Reading will be available from either the library's 3-hour reserve (print media),  or through the library's ejournals collection (linked in the table below).

Date* Location Reading
Jan 26 ejournals Rieseberg, LH & JH Willis. 2007. Plant speciation. Science 317: 910-914.
Jan 29 ejournals Mayr, E. 1992. A local flora and the biological species concept. American Journal of Botany 79: 222-238. [focus on Part B, pp. 231-236]
Feb 5

Kephart, SR, & CB Heiser, Jr. 1980. Reproductive isolation in Asclepias: lock and key hypothesis reconsidered. Evolution 34: 738-746.

Broyles, SB, C Vail, & SL Sherman-Broyles. 1996. Pollination genetics of hybridization in sympatric populations of Asclepias exaltata and A. syriaca (Asclepiadaceae). American Journal of Botany 83: 1580-1584.

Feb 14

McNeilly, T. 1967. Evolution in closely adjacent plant populations. III. Agrostis tenuis on a small copper mine. Heredity 23: 99-108.

Feb 19

Gottlieb, L. D. 1973. Genetic differentiation, sympatric speciation, and the origin of a diploid species of Stephanomeria. American Journal of Botany 60: 545-553.
(also see the description of Stephanomeria malheurensis from the Center for Plant Conservation's web site).

Savolainen, V, M Anstett, C Lexer, I Hutton, JJ Clarkson, MV Norup, MP Powell, D Springate, N Salamin, and WJ Baker. 2006. Sympatric speciation in palms on an oceanic island. Nature 441: 210-213.

*expected date for lecture dicsussion of each reading

On reserve in the Reed College Library

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Feb 20

Briggs & Walters (1997) Plant Variaiton and Evolution, 3rd ed.

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Judd et al. (2016) Plant Systematics: a phylogenetic approach, 4th ed.