For reprints, click on the pdf links or send an email if your institution does not have journal access. For a complete list of publications, check out my google scholar page.

Wolf AA, Funk JL, Menge DNL (in press) The symbionts made me do it: Legumes are not hardwired for high nitrogen concentrations but incorporate more nitrogen in the presence of bacterial partners. New Phytologist

Kimball S, Funk JL, Spasojevic MJ, Suding KN, Parker S, Goulden ML (in press) Can functional traits predict plant community response to global change? Ecosphere

Funk JL, Nguyen M, Standish RJ, Stock WD, Valladares F (2016) Global resource acquisition patterns of invasive and native plant species do not hold at the regional scale in Mediterranean type ecosystems. Biological Invasions doi:10.1007/s10530-016-1297-9 pdf

Funk JL, Wolf AA (2016) Testing the trait-based community framework: do functional traits predict competitive outcomes? Ecology doi:10.1002/ecy.1484 pdf

Larson JE, Funk JL (2016) Regeneration: An overlooked aspect of trait-based plant community assembly models. Journal of Ecology doi:10.1111/1365-2745.12613 pdf

Funk JL, Larson JE, Ames G, Butterfield B, Cavender-Bares J, Firn J, Laughlin DC, Sutton-Grier A, Williams L, Wright J (2016) Revisiting the Holy Grail: Using plant functional traits to understand ecological processes. Biological Reviews pdf

Nguyen M, Ortega AE, Nguyen Q, Kimball S, Goulden M, Funk JL (2016) Evolutionary responses of grassland species to variation in precipitation and soil nitrogen. Journal of Ecology 140:979-986 pdf

Larson JE, Funk JL (2016) Seedling root responses to soil moisture and the identification of a belowground trait spectrum across three growth forms. New Phytologist 210:827-838 pdf

Funk JL, Standish RJ, Stock WD, Valladares F (2016) Plant functional traits of dominant native and invasive species in Mediterranean-climate ecosystems. Ecology 97:75-83 pdf

Madliger CL, Cooke SJ, Crespi EJ, Funk JL, Hultine KR, Hunt KE, Rohr JR, Sinclair BJ, Suski CD, Willis CKR, Love OP (2016) Success stories and emerging themes in conservation physiology. Conservation Physiology 4: doi: 10.1093/conphys/cov057. pdf

Menge DNL, Wolf AA, Funk JL (2015) Diversity of nitrogen fixation strategies in Mediterranean legumes. Nature Plants doi:10.1038/nplants.2015.64 pdf

Funk JL (2015) Invasive species: A global problem in need of a global solution. BioScience 65:623-624 pdf

Funk JL, Rakovski CS, Macpherson JM (2015) On the analysis of phylogenetically paired designs. Ecology and Evolution 5:940–947 pdf

Funk JL, Hoffacker MK, Matzek V (2015) Summer irrigation, grazing and seed addition differentially influence community composition in an invaded serpentine grassland. Restoration Ecology 23:122–130 pdf

Standish RJ, Hobbs RJ, Mayfield MM, Bestelmeyer BT, Suding KN, Battaglia LL, Eviner V, Hawkes CV, Temperton VM, Cramer VA, Harris JA, Funk JL, Thomas PA (2014) Resilience in ecology: Abstraction, distraction, or where the action is? Biological Conservation 177:43–51 pdf

Funk JL, Matzek V, Bernhardt M, Johnson D (2014) Broadening the case for invasive species management to include impacts on ecosystem services. BioScience 64:58-63 pdf

Funk JL (2013) The physiology of invasive plants in low-resource environments. Conservation Physiology 1: doi:10.1093/conphys/cot026 pdf

Funk JL, Cornwell WK (2013) Leaf traits within communities: context may affect the mapping of traits to function. Ecology 94:1893–1897 pdf

Matzek V, Covino J, Funk JL, Saunders M (2013) Closing the knowing–doing gap in invasive plant management: accessibility and interdisciplinarity of scientific research. Conservation Letters doi: 10.1111/conl.12042 pdf

Funk JL, Glenwinkel LA, Sack L (2013) Differential allocation to photosynthetic and non-photosynthetic nitrogen fractions among native and invasive species. PLoS ONE 8(5):e64502. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0064502 pdf

Funk JL, Amatangelo KL. (2013) Physiological mechanisms drive differing foliar calcium content in ferns and angiosperms. Oecologia 173:23–32 pdf

Drenovsky RE, Grewell BJ, D’Antonio CM, Funk JL, James JJ, Molinari N, Parker IM, Richards CM. (2012) A functional trait perspective on plant invasion. Annals of Botany 110: 141–153 pdf

Steers RJ, Funk JL, Allen EB (2011) Can resource-use traits predict native vs. exotic plant success in carbon amended soils? Ecological Applications 21:1211-1224 pdf

Funk JL, Throop HL (2010) Enemy release and plant invasion: patterns of defensive traits and leaf damage in Hawaii. Oecologia 162:815-823 pdf

Funk JL, Zachary VA (2010) Physiological responses to short-term water and light stress in native and invasive plant species in southern California. Biological Invasions 12:1685-1694 pdf

Funk JL, McDaniel S (2009) Altering light availability to restore invaded forest: the predictive role of plant traits. Restoration Ecology 18:865-872 pdf

Funk JL, Cleland EE, Suding KN, Zavaleta ES (2008) Restoration through re-assembly: plant traits and invasion resistance. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 23:695-703 pdf

Funk JL (2008) Differences in plasticity between invasive and native plants from a low resource environment. Journal of Ecology 96:1162-1173 pdf

Funk JL, Vitousek PM (2007) Resource use efficiency and plant invasion in low-resource systems. Nature 446:1079-1081 pdf (News & Views by T. Seastedt pdf)

Funk JL, Jones CG, Lerdau MT (2007) Leaf- and shoot-level plasticity in response to varying nutrient and water availability. Tree Physiology 27:1731-1739 pdf

Funk JL (2005) Hedychium gardnerianum invasion into Hawaiian montane rainforest: interactions among litter quality, decomposition rate, and soil nitrogen availability. Biogeochemistry 76:441-451 pdf

return to funk lab home