Stephen Smith's Paper in American Naturalist

Stephen Smith has a paper in the American Naturalist in which he and his co-authors explore the evolution of climatic niches in Onagraceae. They propose that the rapid and diverse niche evolution may have been the result of spatiotemporal climatic heterogeneity of western North America.

Evans, M.E.K., Smith, S.A., Flynn, R.S., Donoghue, M.J. 2009. Climate, Niche Evolution, and Diversification of the 'Bird Cage' Evening Primroses (Oenothera, Sections Anogra and Kleinia)Am Nat Vol. 173:225-240, DOI: 10.1086/595757

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