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Sensitivity of Phenology to Temperature and Precipitation are Associated

This is pretty cool. The plot below shows our sensitivity indices (standardized) for >250 species plotted against one another with a one-to-one line. I am anxious to figure out if there are any particular functional groups that tend to fall … Continue reading

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Flowering time and warming

It is a prevailing view that species that flower late have ¬†flowering dates that are less sensitive to warming that species that flower early (See Wolkovich et al. 2012,¬†Nature). If I do a quick analysis of the earliest and latest … Continue reading

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Crazy

Crazy

Symphyotrichum ericoides collected by Ben VanderWeide at the Konza Prairie Biology Station on May 24, 2012 and imaged by the Kansas State University Herbarium. This Plant normally BEGINS to flower in late August. It is currently in the seed dispersal stage as of mid-July.

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