak
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SY07006August 2nd 3:45 pmChatham Ballroom - B/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterWhat a next-generation phylogeny tells us about Australia’s bush tomatoes (Solanum)
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Symposium PresentationMartine, Chris; Cantley, Jason; Jordon-Thaden, Ingrid; Hayes, Daniel; Roche, Morgan; Tank, David C..Solanaceae
Solanum
breeding system
dioecy
andromonoecy
undergraduate research
MarkerMiner
Seed dispersal
Biogeography
introns
SY07007August 2nd 4:15 pmChatham Ballroom - B/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterLocal adaptation in the interaction between Trichobaris soror and Datura stramonium
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Symposium PresentationMiranda-Perez, Adan; De-la-Mora, Marisol; Nunez-Farfan, Juan.local adaptation
Datura stramonium
Trichobaris soror
defense
SY07008August 2nd 4:45 pmChatham Ballroom - B/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterGeographic variation in herbivore selection and the diversification of floral scent in evening primroses (Onagraceae)
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Symposium PresentationJogesh, Tania; Robert, Raguso; Overson, Rick; Fant, Jeremie; Skogen, Krissa.Herbivory
pollination
floral volatiles
onagraceae
August 2nd 5:15 pmChatham Ballroom - B/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterDiscussion
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Tuesday, August 2nd, 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm · Chatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session SY08: Symposium: Studying plant pollinator interactions in changing environments: approaches, lessons and future directions
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August 2nd 1:30 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterIntroduction
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SY08002August 2nd 1:45 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterStudying plant pollinator interactions in changing environments: approaches, lessons and future directions, a formal review
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Symposium PresentationByers, Diane L; Chang, Shumei.plant-pollinator interactions
climate change
habitat fragmentation
invasive plants
environmental change
Review
methods
SY08003August 2nd 2:15 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterHistorical pollen data as a comparative tool in climate change studies
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Symposium PresentationDeMariano, Audra J.; Miller-Struttmann, Nicole; Hoch, Peter C.; Krakos, Kyra N..Pollen load and diversity
museum specimens
phenology changes
SY08004August 2nd 2:45 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterUsing experiments and historical data to study temporal and spatial shifts in plant-pollinator communities under climate change
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Symposium PresentationRafferty, Nicole.pollination
phenology
Plant-climate interactions
August 2nd 3:15 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterBreak
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SY08006August 2nd 3:45 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterClimate change can alter floral scent and pollinator attraction
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Symposium PresentationBurkle, Laura; Runyon, Justin; Glenny, William.plant-insect interactions
pollination
drought
Herbivory
floral volatiles
climate change
elevated CO2
SY08007August 2nd 4:15 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterApplying pollen DNA metabarcoding to the study of plant pollinator interactions
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Symposium PresentationBell, Karen Leanne; Brosi, Berry J.; Burgess, Kevin.pollination
DNA metabarcoding
metagenomics
Pollen
Palynology
High-Throughput Sequencing
Next generation sequencing
SY08008August 2nd 4:45 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterTracking Plant Phenology and its Importance for Plant-Pollinator Interactions
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Symposium PresentationHavens, Kayri; Vitt, Pati.phenology
plant-insect interactions
citizen science
August 2nd 5:15 pmChatham Ballroom - C/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterDiscussion
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Tuesday, August 2nd, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm · 105/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session M28: Meeting: Ecology Section Business Meeting
Presiding: Eric C Morgan, Farmingdale State College
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August 2nd 5:00 pm105/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterEcology Section Business Meeting
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Wednesday, August 3rd

Wednesday, August 3rd, 1:45 pm to 4:30 pm · 204/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session 48: Contributed Papers: Conservation Biology II
Presiding: Jennifer Ramp Neale, Denver Botanic Gardens
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48001August 3rd 1:45 pm204/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterReproductive Status of the Shoals Spider Lily, Hymenocallis coronaria (Le Conte) Kunth (Liliaceae) in the Savannah River Basin, Augusta, GA, USA
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Oral PaperWear, Donna; Gordon, Judith.Spider Lily
Hymenocallis coronaria
48002August 3rd 2:00 pm204/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterCritical biological knowledge for conservation of Cooley’s meadowrue, a rare perennial of pocosin-savanna ecotones
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Oral PaperJolls, Claudia; Fortner, A. Renee; Goodwillie, Carol; Dietrick, Erika M..seed germination
endangered plant species
AFLP
48003August 3rd 2:15 pm204/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterSea Level Rise versus Host Plant Habitat Enhancement for Heraclides aristodemus ponceanus, a Climate Change Paradox?
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Oral PaperClayborn, Jaeson; Koptur, Suzanne; Whelan, Kevin.seasonally dry tropical forest
Forest restoration
sea level rise
univoltine butterfly
48004August 3rd 2:30 pm204/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterConservation genetic assessment of the federally protected Dudley Bluffs mustards (Physaria congesta,and Physaria obcordata) with implications for oil and gas development in the Piceance Basin of Colorado, USA
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Oral PaperNeale, Jennifer Ramp; Schwabe, Anna L..Conservation genetics
endangered species
Brassicaceae
microsatellites
48005August 3rd 2:45 pm204/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterAnalysis of reproductive biology and shade tolerance of the endangered plant Physaria globosa (Brassicaceae)
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Oral PaperThacker, James Heath; Krosnick, Shawn Elizabeth.Autogamy
heterogamy
effective pollinators
shade tolerance
endangered species
48006August 3rd 3:00 pm204/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterAsexual Reproduction and the Persistence of Threatened Plant Populations
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Oral PaperAshley, Mary V..asexual reproduction
cloning
conservation
Genetic diversity
Asclepias lanuginosa
Quercus hinckleyi
Solanum
August 3rd 3:15 pm204/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterBreak
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48008August 3rd 3:45 pm204/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterImplications of pollen limitation for the persistence of a threatened dioecious endemic plant of Northwest Florida
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Oral PaperRamirez-Bullon, Natali; Negron-Ortiz, Vivian; Winn, Alice A..demography
conservation
stage structured model
48009August 3rd 4:00 pm204/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterEthno natural science of restorative plants
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Oral PaperBatool, Ghania.Therapeutic Plants
Ethno Herbal 
Herbal Doctor
48010August 3rd 4:15 pm204/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterThe #OhiaLove Crowdfunding Campaign: Developing global participation in local conservation
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Oral PaperChau, Marian M..conservation
crowdfunding
awareness
Broadening Participation
seed banking

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