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RT @ThingsWork:This is how a spider crab removes its old shell https://t.co/ahqq1qWxVI 
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RT @kayrihavens:Much about prioritization is inappropriate...plants make up over 60% of T/E list, get less than 4% of funding! https://t.co/mei796k7Dl 
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RT @bradfordlab:Here it is! All 15 articles of the Special Issue on influence of soil food webs on community and ecosystem dynamics https://t.co/sutuGu4k9k 
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RT @DukesJeff:Invasive species bigger threat in developing countries | THE WILDLIFE SOCIETY https://t.co/8XpcjkaIyU https://t.co/XjpCJc6ndk 
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RT @IrelandKylie:Some like it hot! Mark van Kluenen opens day two of #neobiota2016 https://t.co/nW3wMVRr9R 
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RT @JAppliedEcology:Shade provided by riparian plants & biotic resistance by #macrophytes reduce establishment of an invasive #Poaceae https://t.co/uLXzEvVq5t 
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RT @aimeeclassen:Assistant Professor of Ecology, Tenure-Track : San Francisco, CA, United States https://t.co/UAsTCwRWBu 
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RT @EPPO_Invasives:Training workshops on prioritization and pest risk analysis for #invsp (Plants) https://t.co/iwUntkLuYr 
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@mcdaniellab @BrunaLab @ringstem @fmbrewing sure, but always worth a trip to The Source...I mean, if you are cruising by anyway. 

Welcome

Research in the Flory Lab at the University of Florida covers a wide variety of topics in plant and ecosystem ecology with a focus on non-native plant invasions and agroecology.

Some of the primary questions we address include: “Which species are likely to become invasive and what habitats are susceptible to invasions?” “How do plant invasions impact communities and ecosystem processes?” and “How will plant invasion dynamics and interactions with native species change over the long-term?” Our recent NSF-funded projects have evaluated how the emergence and accumulation of pathogens might suppress an invasive grass (see Stricker et al., 2016, Ecology Letters) and where and how invasions might have the greatest ecosystem impacts.

Lab members are working on various basic and applied plant and ecosystem ecology questions in diverse systems including silvopastures in the Colombian Andes, managed grassland systems in south Florida, novel ecosystems in the Galapagos, pine forests in north Florida, and deciduous forests throughout the eastern US.

In general, our research group seeks to advance general ecological knowledge of plant communities and to answer applied questions that are relevant to natural areas management, restoration, and conservation.