Curtis C. Daehler
Selected Publications
Catford, J. A., C. C. Daehler, H. T. Murphy, A. W. Sheppard, B. D. Hardesty, D. A. Westcott, M. Rejmánek, P. J. Bellingham, J. Pergl, C. C. Horvitz, and P. E. Hulme. 2012. The intermediate disturbance hypothesis and plant invasions: Implications for species richness and management. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 14:231-241. doi:10.1016/j.ppees.2011.12.002

Petitpierre, B., C. Kueffer, O. Broennimann, C. Randin, C. Daehler, and A. Guisan. 2012. Climatic Niche Shifts Are Rare Among Terrestrial Plant Invaders.
Science 335:1344-1348. doi: 10.1126/science.1215933

Ansari, S. and C. C. Daehler. 2011. Fasciation in Invading Common Mullein,
Verbascum thapsus (Scrophulariaceae): Testing the Roles of Genetic and Environmental Factors. Pacific Science 65(4):451-463. doi: 10.2984/65.4.451

Junker, R., C. Daehler, S. Dötterl, A. Keller, and N. Blüthgen. 2011. Ant-flower networks in Hawaii: nectar-thieving ants prefer undefended native over introduced plants with floral defenses.
Ecological Monographs. 81:295–311. DOI:10.1890/10-1367.1

Mandle, L., J. L. Bufford, I. B. Schmidt and C.C. Daehler. 2011. Woody exotic plant invasions and fire: reciprocal impacts and consequences for native ecosystems
Biological Invasions 13: 1815-1827. DOI 10.1007/s10530-011-0001-3

Seipel, T., C. Kueffer, L. J. Rew, C. C. Daehler, A. Pauchard, B. J. Naylor, J. M. Alexander, P. J. Edwards, C. G. Parks, J. R. Arevalo, L. A. Cavieres, H. Dietz, G. Jakobs, K. McDougall, R. Otto, and N. Walsh. 2011. Processes at multiple scales affect richness and similarity of non-native plant species in mountains around the world. Global Ecology and Biogeography. DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2011.00664.x

Alexander, J. M., C. Kueffer, C. C. Daehler, P. J. Edwards, A. Pauchard, and T. Seipel. 2011. Assembly of nonnative floras along elevational gradients explained by directional ecological filtering. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108:656-661.

Jakobs, G., C. Kueffer, and C. Daehler. 2010. Introduced weed richness across altitudinal gradients in Hawai'i: humps, humans and water-energy dynamics.
Biological Invasions 12:4019-4031.

Kueffer, C., C. C. Daehler, C. W. Torres-Santana, C. Lavergne, J.-Y. Meyer, R. Otto, and L. Silva. 2010. A global comparison of plant invasions on oceanic islands.
Perspectives in Plant Ecology Evolution and Systematics 12:145-161.

Ansari, S., and C. C. Daehler. 2010. Life history variation in a temperate plant invader, Verbascum thapsus along a tropical elevational gradient in Hawaii.
Biological Invasions 12:4033-4047.

Daehler, C. C., and J. G. Virtue. 2010. Likelihood and consequences: Reframing the Australian weed risk assessment to reflect a standard model of risk.
Plant Protection Quarterly 25:52-55.

Gordon, D., B. Mitterdorfer, P. Pheloung, S. Ansari, C. Buddenhagen, C. Chimera, C. Daehler, W. Dawson, J. S. Denslow, A. LaRosa, T. Nishida, D. Onderdonk, F. Panetta, P. Pysek, R. Randall, D. Richardson, N. Tshidada, J. G. Virtue, and P. A. Williams. 2010. Guidance for addressing the Australian weed risk assessment questions.
Plant Protection Quarterly 25:56-74.

Daehler, C. C. 2009. Short lag times for invasive tropical plants: Evidence from experimental plantings in Hawai'i. PLoS ONE 4:e4462.

Kueffer, C., and C. C. Daehler. 2009. A habitat-classification framework and typology for understanding, valuing, and managing invasive species impacts. Pages 77-101 in Inderjit, editor. Management of Invasive Weeds. Springer, The Netherlands.

Pauchard, A., C. Kueffer, H. Dietz, C. C. Daehler, J. Alexander, P. J. Edwards, J. R. Arevalo, L. A. Cavieres, A. Guisan, S. Haider, G. Jakobs, K. McDougall, C. I. Millar, B. J. Naylor, C. G. Parks, L. J. Rew, and T. Seipel. 2009. Ain't no mountain high enough: plant invasions reaching new elevations. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 7: 479-486.

Joe, S. M., and C. C. Daehler. 2008. Invasive slugs as under-appreciated obstacles to rare plant restoration: evidence from the Hawaiian Islands.
Biological Invasions 10: 245-255.

Loh, R. K., and C. C. Daehler. 2008. Influence of woody invader control methods and seed availability on native and invasive species establishment in a Hawaiian forest.
Biological Invasions 10:805-819.

Daehler, C. C. 2008. Invasive plant problems in the Hawaiian Islands and beyond: Insights from history and psychology.
Pages 3-20 in B. Tokarska-Guzik, J. H. Brock, G. Brundu, L. Child, C. C. Daehler, and P. Pyšek, editors. Plant Invasions: Human perception, ecological impacts and management. Backhuys Publishing, Leiden, The Netherlands. Abstract

Loh, R., and C. C. Daehler. 2007. Influence of invasive tree kill rates on native and invasive plant establishment in a Hawaiian wet forest.
Restoration Ecology 15: 199-211.

Daehler, C. C., and J. S. Denslow. 2007. The Australian weed risk assessment system: Does it work in Hawai’i? Would it work in Canada?
Pages 9-24 in D. R. Clements and S. J. Darbyshire, editors. Invasive plants: Inventories, strategies and action. Topics in Canadian Weed Science, Volume 5 Canadian Weed Science Society, Sainte Anne de Bellevue, Québec. Abstract

Raghu, S., Anderson, R. C., Daehler, C. C. Davis, A. S. Wiedenmann, R. N. Simberloff, D. Mack, R. N. 2006. Adding Biofuels to the Invasive Species Fire?
Science. 313: 1742.

Daehler, C. C. 2006. Invasibility of tropical islands by introduced plants: Partitioning the influence of isolation and propagule pressure.
Preslia 78.361-374.

Gardener, M. C., and C. C. Daehler. 2006. Documenting floral visitors to rare Hawaiian plants using automated video recordings.
Pacific Conservation Biology. 12:189-194.

Daehler, C. C., and R. F. Baker. 2006. New records of naturalized and naturalizing plants around Lyon Arboretum, Mänoa Valley, O'ahu.
Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 87:3-18.

Yorkston, M., and C. C. Daehler. 2006. Interfertility between Hawaiian ecotypes of
Sida fallax (Malvaceae) and evidence of a hybrid disadvantage. International Journal of Plant Science 167:221-230.

Daehler, C.C. 2005. Upper-montane plant invasions in the Hawaiian Islands: Patterns and opportunities.
Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 7:203-216.

Daehler, C.C. and E. Goergen. 2005. Experimental restoration of an indigenous Hawaiian grassland after invasion by
Cenchrus ciliaris (buffel grass). Restoration Ecology 13:380-389.

Krushelnycky, P. D., S. M. Joe, A. C. Medeiros, C. C. Daehler, and L. L. Loope. 2005. The role of abiotic conditions in shaping the long-term patterns of a high elevation Argentine ant invasion.
Diversity and Distributions 11:319-331.

Mueller Dombois, D., and C. C. Daehler. 2005. The PABITRA project: Island landscapes under global change.
Pacific Science 59:133-139.

Daehler, C. C., J. S. Denslow, S. Ansari, and H. Kuo. 2004. A risk assessment system for screening out invasive pest plants from Hawai'i and other Pacific Islands.
Conservation Biology 18:360-368.

Pyšek, P., C. C. Daehler, M. A. Davis, and K. Thompson. 2004. Plant invasions and vegetation succession: closing the gap.
Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 85:105-109.

Daehler, C. C. 2003. Performance comparisons of co-occurring native and alien plants: Implications for conservation and restoration.
Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 34:183-211.

Stampe, E., and C. C. Daehler. 2003. Mycorrhizal species identity affects plant community structure and invasion.
Oikos 100:362-372.

Daehler, C. C., and N. Dudley. 2002. Impact of the black twig borer, and introduced insect pest, on
Acacia koa in the Hawaiian Islands. Micronesica 6 (Supp.):35-53.

Goergen, E., and C. C. Daehler. 2002. Factors affecting seedling recruitment in an invasive grass (Pennisetum setaceum) and a native grass (Heteropogon contortus) in the Hawaiian Islands.
Plant Ecology 161:147-156.

Lockwood, J. L., G. J. Russell, J. J. Gittleman, C. C. Daehler, M. L. McKinney, and A. Purvis. 2002. A metric for analyzing taxonomic patterns of extinction risk.
Conservation Biology 16:1137-1142.

Carino, D. A., and C. C. Daehler. 2002. Can inconspicuous legumes facilitate alien grass invasions? Partridge peas and fountain grass in Hawaii.
Ecography 25:33-41.

Anderson, R. C., D. E. Gardner, C. C. Daehler, and F. C. Meinzer. 2002. Dieback of Acacia koa in Hawaii: ecological and pathological characterstics of affected stands.
Forest Ecology and Management 162:277-290.

Daehler, C. C. 2001. Darwin's naturalization hypothesis revisited.
American Naturalist 158:324-330.

Goergen, E., and C. C. Daehler. 2001. Reproductive ecology of a native Hawaiian grass (
Heteropogon contortus; Poaceae)versus its invasive alien competitor (Pennisetum setaceum; Poaceae). International Journal of Plant Science 162:317-326.

Goergen, E., and C. C. Daehler. 2001. Inflorescence damage by insects and fungi in native Pili grass (
Heteropogon contortus) versus alien fountain grass (Pennisetum setaceum) in Hawaii. Pacific Science 55: 129-136.

Daehler, C.C. 2001. Two ways to be an invader, but one is more suitable for ecology.
Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. 82: 101-102.

Daehler, C.C. and D.A. Carino. 2000. Predicting invasive plants: Prospects for a general screening system based on current regional models.
Biological Invasions 2: 92-103.

Carino, D.A. and C.C. Daehler. 1999. Genetic variation in an apomictic grass,
Heteropogon contortus, in the Hawaiian Islands. Molecular Ecology 8: 2127-2132.

Daehler, C.C., M. Yorkston, W. Sun and N. Dudley. 1999. Genetic variation in morphology and growth characters of
Acacia koa in the Hawaiian Islands. International Journal of Plant Sciences 160: 767-773.

Ewel, J. J., D. J. O'Dowd, J. Bergelson, C. C. Daehler, and C. M. D'Antonio et al. 1999. Deliberate introductions of species: Research needs.
Bioscience 49: 619-630.

Daehler, C.C., C.K. Anttila, D.A. Ayres, and D.R. Strong. 1999. Evolution of a new ecotype of
Spartina alterniflora (Poaceae) in San Francisco Bay. American Journal of Botany 86: 543-546

Daehler, C.C. 1999. Inbreeding depression in smooth cordgrass (
Spartina alterniflora, Poaceae) invading San Francisco Bay. American Journal of Botany 86: 131-139.
Sida fallax, indigenous
Cenchrus ciliaris
Pennisetum setaceum
Mimosa diplotricha
predicted to be invasive in Hawaii
Pinanga coronata Recently naturalized in Hawaii
Piper aduncum
predicted to be invasive in Hawaii
Verbascum thapsus
A noxious weed that often shows giganticism and fasciation in Hawaii
View from Mauna kea, Hawaii, during mountain invasion surveys
Prosopis juliflora
A noxious weed with tire-puncturing spines; populations currently localized Hawaii