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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conflicting phylogenies

I am working on a project concerning Pyrola from the Pacific Northwest-- as justification for the recognition of a new species, I am comparing the nuclear and chloroplast phylogenies for PNW Pyrola picta (green), P. "crypta" (yellow), P. dentata (blue), and P. aphylla (red). At first I thought that samples falling at the base of …