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C. Eric Hellquist

Associate Professor


Education

Ph.D., Botany, Washington State University, 2005
MS, Plant Biology, University of New Hampshire, Durham, 1996
BA, Plant Biology, University of New Hampshire, Durham, 1994

Research

  • Ecological consequences of species invasions
  • Effects of grazing on plant and microbial interactions
  • Carbon cycling
  • Species interactions within peatlands and estuaries
  • Taxonomy and biogeography of aquatic and wetland plants
  • Ecology of the greater Yellowstone ecosystem 

Specialty areas:

  • wetlands ecology
  • plant community ecology
  • plant physiological ecology
  • ecosystem ecology
  • plant-animal interactions

Publications

  • Hellquist, C. E., C. B. Hellquist, and J. J. Whipple. 2014.  New records for rare and under-collected aquatic vascular plants of Yellowstone National Park.  Madroño 61: 159-176.
  • Davis, C. D., M. Gunn, and C. E. Hellquist. 2012. The botanical teaching legacy of Edward G. Voss at the University of Michigan Biological Station. Michigan Botanist 51: 32-41.
  • Hamilton III, E. W. and C. E. Hellquist. 2012. Yellowstone's most invaded landscape: Vegetation restoration in Gardiner Basin. Yellowstone Science 20: 25-32.
  • Hellquist, C. E., D. Frank, K. W. Ryan*, and E. W. Hamilton III. 2011. CO2 exchange of native and exotic plant communities in Gardiner Basin, Yellowstone National Park. pp. 105-113 in Questioning Greater Yellowstone's future: Climate, land use, and invasive species: Proceedings of the 10th Biennial Scientific Conference on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. C. Anderson, editor. Yellowstone Center for Resources, Yellowstone National Park, WY and University of Wyoming William D. Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources, Laramie, WY.
  • Hellquist, C. E. and R. A. Black. 2010. The influence of intertidal zone and native vegetation on the survival and growth of Spartina anglica in northern Puget Sound, WA, USA. pp. 99-102 in D. R. Ayres, D. W. Kerr, S. D. Ericson and P. R. Olofson, eds. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Invasive Spartina, Nov. 8-10, 2004. San Francisco, CA, USA. San Francisco Estuary Invasive Spartina Project of the California State Coastal Conservancy: Oakland CA.
  • Hellquist, C. E. and R. A. Black. 2010. The role of Spartina anglica production in bivalve diets in northern Puget Sound, WA, USA. pp. 153-159. in D. R. Ayres, D. W. Kerr, S. D. Ericson and P. R. Olofson, eds. 2010. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Invasive Spartina, Nov. 8-10, 2004. San Francisco, CA, USA. San Francisco Estuary Invasive Spartina Project of the California State Coastal Conservancy: Oakland, CA.
  • Maricle, B.R., R.W. Lee, C.E. Hellquist, O. Kiirats, and G.E. Edwards (2007) Effects of salinity on chlorophyll fluorescence and CO2 fixation in C4 estuarine grasses. Photosynthetica 45: 433-440.
  • Hellquist. C.B. and C.E. Hellquist (2006) Invasive plants of the frogbit family in North America. Water Garden Journal 21: 5-8.
  • Hellquist, C.E. and G.E. Crow (2003) The vascular flora of Mud Pont peatland, Carroll County, New Hampshire. Rhodora 105: 153-177.
  • Hacker, S.D., D. Heimer, C.E. Hellquist, T.G. Reeder, B. Reeves, T.J. Riordan, and M.N. Dethier (2001) A marine plant (Spartina anglica) invades widely varying habitats: potential mechanisms of invasion and control. Biological Invasions 3: 211-217.
  • Hellquist, C.E. and G.E. Crow (1999) The distribution of the bryophyte and vascular plants of Little Dollar Lake peatland, Mackinac County, Michigan. Rhodora 101: 46-86.
  • Hellquist, C.E. and G.E. Crow (1997) The byrophyte and vascular flora of Little Dollar Lake peatland, Mackinac County, Michigan. Rhodora 99: 195-222.