Joshua McDill


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Full name
Joshua McDill
Curator level
Full Curator


233 objects curated
11 taxa curated
8 images set as exemplar
0 articles selected for Overview
0 preferred classifications selected

4 common names added
0 common names removed
0 common names curated

8 taxa commented
23 comments submitted
2 articles added
0 data records added
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Curator qualifications


Ph.D., Plant Biology, 2009: The University of Texas at Austin. Dissertation topic: Phylogeny and biogeography of Linum (flax) and the Linaceae. Teaching assistant for "Plant Systematics and the Texas Flora" and "Central Texas Native Plants" courses at the University of Texas.

M.A., Ecology and Systematic Biology, 2001. San Francisco State University. Thesis topic: Comparative leaf and stem anatomy in Linanthus and related genera (Polemoniaceae). Teaching assistant for "The Flora of the Sierra Nevada" and "Plant Taxonomy" courses at San Francisco State University.

B.S., Biology (conc. in Botany), 1998. San Francisco State University. Member, California Native Plant Society

Relevant Publications:

McDill, J., M. Repplinger, J.W. Kadereit, and B.B. Simpson. 2009. The Phylogeny of Linum and Linaceae subfamily Linoideae, with Implications for Their Systematics, Biogeography, and Evolution of Heterostyly. Systematic Botany 34: 386-405.

McDill, J.R. and B. B. Simpson. 2011. Molecular phylogenetics of Linaceae with complete generic sampling and data from two chloroplast genes. The Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 165: 64-83.

McDill, J.R. 2012. Linaceae. in The Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California, 2nd Edition. University of California Press.
Curation scope
The flora of North America, especially California, Texas, and Alberta.