Do niche or fitness differences prevent local-scale long-term coexistence between two closely related annual plant species?
Non-native aquatic Ludwigia species from a polyploid complex are among the world’s most problematic invasive plants. A new paper in AoBP finds out why.
Kartzinel et al. use genetic markers to determine the extent and overlap of genetically unique kudzu vines (Pueraria montana var. lobata) in multiple patches over 2 years, and find that, contrary to expectations, patches are not dominated by one or a few genets.