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Investigating the Invader-Pollinator Paradox

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Invader-pollinator paradox: Invasive goldenrods benefit from large-size pollinators (2021) MoroĊ„, et al., Diversity and Distributions, https://doi.org/10.1111/ddi.13221

The Crux

A plant that invades a new part of the world can’t necessarily bring its regular pollinators along with it. So it stands to reason that plants who successfully invade a new area receives pollination from native pollinators. Seems pretty straightforward, right?

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