Norris Center Publications

Norris Center students and staff have produced many publications. Here is a partial list of publications produced by the Norris Center.

A Guide to Easily Identifiable Mosses of UCSC, by Elizabeth Humpert (2023)


The Norris Center and its collections have spurred a number of peer-reviewed publications. Here is a partial list of papers authored as a result of Norris Center student awards, or based on the Norris Center collections:

 Wand, Alex, (2022) Mapping Sonic Futurities. Refract: An Open Access Visual Studies Journal, DOI.

Rich C, Reilly SB, Sinervo B (2021) Relaxed predation selection on rare morphs of Ensatina salamanders (Caudata: Plethodontidae) promotes a polymorphic population in a novel dune sand habitat . Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 1–12.

Frank J, Siegel N, Schwarz C, Araki B, Vellinga E (2020) Xercomellus (Boletaceae) in Western North America. Fungal Systematics and Evolution, 6, 265–288.

Kay KM, Jogesh T, Tataru D, Akiba S (2020) Darwin’s vexing contrivance: A new hypothesis for why some flowers have two kinds of anther: Heteranthery in Clarkia. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 287.

Strother JL (2019). Sonchus tenerrimus (Steraceae) in North America North of Mexico. Madroño, 66, 80–83.

Des Roches S, Bell MA, Palkovacs EP (2019) Climate-driven habitat change causes evolution in Threespine Stickleback. Global Change Biology, 1–10.

Weiss-penzias PS, Bank MS, Clifford DL et al. (2019) Marine fog inputs appear to increase methylmercury bioaccumulation in a coastal terrestrial food web. Scientific Reports, 9, 1–11.

Yost A, Jenn M, Katelin D, Aerne L (2019) The California Phenology Collections Network: Using Digital Images to Investigate Phenological Change in a Biodiversity Hotspot. Madroño, 66, 130–141.

Keuter A (2018) Observations of hermaphroditic late-season flowering in the red oak Quercus agrifolia. Phytoneuron, 19, 1–5.

Pierre-Arthur M, Jean-Michel B, Renée L et al. (2018) Hidden diversity uncovered in Hygrophorus sect. Aurei (Hygrophoraceae), including the Mediterranean H. meridionalis and the North American H. boyeri, spp. nov. Fungal Biology, 122, 817–836

Smith B, Kay KM (2018) Differing Patterns of Genetic Diversity and Inbreeding in Two Rare Serpentine Monardellas in the Northern Sierra Nevada. Madroño, 65, 10–21.

Hauser DA, Keuter A, McVay JD, Hipp AL, Manos PS (2017) The evolution and diversification of the red oaks of the california floristic province (Quercus section lobatae, series agrifoliae). American Journal of Botany, 104, 1581–1595.

Schwarz C (2015) Entoloma medianox , a new name for a common species on the Pacific coast of North America. Biomedical Sciences Building, 341–337.

Styer D, Morgan R (2013) Trifolium suffocatum. Madroño, 60, 260.

Schwarz C (2012) Pseudobaeospora deckeri. Mycotaxon, 119, 459–465.

Peterson PM, Soreng RJ, Styer D et al. (2011) Agrostis Lacuna-Vernalis (Pooidae: Poeae: Agrostidinae), A New Species From California.  Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, 5, 421–426.