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Semple, J.C., L. Tong, and A. Chuong.  2017.  Multivariate studies of Solidago subsect. Squarrosae.  III. S. georgiana, S. porteri, S. roanensis, S. squarrosa and S. villosicarpa (Asteraceae: Astereae).  Phytoneuron 2017-55: 1–17.

Semple, J.C.,  2017.  Solidago georgiana (Asteraceae: Astereae) a new species in S. subsect. Squarrosae from Georgia.  Phytoneuron 2017-54: 1–5.

Semple, J.C., H. Faheemuddin, M. Sorour, and Y.A. Chong. 2017.  A Multivariate studies of Solidago subsect. Triplinerviae in western North America: The Solidago lepida complex (Asteraceae: Astereae).  Phytoneuron 2017-47: 1–43.

Semple, J.C., R. Lopez Laphitz, A. Uesugi, S.C. Coffey, and N.G. Walsh.  2017 submitted.  Multivariate morphometric confirmation of Solidago chilensis (Asteraceae: Astereae) in  Australia.  Phytoneuron 2017-42: 1–10.

Semple, J.C., R.M. Lopez Laphitz and H. Schaefer.  2017.  Multivariate morphometric confirmation of Solidago chilensis (Asteraceae: Astereae) in the Azores.  Phytoneuron 2017-41: 1–7.  Published 1 June 2017

Semple, J.C. and A. Uesugi.  2017.  Solidago altissima var. pluricephala (Asteraceae: Astereae) in Australia, Tonga and Hawaii.  Phytoneuron 2017-40: 1–16.

Semple, J.C., L. Tong, Y. A. Chong and M. Kaddoura.  2017.  Multivariate studies of Solidago subsect. Squarrosae. II. The Solidago bicolor –S. hispida complex (Asteraceae: Astereae).  Phytoneuron 2017-33: 1–44.

Semple, J.C. and K. Sankara Rao. 2017.  Solidago altissima var. pluricephala (Asteraceae: Astereae) in India. Phytoneuron 2017-32. 1-7.

Semple, J.C. 2017.  Solidago jejunifolia (Asteraceae:Astereae) in Iowa, Missouri, and Nebraska.  Phytoneuron 2017-19. 1-5.

Semple, J.C., L. Tong, and Y.A. Chong.  2017.  Multivariate studies of Solidago subsect. Squarrosae. I. The Solidago speciosa complex (Asteraceae: Astereae).  Phytoneuron 2017-18: 1–23.

Verloove F., B.J.M. Zonneveld and J.C. Semple. 2017: First evidence for the presence of invasive Solidago altissima (Asteraceae) in Europe. Willdenowia 47: 69-75.   doi: https:// doi.org/10.3372/wi.47.47107

Semple, J.C. and T. Ohi-Toma. 2017. Typification of Solidago yokusaiana (Asteraceae: Astereae) a distinctive Japanese species.  Phytoneuron 2017-16.  1-6.

Semple, J.C. and C. Frye. 2017.  A collection of Solidago rupestris (Asteraceae: Astereae) from Mineral Co., West Virginia.  Phytoneuron 2017-13.  1-3.

Semple, J.C., Y. Ma and L. Tong. 2016.  On Solidago simplex (Asteraceae: Astereae): a multivariate study including S. glutinosa, S. leiocarpa, S. multiradiata and S. spathulata. Phytoneuron 2016-87. 1-21.

Semple, J.C., T. Shea, M. El-Swesi, H. Rahman, and Y. Ma. 2016.  A multivariate study of the Solidago stricta complex  (Asteraceae: Astereae: S. subsect. Maritimae). Phytoneuron 2016-86. 1-34.

Semple, J.C., T. Shea, H. Rahman, Y. Ma, and K. Kornobis. 2016.  A multivariate study of the Solidago sempervirens complex  (Asteraceae: Astereae: S. subsect. Maritimae). Phytoneuron 2016-73. 1-31.

Semple, J.C.  2016.  Solidago maya  (Asteraceae: Astereae: S. subsect. Maritimae) a new species of goldenrod from southern Mexico, Guatemala and Belize. Phytoneuron 2016-72: 1–8.

Semple, J.C. , R. Lopez Laphitz, H. Rahman, and Yunfei Ma. 2016.  On Solidago durangensis (Asteraceae: Astereae): A multivariate study with specimens of subsect. Junceae, subsect. Maritimae, and subsect. Triplinerviae.  Phytoneuron 2016-48: 1–19.

Cheek, M. D. and J.C. Semple. 2016. First official record of naturalised populations of Solidago altissima L. var. pluricephala M.C. Johnst. (Asteraceae: Astereae) in Africa.  South Afr. J. Bot. 105: 333-336.   doi:10.1016/j.sajb.2016.05.001

Semple, J.C.  2016. An intuitive phylogeny and summary of chromosome number variation in the goldenrod genus Solidago (Asteraceae: Astereae). Phytoneuron 2016-32. 1-9.

Semple, J.C. and R. Lopez Laphitz. 2016.  On Solidago gypsophila and S. pringlei (Asteraceae: Astereae), rare and not so rare Mexican endemics:  a multivariate study of the Tortifolia group of S. subsect. Triplinerviae.  Phytoneuron 2016-29. 1-20.

Semple, J.C.  2016.  Documenting a Solidago bicolor × S. brendiae hybrid (Asteraceae: Astereae) from Nova Scotia.   Phytoneuron 2016-23. 1–10.

Semple, J.C. and B.R. Keener.  2016.  A recent collection of Solidago buckleyi in Alabama (Asteraceae: Astereae) and multivariate comparison of S. buckleyi, S. petiolaris var. petiolaris and S. porteri.  Phytoneuron 2016-15: 1–8.

Semple, J.C., S. Bzovsky and Lan Tong. 2016. Typification of Solidago chapmanii (Asteraceae: Astereae) and a multivariate comparison with S. drummondii, S. fistulosa, S. odora and S. rugosa.  Phytoneuron 2016-12: 1–16.

Müller, K.M. and J.C. Semple. 2015. Diversity of life: an introductory survey of the three domains of life on earth. 299pp. AsterGraphics, Waterloo.  ISBN 978-0-9736087-1-7

Lopez Laphitz, R. and J.C. Semple. 2015. A multivariate morphometric analysis of the Solidago chilensis complex in South America and related taxa in North America (Asteraceae: Astereae).  Ann. Mo. Bot. Garden 100(4): 423-441.

Semple, J.C. and A.V. Gilman. 2015. Solidago brendiae (Asteraceae: Astereae) in Vermont.  Phytoneuron 2015-40: 1–7.

Beck, J.B. and J.C. Semple. 2015. Next-Generation Sampling: Pairing Genomics with Herbarium Specimens Provides Species-Level Signal in Solidago (Asteraceae). Applications in Plant Sciences 2015 3(6): 1500014. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3732/apps.1500014

Semple J.C., R.E. Cook, and E. Owen. 2015. Chromosome numbers in Fam. Compositae, Tribe Astereae. VIII. Eastern North American taxa. II. Rhodora 117: 80-91.

Semple, J.C., H. Rahman, H., S. Bvosky, M.K. Sorour, K. Kornobis, R. Lopez Laphitz, and L. Tong. 2015.  A multivariate morphometric study of the Solidago altissima complex and S. canadensis (Asteraceae: Astereae).  Phytoneuron 2015-10. 1–31. Published 12 February 2015.

Semple, J.C. , and D. Estes. 2014. Discovery of Solidago porteri (Asteraceae: Astereae) in Alabama and Tennessee and a second population in Georgia.  Phytoneuron 2014-45: 1–11. 

Beck, J.B. , J.C. Semple, J.M. Brull, S.L. Lance, M.M. Phillips, S.B. Hoot, and G.A. Meyer. 2014.  Genus-wide microsatellite primers for the goldenrods (Solidago; Asteraceae). Applications in Plant Sciences 2014 2(4): 1300093.

Semple, J.C., H. Faheemuddin, Y.A. Chong, M.K. Sorour, J.A. Hood, I. Khamis, Y. Ma, and K. Kornobis. 2013. A multivariate morphometric study of the Solidago canadensis/S. lepida complex of Solidago subsect. Triplinerviae (Asteraceae: Astereae). Phytoneuron 2013-58: 1–20.

Semple, J.C. 2013. A new species of Triplinerviae goldenrod in eastern Canada (Asteraceae: Astereae): Solidago brendiae. Phytoneuron 2013-57: 1–9.

Semple, J.C. 2013.  Application of the names Solidago stricta and S. virgata (Asteraceae: Astereae).  Phytoneuron 2013-42. 1-3.

Semple, J.C. , and J.A. Peirson.  2013.  A revised nomenclature for the Solidago simplex complex (Asteraceae: Astereae).  Phytoneuron 2013-41. 1-5.

Semple, J.C.  2013.  On the name Solidago mirabilis (Asteraceae: Astereae) and a new name for a Japanese species of goldenrod.  Phytoneuron 2013-24: 1-9.

Semple, J.C. and K. Gandhi.  2012.  Neotypification of Solidago buckleyi (Asteraceae: Astereae) and observations on its distribution.  Phytoneuron 2012-111: 1-5.

Semple, J.C.  2012.  Typification of Solidago gracillima (Asteraceae: Astereae) and application of the name.  Phytoneuron 2012-107: 1-10.

Semple, J.C., L. Tong, M.J. Oldham and W. Bakowsky. 2012. Solidago pallida new to Ontario and Canada. Phytoneuron 2012-106: 1-5.

Semple, J.C., Lan Tong, and P. Pastolero. 2012. Neotypification of Solidago salicina (Asteraceae: Astereae) and a multivariate comparison with S. patula. Phytoneuron 2012-56: 1–6.

Semple, J.C. 2012. Almutaster p. 236. Euthamia p. 331. Heterotheca pp. 350-352. Sericocarpus p. 420. Solidago pp. 421-422. In B. G. Baldwin et al. (eds.), The Jepson Manual, Vascular Plants of California. 2nd Ed. University of California Press., Berkeley.

Peirson, J.A., A.A. Reznicek, & J.C. Semple. 2012. Polyploidy, speciation, and infraspecific cytotype variation in Goldenrods: the cytogeography of Solidago subsection Humiles (Asteraceae: Astereae) in North America. Taxon: 61: 197-210.

Yilin Chen & John C. Semple. 2011. Solidago Linnaeus. pp. 632-634. In Wu, Z. Y., Raven, P. H. & Hong, D. Y., eds., Flora of China Volume 20–21 (Asteraceae). Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis). Published online on 25 October 2011. Printed version December 2011.

Yilin Chen, Luc Brouillet & John C. Semple. 2011. Aster Linnaeus. pp. 574-632. In Wu, Z. Y., Raven, P. H. & Hong, D. Y., eds., Flora of China Volume 20–21 (Asteraceae). Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis). Published online on 25 October 2011. Printed version December 2011.

Chen, Y. L., Chen, Y. S., Brouillet, L. & Semple, J. C. 2011. Astereae. Pp. 545–652 in: Wu, Z. Y., Raven, P. H. & Hong, D. Y., eds., Flora of China Volume 20–21 (Asteraceae). Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis). Published online on 25 October 2011. Printed version December 2011.

Brouillet, L., T. Lowrey, L. Urbatsch, V. Karaman-Castro, G. Sancho, S. Wagstaff, and J.C. Semple. 2009. Chapter 37. Astereae. Pp. 449-490. In Systematics, Evolution and Biogeography of the Compositae, Funk, V.A., A. Susanna, T. Stuessy, and R. Bayer (eds.). IAPT, Vienna, Austria.

Semple, J.C. and K. Watanabe. 2009. Chapter 4. A review of chromosome numbers in the Asteraceae with hypotheses on chromosomal base number evolution. Pp. 21-32. In Systematics, Evolution and Biogeography of the Compositae, Funk, V.A., A. Susanna, T. Stuessy, and R. Bayer (eds.). IAPT, Vienna, Austria.  [Watanabe's Index to Chromosome numbers in Asteraceae]


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