Contact: Janet Lathrop
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Caption: Colored regions show distributions of pine tree species. Red dots are specimen collection points. Species discovery efforts are usually hampered by under-sampling, but the UMass Amherst-AMNH study enjoyed unusually large sample coverage.
Credit: Rodger Gwiazdowski and UMass Amherst
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