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Rejoinder to Harrison (2008): The myth of plant species saturation

Stohlgren, Thomas J.; Flather, Curtis; Jarnevich, Catherine S.; Barnett, David T.; Kartesz, John. 2008. Rejoinder to Harrison (2008): The myth of plant species saturation. Ecology Letters. 11(4): 324-326.

We find ourselves in general agreement with many of Harrison's remarks especially since we both find our data present a ' strong case that at county to state scales, exotic plant invasions have led to few native plant extinctions' (emphasis added, Harrison 2007: 000). Where we differ appears related to the breadth of scales to which our conclusions may apply. In addition to the Myth of Plant Species Saturation (henceforth, the Myth paper ) in question, we have published several complementary papers which may alleviate some of Harrison's concerns.

Keywords: Myth paper, conceptual models of saturation, species-area relationships (SAR), local-regional richness relationship

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Title: RMRS Other Publications: Rejoinder to Harrison (2008): The myth of plant species saturation
Electronic Publish Date: September 4, 2008
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