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abiotic, biotic, and disturbance-related drivers of plant community structure in the sagebrush
steppe. Ecological Applications 27 (3), 756-768.
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biodiversity-ecosystem function relationships in a changing environment. Philosophical Transac-
tions of the Royal Society B. 371(1694).
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in an experimental grassland. Journal of Vegetation Science. 27 (3), 557-567.
- Mitchell, R. M. and J.D. Bakker. 2014. Intraspecific trait variation driven by plasticity and
ontogeny in Hypochaeris radicata. PloS One, 9 (10). DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0109870.
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trait variability: A case study with Hypochaeris radicata. Functional Ecology. 28 (1), 258-269.
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species in Paci c Northwest Prairies. Northwest Science.85 (2), 247-254.