Manitoba Museum Botany: With a little help from my friends

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    UBC BG RSS Feedreader Well-Known Member UBC Botanical Garden

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    For the last several years I have been studying the pollination ecology in Birds Hill Provincial Park focusing specifically on the rare Western Silvery Aster (Symphyotrichum sericeum) plant.* I discovered that this species is self-incompatible (meaning it can’t fertilize its own eggs), and visited by a wide range of insect pollinators, including both flies and [...]

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