Publications and Citations

The following list of journal articles can be obtained from a public Mendeley Group where contributions may also be made.


Desmet, P., & Brouilet, L. 2013. Database of Vascular Plants of Canada (VASCAN): a community contributed taxonomic checklist of all vascular plants of Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, and Greenland. PhytoKeys 25: 55-67.


Works Citing Canadensys

Bell, F.W., Kershaw, M., Aubin, I., Thiffault, N., Dacosta, J. & Wienczyk, A. 2011. Ecology and traits of plant species that compete with boreal and temperate forest conifers: An overview of available information and its use in forest management in Canada. The Forestry Chronicle 87(2): 161-174.

Gillespie, R. G. 2013. The International Biogeography Society: enabling a dynamic discipline. Frontiers of Biogeography 5(1): fb_17001.

Robertson, T., Döring, M., Guralnick, R., Bloom, D., Wieczorek, J., Braak, K., Otegui, J., Russell, L. & Desmet, P. 2014. The GBIF Integrated Publishing Toolkit: Facilitating the efficient publishing of biodiversity data on the Internet. PLoS ONE 9(8): e102623.

Wieczorek, J., Bloom, D., Guralnick, R., Blum, S., Döring, M., Giovanni, R., Robertson, T. & Vieglais, D. 2012. Darwin Core: An evolving community-developed biodiversity data standard. PLoS ONE 7(1): e29715.

Works Citing Data in the Canadensys Repository

Calvo, J., Brouillet, L., & Hall, G. 2016. Lectotypification of Marie-Victorin’s species names described from Quebec. Brittonia 360: 1-5.

Bousquet, Y., Bouchard, P., Davies, A. & Sikes, D. 2013. Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition. ZooKeys 360: 1-44.

Ernst, C. M. and C. M. Buddle. 2015. Drivers and patterns of ground-dwelling beetle biodiversity across Northern Canada. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0122163.

Graham, M. and Kennedy, J. 2014. Vesper: Visualising species archives. Ecological Informatics 24: 132–147.

Sheffield, C. 2013. A new species of Megachile Latreille subgenus Megachiloides (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae). ZooKeys 283: 43-58.

Works Citing VASCAN, the database of Vascular Plants of Canada

Amodeo, M. R. & Zalba, S. M. 2013. Wild cherries invading natural grasslands: unraveling colonization history from population structure and spatial patterns. Plant Ecology 214(11): 1299-1307.

Austin, D. F. 2013. The origin of quamoclit (Ipomoea quamoclit, Convolvulaceae): A Review. Economic Botany 67(1): 63-79.

Baalim, F., Peters, C., & Cota-Sánchez, J. H. 2013. Distribution and natural history of carnivorous plants of Saskatchewan, Canada. Check List 9(4): 883-893. PDF

Beauséjour, R., Handa, I. T., Lechowicz, M. J., Gilbert, B., & Vellend, M. 2014. Historical anthropogenic disturbances influence patterns of non-native earthworm and plant invasions in a temperate primary forest. Biological Invasions

Beck, I., Ludwig, R., Bernier, M., Lévesque, E., & J. Boike 2015. Assessing permafrost degradation and land cover changes (1986-2009) using remote sensing data over Umiujaq, sub-arctic Québec. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes

Bell, F.W., Kershaw, M., Aubin, I., Thiffault, N., Dacosta, J. & Wienczyk, A. 2011. Ecology and traits of plant species that compete with boreal and temperate forest conifers: An overview of available information and its use in forest management in Canada. The Forestry Chronicle 87(2): 161-174.

Bergeron, A. & Pellerin, S. 2014. Pteridophytes as indicators of urban forest integrity. Ecological Indicators 38: 40-49.

Bergeron, A., Charrier, M. & Pellerin, S. 2013. Redécouverte du Carex echinodes (Cyperaceae) sur le territoire québécois. Le Naturaliste canadien 137(1): 3.

Bernatchez, A., Bussières, J., & Lapointe, L. 2013. Testing fertilizer, gypsum, planting season and varieties of wild leek (Allium tricoccum) in forest farming system. Agroforestry Systems 87(5): 977-991.

Boothroyd-Roberts, K., Gagnon, D. & Truax, B. 2013. Can hybrid poplar plantations accelerate the restoration of forest understory attributes on abandoned fields? Forest Ecology and Management 287: 77-89.

Bourdages, M. & Lavoie, C. (2011). Plant introduction and extirpation in a small island park: Natural and anthropogenic rates. Ecoscience 18(2): 89-97.

Bourgon Desroches, M., Lavoie, M. & Lavoie, C. 2013. Establishing the value of a salt marsh as a potential benchmark: vegetation surveys and paleoecological analyses as assessment tools. Botany 91(11): 774-785.

Catling, P. M. 2014. Vegetation restoration for open sandy habitats in the Ottawa Valley, Ontario, Canada, using richness, rarity, coefficients of conservatism, the floristic quality index and a case study from the Pinhey Sand Dune. Biodiversity

Christensen, K.I., Zarrei, M., Kuzmina, M., Talent, N., Lin, C. & T. Dickinson. 2014. Crataegus ×ninae-celottiae and C. ×cogswellii (Rosaceae, Maleae), two spontaneously formed intersectional nothospecies. PhytoKeys 36: 1-26.

Desjardins, D., Nissim, W. G., Pitre, F. E., Naud, A., & Labrecque, M. 2014. Distribution patterns of spontaneous vegetation and pollution at a former decantation basin in southern Québec, Canada. Ecological Engineering 64: 385-390.

Elliott, Tammy L., Marcia J. Waterway, and T. Jonathan Davies. 2015. Contrasting lineage-specific patterns conceal community phylogenetic structure in larger clades. Journal of Vegetation Science

Garon-Labrecque, Marie-Ève, Étienne Léveillé-Bourret, Kellina Higgins, and Oliver Sonnetag. 2016. Additions to the boreal flora of the Northwest Territories with a preliminary vascular flora of Scotty Creek. Canadian Field-Naturalist 129(4): 349-367.

Gifford, M., & Otfinowski, R. 2013. Landscape disturbances impact affect the distribution and abundance of exotic grasses in northern fescue prairies. Invasive Plant Science and Management 6(4): 577-584.

Hébert, F., Thiffault, N. & Munson, A. D. 2011. Does trait plasticity of three boreal nutrient-conserving species relate to their competitive ability? Ecoscience 18(4): 382-393.

Ho, C.-K., & Pennings, S. C. 2013. Preference and performance in plant-herbivore interactions across latitude – A study in U.S. Atlantic salt marshes. PLoS ONE 8(3): e59829.

Kricsfalusy, V. V. & Trevisan, N. 2014. Prioritizing regionally rare plant species for conservation using herbarium data. Biodiversity and Conservation 23: 39-61.

Lavoie, M., Pellerin, S., Larocque, M. and M. Bottollier-Curtet. 2015. Late Glacial and Holocene vegetation history in the northern foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. Écoscience

Lavoie, M., Pellerin, S. & Larocque, M. 2013. Examining the role of allogenous and autogenous factors in the long-term dynamics of a temperate headwater peatland (southern Québec, Canada). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 386: 336-348.

Lavoie, C., Saint-Louis, A., Guay, G., Groeneveld, E. & Villeneuve, P. 2012. Naturalization of exotic plant species in north-eastern North America: trends and detection capacity. Diversity and Distributions 18(2): 180-190.

Lindgren, C. J., Castro, K. L., Coiner, H. A., Nurse, R. E. & Darbyshire, S. J. 2013. The Biology of Invasive Alien Plants in Canada. 12. Pueraria montana var. lobata (Willd.) Sanjappa & Predeep. Canadian Journal of Plant Science 93(1): 71-95.

Locke, M. M. & Skevington, J. H. 2013. Revision of Nearctic Dasysyrphus Enderlein (Diptera: Syrphidae). Zootaxa 3660(1): 1-80.

Moisan, C. & Pellerin, S. 2013. Factors associated with the presence of flowering individuals of Arethusa bulbosa (Orchidaceae) in peatlands of Southern Québec. Ecoscience 20(1): 1-8.

Moulinier, J., Lorenzetti, F. & Bergeron, Y. 2013. Effects of a forest tent caterpillar outbreak on the dynamics of mixedwood boreal forests of Eastern Canada. Ecoscience 20(2): 182-193. BioOne

Oldham, M. J., & Klymko, J. 2011. Fetid Dogweed (Dyssodia papposa; Asteraceae) in Canada. Northeastern Naturalist 18(3): 347-356.

Ouellet-Lapointe, U., Drapeau, P., Cadieux, P. & Imbeau, L. 2012. Woodpecker excavations suitability for and occupancy by cavity users in the boreal mixedwood forest of Eastern Canada. Ecoscience 19(4): 391-397.

Raycheva, T. 2011. Rumex confertus (Polygonaceae) in the Bulgarian flora. Botanica Serbica 35(1): 55-59. PDF

Saarela, J. M., Gillespie, L. J. , Consaul, L. L. & Bull, R. D. 2013. Annotated checklist to the vascular plant flora of Tuktut Nogait National Park and the Melville Hills region (Canadian Low Arctic). Phytotaxa 102: 1-177.

Saarela, J. M., Sokoloff, P. C., Gillespie, L. J., Consaul, L. L. & Bull, R. D. 2013. DNA barcoding the Canadian Arctic flora: Core plastid barcodes (rbcL + matK) for 490 vascular plant species. PLoS ONE 8: e77982.

Sinkins, P. A. & Otfinowski, R. 2012. Invasion or retreat? The fate of exotic invaders on the northern prairies, 40 years after cattle grazing. Plant Ecology 213(8): 1251-1262.

Taddeo, S. & Blois, S. de. 2012. Coexistence of Introduced and Native Common Reed (Phragmites australis) in Freshwater Wetlands. Ecoscience 19(2): 99-105.

Turner, B. L. 2011. Persistence of the weed Euphorbia exigua in Texas. Phytoneuron 20: 1-3. PDF

Uprety, Y., Lacasse, A., & Asselin, H. 2015. Traditional uses of medicinal plants from the Canadian boreal forest for the management of chronic pain syndromes. Pain Practice

Uprety, Y., Asselin, H., Dhakal, A. & Julien, N. 2012. Traditional use of medicinal plants in the boreal forest of Canada: review and perspectives. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 8(1): 7.

Xu, H., Tremblay, F. & Bergeron, Y. 2013. Development and multiplexed amplification of SSR markers for Thuja occidentalis (Cupressaceae) using shotgun pyrosequencing. Applications in Plant Sciences 1(5): 1200427.

Zalapa, J. E., Brunet, J. & Guries, R. P. 2010. The extent of hybridization and its impact on the genetic diversity and population structure of an invasive tree, Ulmus pumila (Ulmaceae). Evolutionary Applications 3(2): 157-168.

Zinovjev, A. G. 2010. An European gall-making sawfly, Euura cinereae Kopelke (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) on Salix atrocinerea Brotero, an invasive willow in Eastern Massachusetts. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 112(2): 342-346.