Expanding our knowledge of Pyrola crypta

Last week I got an email from Ryan Batten, someone I have never met, saying "...I was pretty intrigued by your paper last year citing P. picta* and happy you were able to resolve it this year. I thought I would pass along the following record in case it is of interest as a range …

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Cascadian species of Pyrola

While trying to understand relationships among populations of Pyrola picta by comparing DNA sequences, I came across a group of sequences that seemed to be divergent from the rest. The DNA sequences corresponded, at least loosely, to populations in the Cascade Mountains of Washington, Oregon, and northern California (Fig. 1) of plants that look like …