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2017
Sandoya V, Pauchard A, Cavieres LA (2017) Natives and non-natives plants show different responses to elevation and disturbance on the tropical high Andes of Ecuador. Ecology and evolution. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3270PDF
Lembrechts JJ, Lenoir J, Nuñez MA, Pauchard A, Geron C, Bussé G, Milbau A, Nijs I (2017) Microclimate variability in alpine ecosystems as stepping stones for non-native plant establishment above their current elevational limit. Ecography. 10.1111/ecog.03263
Lembrechts JJ, Alexander JM, Cavieres LA, Haider S, Lenoir J, Kueffer C, McDougall K, Naylor BJ, Nuñez MA, Pauchard A, Rew LJ, Nijs I, Milbau A (2016) Mountain roads shift native and non-native plant species' ranges. Ecography:n/a-n/aPDF
2016
Seipel T, Alexander JM, Edwards PJ, Kueffer C (2016) Range limits and population dynamics of non-native plants spreading along elevation gradients. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics. 20: 46-55.PDF
Lembrechts JJ, Pauchard A, Lenoir J, Nuñez MA, Geron C, Ven A, Bravo-Monasterio P, Teneb E, Nijs I, Milbau A (2016) Disturbance is the key to plant invasions in cold environments. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113:14061-14066
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Alexander JM, Lembrechts JJ, Cavieres LA, Daehler C, Haider S, Kueffer C, Liu G, McDougall K, Milbau A, Pauchard A, Rew LJ, Seipel T (2016) Plant invasions into mountains and alpine ecosystems: current status and future challenges. Alpine Botany:1-15PDF
Pauchard A, Milbau A, Albihn A, Alexander J, Burgess T, Daehler C, Englund G, Essl F, Evengård B, Greenwood GB, Haider S, Lenoir J, McDougall K, Muths E, Nuñez MA, Olofsson J, Pellissier L, Rabitsch W, Rew LJ, Robertson M, Sanders N, Kueffer C (2016) Non-native and native organisms moving into high elevation and high latitude ecosystems in an era of climate change: new challenges for ecology and conservation. Biological Invasions 18:345-353PDF
2015
Seipel T, Alexander JM, Daehler CC, Rew LJ, Edwards PJ, Dar PA, McDougall K, Naylor B, Parks C, Pollnac FW, Reshi ZA, Schroder M and Kueffer C (2015) Performance of the herb Verbascum thapsus along environmental gradients in its native and non-native ranges. Journal of Biogeography. 42(1), 132-143.Article
Andersen KM, Naylor BJ, Endress BA & Parks CG. 2015. Contrasting distribution patterns of invasive and naturalized non-native species along environmental gradients in a semi-arid montane ecosystem. Applied Vegetation Science Doi: 10.1111/avsc.12185pdf-icon
Lembrechts JJ, Milbau A, Nijs I (2015) Trade-off between competition and facilitation defines gap colonization in mountains. AoB Plants. 7: plv128
2014
Kueffer C, Daehler C, Dietz H, McDougall K, Parks C, Pauchard A & Rew L. 2014. The Mountain Invasion Research Network (MIREN). Linking Local and Global Scales for Addressing an Ecological Consequence of Global Change. GAIA 23/3 (2014): 263 - 265pdf-icon
Otto R, Arteage MA, Delgado JD, Arevalo JR, Blandino C & Fernandez-Palacios JM. 2014. Road Edge Effect and Elevation Patterns of Native and Alien Plants on an Oceanic Island (Tenerife, Canary Islands). Folia Geobotanica, 49:65-83pdf-icon
Pollnac FW & Rew LJ. 2014. Life after establishment: factors structuring the success of a mountain invader away from disturbed roadsides. Biological Invasions, 16:1689–1698pdf-icon
Lembrechts J, Milbau A & Nijs I. 2014 Alien Roadside Species More Easily Invade Alpine than Lowland Plant Communities in a Subarctic Mountain Ecosystem. PLoS ONE, 9(2): e89664pdf-icon
2013
Kueffer C & Alexander J. 2013. Keine Invasionen in den Schweizer Alpen? Hotspot - Zeitschrift des Forum Biodiversität Schweiz 27: 22.pdf-icon
Kueffer C, McDougall K, Alexander J, Daehler C, Edwards PJ, Haider S, Milbau A, Parks C, Pauchard A, Reshi ZA, Rew L, Schroder M & Seipel T. 2013. Plant invasions into mountain protected areas: assessment, prevention and control at multiple spatial scales. In: L.C. Foxcroft, D.M. Richardson, P. Pyšek & P. Genovesi (eds.) Alien Plant Invasions in Protected Areas: A Global Assessment. Springer, Berlin 7, DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-7750-7_6.Request pdf
2012
Haider S, Kueffer C, Edwards PJ & Alexander J. 2012. Genetic differentiation of multiple non-native plants along a steep environmental gradient. Oecologia 170: 89-99.pdf-icon
Petitpierre B, Kueffer C, Broennimann O, Randin C, Daehler C & Guisan A. 2012. Climatic niche shifts are rare among terrestrial plant invaders. Science 335(6074): 1344-1348.pdf-icon
Pollnac F, Seipel T, Repath C & Rew LJ. 2012. Plant invasion at landscape and local scales along roadways in the mountainous region of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Biological Invasions 14: 1753-1763. pdf-icon
Seipel T, Kueffer C, Rew L.J, Daehler CC, Pauchard A, Naylor BJ, Alexander JM, Edwards PJ, Parks CG, Arevalo JR, Cavieres LA, Dietz H, Jakobs G, McDougall K, Otto R & Walsh N. 2012. Processes at multiple scales affect richness and similarity of non-native plant species in mountains around the world. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21: 236-246.pdf-icon
2011
Alexander J, Kueffer C, Daehler CC, Edwards PJ, Pauchard A, Seipel T & MIREN Consortium. 2011. Assembly of non-native floras along elevational gradients explained by directional ecological filtering. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 108: 656-666.pdf-icon
Haider S, Alexander J & Kueffer C. 2011. Elevational distribution limits of non-native species: combining observational and experimental evidence. Plant Ecology and Diversity 4: 363-371.pdf-icon
Haider S & Kueffer C. 2011. Pflanzeninvasionen in Gebirgen. Modellsystem für die Forschung, Handlungsbedarf für den Naturschutz. Geographische Rundschau 3: 22-27.pdf-icon
Haider S & Kueffer C. 2011. Pflanzeninvasionen in Gebirgen (noch) keine Gefahr? Laufener Spezialbeiträge der Bayerischen Akademie für Naturschutz und Landschaftspflege (ANL) 2011/1: 105-110.pdf-icon
Kueffer C. 2011. Neophyten in Gebirgen Wissensstand und Handlungsbedarf. Gesunde Pflanzen 63: 63-68. doi:10.1007/s10343-011-0248-8.pdf-icon
McDougall K, Alexander J, Haider S, Pauchard A, Walsh N & Kueffer C. 2011. Alien flora of mountains: global comparisons for the development of local preventive measures against plant invasions. Diversity and Distributions 17: 103-111.pdf-icon
McDougall K, Khuroo AA, Loope L, Parks C., Pauchard, A., Reshi, Z.A., Rushworth, I. & Kueffer, C. 2011. Plant invasions in mountains: global lessons for better management. Mountain Research and Development 31(4): 380-387. pdf-icon
Quiroz CL, Cavieres LA & Pauchard A. 2011. Assessing the importance of disturbance, site conditions, and the biotic barrier for dandelion invasion in an Alpine habitat. Biological Invasions 13: 2889 2899.pdf-icon
2010
Ansari S & Daehler CC. 2010. Life history variation in a temperate plant invader, Verbascum thapsus along a tropical elevational gradient in Hawaii. Biological Invasions 12: 4033-4047.pdf-icon
Arevalo JR, Otto R, Escudero C, Fernandez-Lugo S, Arteaga M, Delgado JD & Fernandez-Palacios JM. 2010. Do anthropogenic corridors homogenize plant communities at a local scale? A case studied in Tenerife (Canary Islands). Plant Ecology 209: 23-35. doi:10.1007/s11258-009-9716-y.pdf-icon
Haider S, Alexander J, Dietz H, Trepl L, Edwards PJ & Kueffer C. 2010. The role of bioclimatic origin, residence time and habitat context in shaping non-native plant distributions along an altitudinal gradient. Biological Invasions 12: 4003-4018.pdf-icon
Jakobs G, Kueffer C & Daehler CC. 2010. Introduced weed richness across altitudinal gradients in Hawai‘i: humps, humans and water-energy dynamics. Biological Invasions 12: 4019-4031.pdf-icon
Kueffer C. 2010. Alien plants in the Alps: status and future invasion risks. In: M. F. Price (ed). Europe's ecological backbone: recognising the true value of our mountains. European Environment Agency (EEA), Copenhagen, pp 153-154.pdf-icon
Kueffer C. 2010. Transdisciplinary research is needed to predict plant invasions in an era of global change. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 25(11): 619-620.pdf-icon
Kueffer C, McDougall K & Daehler C. 2010. Assessment and prevention of non-native plant invasions in mountains. In: E. M. Spehn, K. Rudmann-Maurer, C. Körner & D. Maselli (eds). Mountain Biodiversity and Global Change. GMBA-DIVERSITAS, Basel, pp 28-29.pdf-icon
Seipel T. 2010. Pre-adapted or plastic? How widespread non-native plants establish in mountains around the world. Mountain Research Initiative Newsletter 4: 19-21.pdf-icon
2009
Alexander JM, Edwards PJ, Poll M, Parks CG & Dietz H. 2009. Establishment of parallel altitudinal clines in traits of native and introduced forbs. Ecology 90: 612-622.pdf-icon
Alexander JM, Naylor B, Poll M, Edwards PJ & Dietz H. 2009. Plant invasions along mountain roads: the altitudinal amplitude of alien Asteraceae forbs in their native and introduced ranges. Ecography 32: 334-344.pdf-icon
Alexander J & Pauchard A. 2009. EMAPI 10: Bridging approaches to plant invasions. Frontiers in Biogeography 1: 48-49.pdf-icon
Alexander JM, Poll M, Dietz H & Edwards PJ. 2009. Contrasting patterns of genetic variation and structure in plant invasions of mountains. Diversity and Distributions 15: 502-512.pdf-icon
Arteaga MA, Delgado JD, Otto R, Fernández-Palacios JM & Arévalo JR. 2009. How do alien plants distribute along roads on oceanic islands? A case study in Tenerife, Canary Islands. Biological Invasions 11: 1071-1086. doi:10.1007/s10530-008-9329-8.pdf-icon
Khuroo AA, Reshi Z, Rashid I, Dar GH & Malik AH. 2009. Plant invasions in montane ecosystems. Frontiers in Ecology and Environment 7: 408.pdf-icon
Kueffer C, Alexander J, Daehler C, McDougall K, Pauchard A & MIREN Consortium. 2009. The Mountain Invasion Research Network (MIREN) - a boundary organization bridging research and management for addressing plant invasions in mountains. Mountain Views 3(1): 28-30.pdf-icon
McDougall K, Haider S, Seipel T, Kueffer C & MIREN Consortium. 2009. Spread of non-native plant species into mountains: Now is the time to act. Mountain Forum Bulletin 9: 23-25.pdf-icon
Pauchard A, Kueffer C, Dietz H, Daehler CC, Alexander J, Edwards P.J, Arévalo JR, Cavieres L, Guisan A, Haider S, Jakobs G, McDougall K, Millar CI, Naylor BJ, Parks CG, Rew LJ & Seipel T. 2009. Ain't no mountain high enough: plant invasions reaching new elevations. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 7: 479-486. doi:10.1890/080072.pdf-icon
Pauchard A, Kueffer C, McDougall K, Alexander J & MIREN Consortium. 2009. Global networks: a reply to Khuroo et al. Frontiers in Ecology and Environment 7: 518.pdf-icon
Poll M & Alexander JM. 2009. Mountains as model systems for understanding drivers of plant invasion. Mountain Research Initiative Newsletter 3: 26-29.pdf-icon
Poll M, Naylor B, Alexander JM, Edwards PJ & Dietz H. 2009. Seedling establishment of Asteraceae forbs along altitudinal gradients: a comparison of transplant experiments in the native and introduced ranges. Diversity and Distributions 15: 254-265.pdf-icon
2008
Kueffer C, Alexander J, Daehler C, McDougall K, Pauchard A & MIREN Consortium. 2008. The Mountain Invasion Research Network (MIREN). Mountain Research Initiative Newsletter 1: 12-14.pdf-icon
Pena E, Hidalgo M, Langdon B & Pauchard A. 2008. Patterns of spread of Pinus contorta Dougl. ex Loud. invasion in a Natural Reserve in southern South America. Forest Ecology and Management 256: 1049-1054.pdf-icon
2006
Dietz H, Kueffer C & Parks CG. 2006. MIREN: A new research network concerned with plant invasion into mountain areas. Mountain Research and Development 26: 80-81.pdf-icon
2005
Arevalo JR, Delgado JD, Otto R, Naranjo A, Salas M & Fernandez-Palacios JM. 2005. Distribution of alien vs. native plant species in roadside communities along an altitudinal gradient in Tenerife and Gran Canaria (Canary Islands). Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 7: 185-202.pdf-icon
BeckerT, Dietz H, Billeter R, Buschmann H &. Edwards PJ. 2005. Altitudinal distribution of alien plant species in the Swiss Alps. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 7: 173-183.pdf-icon
Cavieres LA, Quiroz CL, Molina-Montenegro MA, Munoz AA & Pauchard A. 2005. Nurse effect of the native cushion plant Azorella monantha on the invasive non-native Taraxacum officinale in the high-Andes of central Chile. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 7: 217-226.pdf-icon
Daehler CC. 2005. Upper-montane plant invasions in the Hawaiian Islands: Patterns and opportunities. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 7: 203-216.pdf-icon
Dietz H. 2005. A mountain invasions special issue. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 7: 135-136.http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/14338319/7/3
McDougall KL, Morgan JW, Walsh NG & Williams RJ. 2005. Plant invasions in treeless vegetation of the Australian Alps. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 7: 159-171.pdf-icon
Parks CG, Radosevich SR, Endress BA, Naylor BJ, Anzinger D, Rew LJ, Maxwell BD & Dwire KA. 2005. Natural and land-use history of the Northwest mountain ecoregions (USA) in relation to patterns of plant invasions. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 7: 137-158.pdf-icon