Recent Refereed Publications from the South Florida Conservation Team
Albrecht, W. D., J. Maschinski, A. Mracna, and S. Murray. 2005. A community participatory project to restore a native grassland. Natural Areas Journal 25:137-146.
Cariaga, K.A., C.E. Lewis, J. Maschinski, S.J. Wright and J. Francisco-Ortega. 2005. Patterns of genetic diversity In the critically endangered Florida Keys endemic Consolea corallicola Small (Cactaceae): evidence from inter simple sequence repeat (ISSRs) DNA polymorphisms. Caribbean Journal Of Science 41:225-233.
Fourqurean, J.W., T.J. Smith, J. Possley, T.M. Collins, D. Lee and S. Namoff. 2009. Are mangroves in the tropical Atlantic ripe for invasion? Exotic mangrove trees in the forests of South Florida. Biological Invasions. Online First. DOI:10.1007/s10530-009-9660-8.
Lane, C., Wright, S.J., Roncal, J. and Maschinski, J. 2008. Characterizing environmental gradients and their influence on vegetation zonation in a subtropical coastal sand dune system. Journal of Vegetation Science 24:213-224.
Maschinski, J., J. Possley, M.Q.N. Fellows, C. Lane, A. Muir, K. Wendelberger, S. Wright, and H. Thornton. 2005. Using thinning as a fire surrogate to improve native plant diversity in a South Florida pine rockland habitat. Ecological Restoration 23:2.
Maschinski, J. 2006. Implications of population dynamic and metapopulation theory for restoration. In: Foundations of Restoration Ecology, D. Falk, M. Palmer, and J. Zedler (editors). Island Press, Washington, DC.
Maschinski, J., J.E. Baggs, P.F. Quintana-Ascencio and E.S. Menges. 2006. Using PVA to examine effects of climate change on the population viability of an endangered limestone endemic shrub, Arizona cliffrose. Conservation Biology 20:218-228.
Maschinski, J. and J. Duquesnel. 2006. Successful reintroductions of the endangered long-lived Sargent's cherry palm, Pseudophoenix sargentii, in the Florida Keys. Biological Conservation 134:122-129.
Maschinski, J. and S.J. Wright. 2006. Using ecological theory to plan restorations of the endangered Beach Jacquemontia in fragmented habitats. Journal for Nature Conservation 14:180-189.
Possley, J. and J. Maschinski. 2006. Competitive effects of the invasive grass Rhynchelytrum repens (Willd.) C.E. Hubb. on native pine rockland vegetation. Natural Areas Journal 26:390-394.
Possley, J., K. Hines, J. Maschinski, J. Dozier, and C. Rodriguez. 2007. A common passion: multiple agencies and volunteers unite to reintroduce goatsfoot passionflower to rockland hammocks of Miami, Florida. Native Plants Journal 8(3):252-258.
Possley, J., Woodmansee, S., Maschinski, J. 2008. Patterns of plant diversity in fragments of globally imperiled pine rockland forest: effects of recent fire frequency and fragment size. Natural Areas Journal 28(4):379-394.
Possley, J., J. Maschinski., C. Rodriguez and J. Dozier. 2009. Alternatives for reintroducing a rare ecotone species: mechanically thinned forest edge versus restored habitat remnant. Restoration Ecology 17(5):668-677.
Roncal, J., C.B. Asmussen, J. Francisco-Ortega, and C.E. Lewis. 2005. Molecular phylogenetics of tribe Geonomeae (Palmae) using nuclear DNA sequences of phosphoribulokinase and RNA polymerase II. Systematic Botany 30: 275-283.
Roncal, J., S. Zona, and C.E. Lewis. 2005. Calyptrogyne plumeriana: A new name for a familiar palm. Palms 49:149-150.
Roncal, J. 2006. Habitat differentiation of sympatric Geonoma macrostachys (Arecaceae) varieties in Peruvian lowland forests. Journal of Tropical Ecology 22:483-486.
Roncal, J., J. Fisher, M.Q.N. Fellows, K. Wendelberger, J. Maschinski, and M.W. Fidelibus. 2006. Propagation protocol for the endangered crenulate lead plant, Amorpha herbacea Walter var. crenulata (Rydberg) Isely. Native Plants Journal 7:89-93.
Roncal, J., J. Fisher, S.J. Wright, A. Frances, K. Griffin, J. Maschinski, and M.W. Fidelibus. 2006. Propagation protocol for the endangered Jacquemontia reclinata House from South Florida. Native Plants Journal 7:301-306.
Roncal, J., J. Francisco-Ortega, and C.E. Lewis. 2007. An evaluation of taxonomic distinctness of two Geonoma macrostachys (Arecaceae) varieties based on inter-simple sequence repeat (ISSR) variation. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 153:381-392.
Wendelberger, K.S., M.Q.N. Fellows, J. Maschinski, 2008. Rescue and restoration: Experimental translocation of Amorpha herbacea Walter. var. crenulata (Rybd.) Isley into a novel urban habitat. Restoration Ecology. 16(4): 542-552. DOI: 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2008.00422.x
Wendelberger, K.S. and J. Maschinski. 2009. Linking GIS, observational and experimental studies to determine optimal seedling microsites of an endangered plant in a subtropical urban fire-adapted ecosystem. Restoration Ecology. 17(6): 845-853. DOI:10.1111/j.1526-100X.2008.00422.x
Selected Popular Articles
Weekley, C.W., D.R. Gordon, J. Maguire, J. Maschinski, E.S. Menges, V.C. Pence and C.L. Peterson. 2008. Florida's endangered and threatened plant conservation grants program: Saving Florida's rarest plants. The Palmetto 25(2):8-13. (Download PDF)
Wright, S. J. 2005. Protection of critical habitat is crucial. South Florida Sun-Sentinel, October 11, 2005.
Wright, S. J. 2006. Endangered Biscayne Prickly-Ash (Zanthoxylum coriaceum) trees reintroduced to Miami Beach. Tillandsia, May 2006.
Selected Recent Reports
Goodman, J.L., S.J. Wright, and J. Maschinski. 2007. Assessing impacts on populations and taking conservation steps for the endangered Key Tree Cactus (Pilosocereus robinii): Sept 2007. Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, South Florida Ecological Services Office, Vero Beach, FL.
Maschinski, J. and D. Walters, 2007. Developing corridors to alleviate problems of urban fragmentation on rare plant populations in South Florida: Sept 2007. Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Agreement No. 401816G137, South Florida Ecological Services Office, Vero Beach, FL.
Maschinski, J., B. Schaffer, S.J. Wright, K. Wendelberger and J. Roncal. 2007. Ongoing efforts to reintroduce and study two endangered plant species, beach jacquemontia and crenulate lead-plant: Fall 2007. Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, South Florida Ecological Services Office, Vero Beach, FL.
Maschinski, J., S.J. Wright, K.S. Wendelberger, J. Possley, D. Walters, J. Roncal, J. Stolt, C. Walters, and J. Fisher. 2007. Conservation of South Florida endangered and threatened flora: 2006-2007 Program at Fairchild Tropical Garden. Final Report Contract #011299. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry, Gainesville, FL. July 2007.
Possley, J. and J. Maschinski. 2008. Year 6 (of 10) Development and implementation of a biological monitoring program for rare plants in Miami-Dade County natural areas. Miami-Dade County Resolution #R-841-02.
Walters, D. and J. Maschinski. 2006. Germination of Harrisia fragrans - seed bank trials. Annual report submitted to Institute for Regional Conservation.
Wendelberger, K.S. and J. Maschinski. 2006. Center for Plant Conservation and Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden portion of work on National Park Service task order no. 03-02 under cooperative agreement H262303W060 progress report. November 2006.