New York Metropolitan Flora

Genus: Hesperis

Hesperis matronalis

By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 02/06/2013

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Nomenclature

Hesperis Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 663. 1753.

List of Hesperis Species

References to Hesperis

  • Beaton, L. L.; Dudley, S. A. 2004. Tolerance to salinity and manganese in three common roadside species. Int. J. Plant Sci. 165: 37-51. (Asclepias syriacus, Dipsacus sylvestris, Hesperis matronalis)
  • Gohil, R. N.; Raina, R. 1987. Polyploidy accompianied by structural alterations in the evolution of Hesperis matronalis L. Cytologia 52: 223-228.
  • Mitchell, R. J.; Ankeny, D. P. 2001. Effects of local conspecific density on reproductive success in Penstemon digitalis and Hesperis matronalis. Ohio J. Science 101: 22-27.
  • Pavlovic, N. B. et.al. 2009. Effect of removal of Hesperis matronalis (Dame's Rocket) on species cover of forest understory vegetation in NW Indiana. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 161: 165-176.
  • Rothfels, C. J.; Beaton, L. L.; Dudley, S. A. 2002. The effects of salt, manganese, and density on life history traits in Hesperis matronalis L. from oldfield and roadside populations. Canad. J. Bot. 80: 131-139.
  • Weeks, E. L.; Frey, F. M. 2007. Seed production and insect visitation rates in Hesperis matronalis are not affected by floral symmetry. Int. J. Plant Sci. 168: 611-617.