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Nathan Lamb

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Graduate Student
Northwestern University

nathanlamb2018 at u dot northwestern dot edu

I am a first year MS student interested in pollination syndromes, restoration ecology, and rare plant conservation.


Projects
Sex in an evening primrose: can hand pollination select for traits that make plants less attractive to hawkmoths? (2017)

Oenothera organensis is a rare evening primrose, found only in the Organ Mountains of New Mexico. The Chicago Botanic Garden obtained plants from a greenhouse collection at Indiana University of Oe. organensis descended from individuals collected in the wild in 1938, as well as plants collected last year from the wild. Oe. organensis is self-incompatible, and...