urban biodiversity

Horticultural availability and homeowner preferences drive plant diversity and composition in urban yards

Understanding the factors that influence biodiversity in urban areas is important for informing management efforts aimed at enhancing the ecosystem services in urban settings and curbing the spread of invasive introduced species. We determined the …

Contribution of non-native plants to the phylogenetic homogenization of U.S.yard floras

Cultivation and spread of non‐native plant species may result in either phylogenetic homogenization (increasing similarity) or differentiation (decreasing similarity) of urban floras. However, it is unknown how non‐native species influence …