Beginning of the end of Silene verecunda sensu lato

Hey, all — I thought I would share with you that my recent manuscript with colleagues (Diana D. Jolles and Heath A. Bartosh) describing a new species of Silene (Caryophyllaceae) has finally been published! You can access our article here, or the whole issue is here. It is a very special issue for the California Fish and Game Journal, #100, and the first ever all botany issue for the journal — some really GREAT articles in there that are worth reading, including an introduction by Governor Jerry Brown. Neat Stuff!

combined_finalAs always, I am interested to know what you think about this topic — the Silene verecunda problem is VERY complex, but fortunately the taxonomy isn’t.

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2 thoughts on “Beginning of the end of Silene verecunda sensu lato

  1. Congratulations on the publication of your article! I read Gerry Brown’s introduction and it is very sobering. He is absolutely right about the water problems. They are worldwide and within the next 30-50 years people all over the world are going to be faced with some tough choices: either because they don’t have any water anymore, or because they do have water and someone else wants it!

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