Selfing rates vary widely among natural populations of the perennial wildflower Mimulus ringens. Increased selfing is positively correlated with floral display size and negatively correlated with pollinator visitation and plant density. This suggests that among‐population variation in selfing rate reflects the interaction between ecological and genetic factors.
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Christopher DA, Karron JD, Semski WR, Smallwood PA, Trapnell DW, Mitchell RJ. 2021. Selfing rates vary with floral display, pollinator visitation and plant density in natural populations of Mimulus ringens. JOURNAL OF EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY 2021 doi.org/10.1111/jeb.13781