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Benning, JW, Hufbauer, RA, and Weiss-Lehman, C. 2021. Increasing temporal variance leads to stable species range limits. In review. preprint

Benning, JW and Moeller, DA. 2021. Plant-soil interactions limit lifetime fitness outside a native plant’s geographic range margin. Ecology, 102:e03254. pdf

Benning, JW and Moeller, DA. 2021. Microbes, mutualism, and range margins: testing the fitness consequences of soil microbial communities across and beyond a native plant’s range. New Phytologist, 229:2886-2900. pdf

Benning, JW and Moeller, DA. 2019. Maladaptation beyond a geographic range limit driven by antagonistic and mutualistic biotic interactions across an abiotic gradient. Evolution, 73:2044-2059. pdf

Benning, JW, Eckhart, VM, Geber, MA, and Moeller, DA. 2019. Biotic interactions contribute to the geographic range of an annual plant: herbivory and phenology mediate fitness beyond a range margin. American Naturalist, 193:786-797. pdf

Hargreaves, AL, Suárez, E, Mehltreter, K, Myers-Smith, I, Vanderplank, SE, Slinn, HL, Vargas, Y, Haeussler, S, David, S, Muñoz, J, Almazán-Núñez, RC, Loughnan, D, Benning, JW, Moeller, DA, Brodie, JF, Morales, PA. 2019. Seed predation increases from the Arctic to the Equator and from high to low elevations. Science Advances, 5:eaau4403. pdf

Bolin, LG*, Benning, JW, and Moeller, DA. 2018. Mycorrhizal interactions do not influence plant-herbivore interactions in populations of Clarkia xantiana ssp. xantiana spanning from center to margin of the geographic range. Ecology & Evolution, 8:10743-10753. *Undergraduate mentee pdf

Benning, JW. 2015. Odd for an ericad: nocturnal pollination of Lyonia lucida (Ericaceae). American Midland Naturalist, 174:204-218. pdf