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Sunday, July 24th

Sunday, July 24th
8:00 am to 12:00 pm · Kahtnu 2/Dena'ina Center
Session W02: Workshop: New strategies using iNaturalist observation data
Presiding: Jill Spear, National Geographic Society
W02001July 24th 8:00 amNew strategies using iNaturalist observation dataConference WideWorkshopSpear, Jill; Buma, Brian; Fawcett, Susan; Rebman, Jon.
Sunday, July 24th
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm · Kahtnu 2/Dena'ina Center
Session W19: Workshop: Herbariomics-based biodiversity research: from specimen to phylogeny
Presiding: Liming Cai, University of Texas, Austin
W19001July 24th 1:00 pmHerbariomics-based biodiversity research: from specimen to phylogenyConference WideWorkshopCai, Liming; Davis, Charles.

Monday, July 25th

Monday, July 25th
8:00 am to 9:45 am · Kahtnu 2/Dena'ina Center
Session EC01: Contributed Papers: Ecology 1: Conservation and Restoration
Presiding: Allison Miller, Saint Louis Univ./Danforth Plant Science Center; Emma Fryer, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
EC01001July 25th 8:00 amThe Role of Invasive Species and Soil Chemistry in the Community Assembly of the Vertic Clay Endemic Annual Plant Communities of the San Joaquin DesertEcologyPaperFryer, Emma; Rajakaruna, Nishanta; O'Dell, Ryan.community assembly
invasive species
vertic clay
desert annuals
EC01002July 25th 8:15 amInvestigating the relationship between biological soil crusts and crusts and a federally threatened plant (Hooveria purpurea var. purpurea) found on California's Central CoastEcologyPaperBales, Nora; Pressler, Yamina.biocrust
plant-soil interactions
EC01003July 25th 8:30 amNew Roots for Restoration Biology Integration Institute: integrating plant traits, communities, and the soil ecosphere to advance restoration of natural and agricultural systemsEcologyPaperMiller, Allison.restoration
plant traits
EC01004July 25th 8:45 amAssessing Rapid Evolutionary Response to Fire Through a Resurrection StudyEcologyPaperShriver, Laura; Leger, Elizabeth.fire
Rapid Evolution
Great Basin
Ressurection study
invasive species
EC01005July 25th 9:00 amEvaluating trait-based generalizability of plant ecological conservatism to universally enable floristic quality assessmentsEcologyPaperBried, Jason; Crisfield, Varina; Ficken, Cari; Allen, Brandon; Jog, Suneeti.plant traits
ecological sensitivity
EC01006July 25th 9:15 amResearch priorities towards conservation, restoration and reforestation using a supra keystone genus, FicusEcologyPaperManage Goodale, Uromi.Ficus
Early regeneration
species conservation
EC01007July 25th 9:30 amNonperiodic grassland restoration management can promote native woody shrub encroachmentEcologyPaperLuong, Justin.restoration
international drought experiment
plant traits
woody invasion
Monday, July 25th
10:15 am to 12:00 pm · Kahtnu 2/Dena'ina Center
Session EC02: Contributed Papers: Ecology 2: Conservation and Restoration
Presiding: Jenn Yost, Cal Poly; Natalie Love,
EC02001July 25th 10:15 amTitle: Land management in an increasingly complex world: The interaction of fire and herbicide use in natural areasEcologyPaperAlba, Christina; DePrenger-Levin, Michelle.wildfire
community assembly
EC02002July 25th 10:30 amStudying reforestation through the approach of adaptive managementEcologyPaperSiminitus, Elizabeth.reforestation
EC02003July 25th 10:45 amHabitat and life history divergence between sympatric populations of the Seep Monkeyflower complex (Erythranthe guttata)EcologyPaperZell, Anne; Grossenbacher, Dena.life history
plant traits
reproductive biology
EC02004July 25th 11:00 amSaving the rare northern island mallow on Anacapa IslandEcologyPaperCalloway, Stephanie; Guilliams, C. Matt; Ritter, Matt; Hasenstab-Lehman, Kristen; Yost, Jenn.conservation
rare plants
Island Ecology
Peromyscus maniculatus subsp. anacapae
Seed Predation
Endemic Species
EC02005July 25th 11:15 amUnderstanding the factors influencing reduced seed production of a spiny and struggling cactusEcologyPaperRamadoss, Niveditha; Orduño-Baez, Amy Karina; Portillo, Carlos; Steele, Scarlet; Rebman, Jon; Flores-Renteria, Lluvia.Cylindropuntia 
seed set
sexual dimorphism 
Monday, July 25th
1:30 pm to 3:15 pm · Kahtnu 2/Dena'ina Center
Session EC03: Contributed Papers: Ecology 3: Community composition/assemblies
Presiding: Caity Sims, ; Taliesin Kinser, University Of Florida; Cynthia Huebner, Pennsylvania State University
EC03001July 25th 1:30 pmThe role of fire and ecological gradients on the phylogeneticcomposition of Coastal Plain pine savannasEcologyPaperKinser, Taliesin; Fill, Jennifer; Crandall, Raelene; Soltis, Douglas.Community Phylogenetics
longleaf pine savannah
Phylogenetic beta-diversity
EC03002July 25th 1:45 pmPlant community patterns and a flora of six Lower Mississippi River islandsEcologyPaperMcCartha, Grace; Sims, Caity; Kosnik, Brendan; Mathew, Jones; Abbott, J. Richard; Benton, Ben; Mangan, Scott; Marsico, Travis D..flooding
Mississippi River
Community composition
EC03003July 25th 2:00 pmBryophyte communities change over a 12-year period along an elevational gradient in the Great Smoky Mountains National ParkEcologyPaperShershen, Eric; Stehn, Sarah; Budke, Jessica.Bryophyte
plant ecology
EC03004July 25th 2:15 pmLong-term changes to oak-hickory forest composition: Revisiting McCarthy and Wistendahl 38 years laterEcologyPaperRudolph, Aaron; McCarthy, Brian; Snell, Rebecca.Forest structure
Community composition
Diversity loss
EC03005July 25th 2:30 pmForest plants amid overlapping landscape mosaics: land-use history and soils together shape native shrub communities in second-growth forestsEcologyPaperHolmes, Marion; Whitacre, James; Bennion, Leland; Poteet, Jessica; Kuebbing, Sara.land-use history
hamammelis virginiana
lindera benzoin
vaccinium pallidum
disturbance ecology
community assembly
EC03006July 25th 2:45 pmUsing floral trait-based pollination networks to understand community assembly in tropical laterite grasslandsEcologyPaperKaur, Sukhraj; Shrotri, Saket; Gowda, Vinita.visitation network
community ecology
Floral traits
community assembly
tropical grassland
mass flowering
Monday, July 25th
3:45 pm to 5:30 pm · Kahtnu 2/Dena'ina Center
Session EC04: Contributed Papers: Ecology 4: Plant Response to the Environment
Presiding: Camille Kilayko Sicangco, University of Florida; Theresa Culley, University Of Cincinnati
EC04001July 25th 3:45 pmActive space garnering by leaves of a rosette plantEcologyPaperSicangco, Camille Kilayko; Bavdekar, Salil; Subhash, Ghatu; Putz, Francis E..biomechanics
form and function
growth form
plant-plant interactions
pine savanna
EC04002July 25th 4:00 pmDifferential Effects of Greenhouse Glazing on Germination, Growth, and Reproduction of Sunflower Cultivars (Helianthus annuus)EcologyPaperCulley, Theresa; Bartlett, Sarah; Winter, Madison.Plant Growth
July 25th 4:15 pmBreakEcology
EC04004July 25th 4:30 pmAridity drives diversity of nitrogen fixing plants in North AmericaEcologyPaperDoby, Joshua; Li, Daijiang; Folk, Ryan; Siniscalchi, Carolina; Guralnick, Robert.aridity
abiotic drivers
non-native species
nitrogen-fixing plants
phylogenetic diversity
temperate region
EC04005July 25th 4:45 pmCOMPARATIVE MORPHOLOGY AND MICROMORPHOLOGY OF Hypoestes rosea Linn. AND Asystasia gangetica Sol.ex.R.Br. (ACANTHACEAE)EcologyPaperAjayi, Benjamin; Adebayo, Oluwafemi.Hypoestesrosea
EC04006July 25th 5:00 pmUnderstanding trade-offs in vegetative reproduction through bulbils in Globba L. (Zingiberaceae)EcologyPaperYadav, Ritu; Gowda, Vinita.Globba
asexual reproduction
EC04007July 25th 5:15 pmBotanical diversity of the elephant diet across Africa and Asia: review of current knowledge, potential future research directions, and habitat restoration needsEcologyPaperThambiliya Godage, Supun Lahiru Prakash; Jia, Yamin; Weerakoon, Devaka; P. Kudavidanage, Enoka; Campos-Arceiz, Ahimsa; Chau, Marian M.; Manage Goodale, Uromi.conservation
Elephant Diet
Elephant Frugivory
Habitat Restoration

Tuesday, July 26th

Tuesday, July 26th
8:00 am to 9:45 am · Kahtnu 2/Dena'ina Center
Session EC05: Contributed Papers: Ecology 5: Climate Change and Phenology
Presiding: Robert Guralnick, University Of Florida; Meredith Zettlemoyer, University of Georgia
EC05001July 26th 8:00 amAdvancing phenology is adaptive but insufficient to maintain reproductive success under warmer climatesEcologyPaperZettlemoyer, Meredith; Conner, Rebecca; Seaver, Micaela; Waddle, Ellen; DeMarche, Megan.adaptive plasticity
climate change
fitness landscape
individual variability
growing degree days
individual x environment interactions
phenological shifts
continuous environmental drivers
EC05002July 26th 8:15 amThree range limit hypotheses tested in climate-manipulated common gardenEcologyPaperLeventhal, Laura; Ruffley, Megan; Hateley, Shannon; Exposito Alonso, Moi.range limits
genetic swamping
mutation load
EC05003July 26th 8:30 amHerbarium specimens and citizen science data reveal shorter flowering duration over time in spring, but not fall, blooming plantsEcologyPaperGuralnick, Robert.phenology
Environmental change
Citizen Science
EC05004July 26th 8:45 amAlpine tundra community and population responses to environmental predictability and variabilityEcologyPaperReed, William J; Oldfather, Meagan; Emery, Nancy.
EC05005July 26th 9:00 amAdaptive plasticity of Quercus garryana seedlings under drought and warmingEcologyPaperShamek, Jess; Kautz, Stefanie; Ballhorn, Daniel.Phenotypic plasticity
climate change
adaptive traits
EC05006July 26th 9:15 amTree-wildflower phenological mismatch differs across continents in response to spring warmingEcologyPaperLee, Ben; Miller, Tara; Rosche, Christoph; Yong, Yang; Heberling, Mason; Kuebbing, Sara; Primack, Richard.phenological escape
leaf out
spatial autocorrelation
temperate forest
integrated nested laplace approximation (INLA)
climate change
Tuesday, July 26th
10:15 am to 12:00 pm · Kahtnu 2/Dena'ina Center
Session EC06: Contributed Papers: Ecology 6: Phenology
Presiding: Christopher Ivey, California State University, Chico; Yingying Xie, Purdue University; Jessamine Finch, Native Plant Trust
EC06001July 26th 10:15 amPhenological Change At High LatitudesEcologyPaperBonner, Colin.phenology
seasonal senescence
EC06002July 26th 10:30 amLatitudinal Variation in Reproductive Phenology Impacts Fitness of Common Milkweed ProvenancesEcologyPaperFinch, Jessamine; Valdes, Imeña; Havens, Kayri.phenology
seed sourcing
climate change
intraspecific variation
Local adaptation
monarch butterfly
EC06003July 26th 10:45 amInfluence of seasonal flooding on plant reproductive phenology on Buck Island Wildlife Management Area, a Lower Mississippi River islandEcologyPaperSims, Caity; McCartha, Grace; Kosnik, Brendan; Mathew, Jones; Benton, Ben; Mangan, Scott; Marsico, Travis D..phenology
EC06004July 26th 11:00 amLong-term collection records reveal phenological misalignment between Northern California plants and their pollinatorsEcologyPaperLampe, Laura; Ivey, Christopher; Donatello, Robin.Pollination
climate change
entomology collections
plant-pollinator interactions
phenological shifts
phenological mismatch
EC06005July 26th 11:15 amThe ecological implications of intra- and inter-species variation in phenological sensitivityEcologyPaperXie, Yingying; Thammavong, Hanna; Park, Daniel.ecoregion
phenological sensitivity
phenological mismatch
spring beauty miner bee
Virginia spring beauty
EC06006July 26th 11:30 amChanges in phenology and fitness-related traits induced by DNA demethylation and recurrent drought in the annual weed Erodium cicutarium (Geranieaceae)EcologyPaperAlonso, Conchita; Medrano, Mónica; Herrera, Carlos.DNA methylation
stress experiment
EC06007July 26th 11:45 amDemographic Consequences of Phenological TrackingEcologyPaperQuarles, Brandie; Donohue, Kathleen.Seed dormancy
Phenological tracking
Habitat selection
Tuesday, July 26th
1:30 pm to 3:15 pm · Kahtnu 2/Dena'ina Center
Session EC07: Contributed Papers: Ecology 7: Molecular Ecology
Presiding: Haley Branch, University Of British Columbia; Thomas Anneberg, University of Pittsburgh
EC07001July 26th 1:30 pmTransgenerational plasticity and maternal effects alter drought responses in scarlet monkeyflowerEcologyPaperBranch, Haley; Moxley, Dylan; Angert, Amy.Evolutionary biology
Abiotic stress
Phenotypic plasticity
EC07002July 26th 1:45 pmMultigenerational population experiments highlight the importance of nutrients, genotype, and future growth potential on polyploid-diploid competitive dynamicsEcologyPaperAnneberg, Thomas; O'Neill, Elizabeth M.; Ashman, Tia-Lynn; Turcotte, Martin.Araceae
nutrient limitation
Abiotic stress
EC07003July 26th 2:00 pmIs polyploidy associated with phenotypic and ecological generalization of flowers?EcologyPaperStreher, Nathália Susin; Mayrose, Itay; Ashman, Tia-Lynn.polyploidy
Floral traits
herbarium specimens
EC07004July 26th 2:15 pmUsing landscape genomics to delineate seed and breeding zones for lodgepole pineEcologyPaperYu, Yue.Local adaptation
landscape genomics
breeding zone
Gradient Forest
lodgepole pine
seed zone
EC07005July 26th 2:30 pmNeopolyploid and diploid duckweed fitness converge under heavy metal pollutionEcologyPaperBurr, Audrey A.; Anneberg, Thomas; Ashman, Tia-Lynn; Turcotte, Martin.polyploidy
whole genome duplication
Heavy Metal
EC07006July 26th 2:45 pmAlleviating effects of competition through genetic and epigenetic alteration of phenotypesEcologyPaperMorgan, Britany; Donohue, Kathleen; Lenaghan, Scott; Stewart, C. Neal.plant ecology
DNA methylation
Gene editing
Phenotypic plasticity
EC07007July 26th 3:00 pmFormation, Establishment, and Persistence of Autopolyploid PopulationsEcologyPaperGaynor, Michelle; Soltis, Douglas; Soltis, Pamela; Ponciano, Jose Miguel.polyploidy
matrix population model
whole genome duplication
Tuesday, July 26th
3:45 pm to 5:30 pm · Kahtnu 2/Dena'ina Center
Session EC08: Contributed Papers: Ecology 8: Plant Traits
Presiding: Daniel Laughlin, University Of Wyoming; Iris Cato Harritt, University of Alaska Fairbanks
EC08001July 26th 3:45 pmUncovering the hidden reaction norm: non-linearites in plastic responses to multiple stressorsEcologyPaperHiatt, Drew; Kendig, Amy; Flory, S. Luke.Phenotypic plasticity
Plant invasion
functional traits
EC08002July 26th 4:00 pmLinking functional traits to demographic fitness outcomesEcologyPaperAtkins, David; Laughlin, Daniel; Margaret, Moore.ecology
functional traits
population biology
EC08003July 26th 4:15 pmGeographic variation in phenotypic plasticity of Hoppner’s sedge, Carex subspathaceaEcologyPaperHarritt, Iris Cato; Takebayashi, Naoki; Wolf, Diana; Flint, Paul; Ruess, Roger.Carex
Phenotypic plasticity
Grazing Dynamics
climate change
EC08004July 26th 4:30 pmAdaptations to Agricultural Practices: Do trichomes contribute to herbicide resistance?EcologyPaperJohnson, Nia; Baucom, Regina.
EC08005July 26th 4:45 pmLeaf and root traits vary throughout plant developmemtEcologyPaperGarbowski, Magda; Brown, Cynthia; Johnston, Danielle.functional traits
EC08006July 26th 5:00 pmAccumulation methods for species, trait, and phylogenetic diversity in the Cape Floristic RegionEcologyPaperFrye, Henry.Biodiversity
trait diversity
Accumulation curves
South Africa
phylogenetic diversity

Wednesday, July 27th

Wednesday, July 27th
8:00 am to 9:45 am · Kahtnu 2/Dena'ina Center
Session HH1: Contributed Papers: Hybrids and Hybridization I
Presiding: Kasey Pham, University of Florida; Gracy Buckholtz, University of British Columbia
HH1001July 27th 8:00 amMapping the Mosaic Genomes of Naturally Occurring Eucalyptus HybridsHybrids and HybridizationPaperPham, Kasey; Jones, Rebecca; Gélinas-Marion, Ariane; Soltis, Douglas; Soltis, Pamela; Vaillancourt, René; Potts, Brad.introgression
genome resequencing
population genomics
HH1002July 27th 8:15 amThe Pan-genome Dynamics of Populus Hybrid Zones in Alaska and the Pacific NorthwestHybrids and HybridizationPaperWorthing, Baxter; Phannareth, Tommy; Holliday, Jason; Keller, Stephen.poplar
molecular ecology
HH1003July 27th 8:30 amMorphological and genetic analyses provide novel evidence for introgressive hybridization between two milkweed speciesHybrids and HybridizationPaperAndreev, Victor; Puzey, Joshua; Davies, Lizzy; Olson-Manning, Carrie; Kreutzmann, Sydney; Fishbein, Mark.Asclepias
gene flow
HH1004July 27th 8:45 amThe role of hybridization in the expansion of Sitka spruce onto Alaska’s Kenai peninsulaHybrids and HybridizationPaperWolf, Diana; Bowser, Matthew; Takebayashi, Naoki; Magness, Dawn; Morton, John.Sitka spruce
Picea sitchensis
White spruce
Picea glauca
Lutz spruce
Picea X lutzii
Kenai Lowlands
climate change
Range expansion
chloroplast capture
mitochondrial capture
HH1005July 27th 9:00 amDemography-driven vs. adaptive introgression in hybridizing species of the Armeria syngameonHybrids and HybridizationPaperVilla-Machío, Irene; Heuertz, Myriam; Álvarez, Inés; Nieto Feliner, Gonzalo.syngameon
hybrid zone
bidirectional introgression
adaptive introgression
Demographic history
Armeria (Plumbaginaceae)
HH1006July 27th 9:15 amAre signatures of positive selection present at flower color shifts in Nicotiana?Hybrids and HybridizationPaperMcCoy, Abigail G.; Landis, Jacob; McCarthy, Elizabeth.Anthocyanins
dN/dS analysis
Flower color
HH1007July 27th 9:30 am×Cylindronia, a new nothogenus representing the first reported hybrid between Grusonia and Cylindropuntia (CACTACEAE)Hybrids and HybridizationPaperBaker, Marc; Majure, Lucas; Cloud-Hughes, Michelle; Rebman, Jon.Cylindropuntia
intergeneric hybridization
Wednesday, July 27th
10:15 am to 12:00 pm · Kahtnu 2/Dena'ina Center
Session HH2: Contributed Papers: Hybrids and Hybridization II
Presiding: Christopher Ivey, California State University, Chico
HH2001July 27th 10:15 amHybridization, polyploidization and their effect on phenotype in Big Sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata)Hybrids and HybridizationPaperGrossfurthner, Lukas P.; Hohenlohe, Paul; Waits, Lisette; Richardson, Bryce.Artemisia tridentata
heteroploid dataset
HH2003July 27th 10:45 amDiverse mechanisms contribute to reproductive isolation between selfing and outcrossing morning glory speciesHybrids and HybridizationPaperOstevik, Kate; Rifkin, Joanna; Liao, Irene; Rausher, Mark.speciation
Morning glory
Cross incompatibility
Hybrid sterility
QTL mapping
HH2004July 27th 11:00 amPorus species boundaries between Mimulus glaucescens and M. guttatus in Butte and Tehama counties, CaliforniaHybrids and HybridizationPaperIvey, Christopher; Habecker, Nicole; Bergmann, Jean-Phillipe; Ewald, Jacob; Coughlan, Jenn.speciation
reproductive isolation
species delimitation
Species Distribution Modeling
gene flow
HH2005July 27th 11:15 amEvolution of Cytonuclear Coordination in Tragopogon (Asteraceae) AllopolyploidsHybrids and HybridizationPaperHussain, Sidra; Winter, David; Cox, Murray; Soltis, Douglas; Soltis, Pamela; Tate, Jennifer.allopolyploidy
Cytonuclear interactions
RNA CaptureSeq
Tragopogon miscellus
HH2006July 27th 11:30 amGeneration of new genetic variants of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) and pepper (Capsicum spp.)Hybrids and HybridizationPaperObando González, Rosa Irma; Ruiz Medrano, Roberto; Calderón Pérez, Berenice; Núñez Muñoz, Leandro Alberto; Xoconostle Cázares, Beatriz.polyploidy
HH2007July 27th 11:45 amGeneración de variedades poliploides mejoradas de Coffea spHybrids and HybridizationPaperBautista Lopez, Kevin Jesus; Xoconostle Cazares, Beatriz; Ruiz Medrano, Roberto; Calderón Pérez, Berenice; Núñez Muñoz, Leandro Alberto.polyploidy
Wednesday, July 27th
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm · Kahtnu 2/Dena'ina Center
Session MP1: Contributed Papers: Mycology and Phycology
MP1001July 27th 1:30 pmThe funga of a Southeastern USA old-growth forest, Stadium Woods and assessing impacts from human disturbanceMycology & PhycologyPaperHerzog, Christine; Metzgar, Jordan.mycology
old-growth forest
MP1002July 27th 1:45 pmNew species of Mallocybe (Agaricales, Inocybaceae) from Pakistan based on morphological and molecular evidenceMycology & PhycologyPaperSaba, Malka; Khalid, Abdul.phylogeny
MP1003July 27th 2:00 pmCharacterization at cellular and subcellular level of desert-evolved and aquatic green microalgae within the ScendesmaceaeMycology & PhycologyPaperPeredo, Elena L; Austin, Jotham; Bezanilla, Madgalena; Dohnalkova, Alice; Cardon, Zoe.dessication tolerance
confocal imaging
Live imaging

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