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L. Dwayne Estes

Professor, Curator of HerbariumDwayne Estes

Sundquist Science Complex, Room A114
P.O. Box 4718
Clarksville, TN 37044
(931) 221-7771
email: estesl@apsu.edu
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Ph.D. University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology), 2008
B.S. Middle Tennessee State University (Plant Biology), 2003


Botanical Diversity, Plant Ecology

Research Interests

Plant Systematics

Selected Publications

Estes, D. 2013. Carex fumosimontana (Cyperaceae sect. Phacocystis), a new endemic trom the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina and Tennessee. Brittonia  65:200-207.

Taylor, K.N. and D. Estes. 2012. The floristic and community ecology of seasonally wet limestone glade seeps of Tennessee and Kentucky. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 6:709-722.

Sorrie, R, W.M. Knapp, L.D. Estes, and D.O. Spaulding. 2012. A new Sisryinchium (Iridaceae) from cedar glades in northern Alabama. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 6:323-329.

Barger, T.W., H.E. Home, D.O. Spaulding, RD. Holt, A. Cressler, L.D. Estes, and RM. Hughes. 2012. New and noteworthy records for the flora of Alabama. Castanea 77: 257-269.

Estes, D. 2012. Penstemon kralii (Plantaginaceae), a new species trom Alabama and Tennessee, with an updated key to the southeastern U.S. taxa. Submitted to Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas.

Estes, D. 2012. Gratiola. p. 1012, In: Jepson Manual, Second Edition. University of California Press. 1568 pp.

Estes, D. and J. Beck. 2011. A new species of Polymnia (Asteraceae: Tribe Polymnieae) from Tennessee. Systematic Botany 36: 481-486.

Gorman, C.E., M.S. Bruton, and L.D. Estes. 2011. Macrothelypteris torresiana (Thelypteridaceae) new to Kentucky. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 5:343-344.

Weakley, A.S., RJ. LeBlond, B. Sorrie, C.T. Witsell, L.D. Estes, K. Gandhi, K.G. Mathews, and A. Ebihara. 2011. New combinations, rank changes, and nomenclatural and taxonomic comments in the vascular flora of the southeastern United States. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 5: 437455.

Estes, D. 2010. John Beck's leafcup, a rare plant named for a rare individual. The Tennessee Conservationist. LXXVI: 8-11.

Estes, D. 2010. Viburnum bracteatum (Adoxaceae) expanded to include V. ozarkense. Castanea 75:277293.

Estes, D. and C.A. Fleming. 2009. Tennessee's Obed Wild and Scenic River: A Botanical Crossroads. The Tennessee Conservationist LXXV: 13-17.

Estes, D. and R.L. Small. 2008. Phylogenetic relationships of the monotypic genus Amphianthus (Plantaginaceae tribe Gratioleae) inferred from chloroplast DNA sequences. Systematic Botany 33: 176-182.

Estes, D. and R.L. Small. 2007. Two new species of Gratiola (Plantaginaceae) from eastern North America and an updated circumscription for Gratiola neglecta. Bot. Res. Institute of Texas 1: 149-170.