Evan Eifler

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Evan Is a student at University of Wisconsin - Madison , studying Biological Aspects of Conservation , and is expecting to graduate in 2013 .

My Projects
Characterization of Floral diversity and host preferences of Parastic Plant; Castilleja coccinea in the Chicago Region (2012)

Castilleja coccinea is a semi-parasitic plant that produces flowers subtended by brightly colored bracts. In most cases the bracts of this species are red (coccinea= Latin word meaning "deep red") however many populations in the Chicago Region have yellowish bracts. We hope to map the variation of floral shape, color and major pollination throughout the region.As flower color is closely