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15. Lee, B.R. and S. Schaffer-Morrison. 2024. Forests of the future: The importance of tree seedling research in understanding forest response to anthropogenic climate change. Tree Physiology

14. Lee, B. R., E. F. Alecrim, T. K. Miller, J. R. K. Forrest, J. M. Heberling, R. B. Primack, and R. D. Sargent. 2024. Phenological mismatch between trees and wildflowers: Reconciling divergent findings in two recent analyses. Journal of Ecology.

13. Yancy, A. J., B. R. Lee, S. E. Kuebbing, H. S. Neufeld, M. E. Spicer, and J. M. Heberling. 2024. Evaluating the definition and distribution of spring ephemeral wildflowers in eastern North America. American Journal of Botany.

12. Lee, B. R., A. J. Yancy, and J. M. Heberling. 2024. Phenological escape and its importance for understory plant species in temperate forests. International Journal of Plant Sciences.



11. Liu, G., Liu, R.-L., Lee, B.R., Song, X.-J., Zhang, W.-G., Chen, X.-Y., Zhang, Y.-L., Zou, J.-B., Zhu, Z.-H., Shi, Y., An, Y.-X., Wang, J. 2023. Competition between invasive Galinsoga quadriradiata and native competitors is strongly shaped by AMF communities along elevational dispersal routes. Plants

10. Pearse, W.D., Stemkovski, M., Lee, B.R., Primack, R.B., Lee, S.D. 2023. Consistent, linear phenological shifts across a century of observations in South Korea. New Phytologist.

9. Liu, R.-L., Zhang, W.-G., Lee, B.R., Liu, G., Song, X.-J., Chen, X.-Y., Zou, J.-B., Huang, F., and Zhu, Z.-H. 2023. Rhizosphere and root fungal community of the invasive plant Galinsoga quadriradiata changes along its elevational expansion route. Journal of Plant Ecology


8. Lee, B.R., Miller, T.K., Rosche, C., Yang, Y., Heberling, J.M., Kuebbing, S.E., Primack, R.B. 2022. Wildflower phenological escape differs by continent and spring temperature. Nature Communications.

7. Yang, Y., Heberling, J.M., Primack, R.B., Lee, B.R. 2022. Herbarium specimens may provide biased flowering phenology estimates for dioecious species. International Journal of Plant Sciences.


6. Lee, B.R. and Ibáñez, I. 2021. Improved phenological escape can help temperate tree seedlings maintain demographic performance under climate change conditions. Global Change Biology.

5. Lee, B.R. and Ibáñez, I. 2021. Spring phenological escape is critical for the survival of temperate tree seedlings. Functional Ecology.

4. Liu, R.-L., Yang, Y.-B., Lee, B.R., Liu, G., Zhang, W.-G., Chen, X.-Y., Song, X.-J., Kang, J.-Q., and Zhu, Z.-H. 2021. The dispersal-related traits of an invasive plant Galinsoga quadriradiata correlate with elevation during range expansion into mountain ranges. AoB PLANTS.


3. Ibáñez, I., Juno, E., Schaffer-Morrison, S., Tourville, J., Lee, B.R., Karounos, C., McCollum, C., and Acharya, V.K. 2019. Forest resilience under global environmental change: Do we have the information we need? A systematic review. PLoS One 14: e0222207.


2. Ibáñez, I., Katz, D.S.W., Lee, B.R. 2017. The contrasting effects of short-term climate change on the early recruitment of tree species. Oecologia 184: 701-713.

1. Ettinger, A.K., Lee, B.R., and Montgomery, S. 2017. Seed limitation and lack of downed wood, not invasive species, threaten conifer regeneration in an urban forest. Urban Ecosystems 20: 877-887.

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