Title: Invasiveness of Hawkweeds in the Pacific Northwest: The Role of Their AMF, Mycorrhizal Partners.
Student: Melissa Baynes [PhD Student]
Summer Intern: Shantel Tank
Collaborators: Dr. Timothy Prather & Dr. Linda Wilson
Department: Forest Resources
We have discovered that the ability of meadow hawkweed, Hieracium caespitosum, to outcompete Idaho fescue, Festuca idahoensis, depends on feedback with mycorrhizal fungi.
For more information, email the PI: Dr. George Newcombe