You are here: Home
/ Publication Information
Title: Demographic constraints in three populations of Lobelia boykinii, a rare wetland endemic
Author: Royo, Alejandro A.; Bates, Ramona M.; Lacey, Elizabeth P.
Source: Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society. 135(2): 189-199.
Publication Series: Journal/Magazine Article (JRNL)
Knowledge about the factors restricting reproduction in many rare wetland plant species is limited. One such species is Lobelia boykinii. We conducted a study of L. boykinii to determine which factors most influence its reproductive success. We examined the species’ breeding system, population dynamics, degree of pollen limitation, importance of sexual versus asexual reproduction, and the role of fungal and herbivore damage on fruit production in three Carolina bay populations in North Carolina.
Keywords: breeding system, Carolina bays, demography, endemic, flowering phenology, fungal infection, Lobelia boykinii, pollen limitation, rare plant
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
- This publication may be available in hard copy. Check the Northern Research Station web site to request a printed copy of this publication.
- Our on-line publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat. During the capture process some typographical errors may occur. Please contact Sharon Hobrla, firstname.lastname@example.org if you notice any errors which make this publication unusable.
XML: View XML
Royo, Alejandro A.; Bates, Ramona M.; Lacey, Elizabeth P. 2008. Demographic constraints in three populations of Lobelia boykinii, a rare wetland endemic
Get the latest version of the Adobe Acrobat reader or Acrobat Reader for Windows with Search and Accessibility