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Schoolmaster, D.R. Jr., C.R. Zirbel, and J.P. Cronin. (Accepted). A graphical causal model for resolving species identity effects and biodiversity–ecosystem function correlations: Reply. Ecology.

Catano, C.P., Bassett, T.J., Bauer, J.T., Grman, E., Groves, A.M., Zirbel, C.R., & Brudvig, L.A. (In Press). Soil resources mediate the strength of species but not trait convergence across grassland restorations. Journal of Applied Ecology.

Grman, E., Zirbel, C.R., Bauer, J.T., Groves, A.M., Bassett, T., & Brudvig, L.A. (2021). Super‐abundant C4 grasses are a mixed blessing in restored prairies. Restoration Ecology. doi: 10.1111/rec.13281

Zirbel, C.R. and L.A. Brudvig (2020). Trait-environment interactions affect plant establishment success during restoration. Ecology 00(00):e02971. 10.1002/ecy.2971

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Ladwig, L.M., Zirbel, C.R., Sorenson, Q.M., & Damschen, E.I. (2020). A taxonomic, phylogenetic, and functional comparison of restoration seed mixes and historical plant communities in Midwestern oak savannas. Forest Ecology and Management, 466, 118122.

Kattge, J., G. Bönisch, S. Díaz, S. Lavorel, I.C. Prentice, P. Leadley, S. Tautenhahn, G. Werner, … C. R. Zirbel,… and C. Wirth (2019). TRY plant trait database - enhanced coverage and open access. Global Change Biology. 00:1–70.

Lau, J.A., S. Magnoli, C.R. Zirbel, and L.A. Brudvig. (2019). The limits to adaptation in restored ecosystems and how management can help overcome them. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 104:441-454.

Zirbel, C.R., Grman, E. Bassett, T., and Brudvig, L.A. (2019). Landscape context explains ecosystem multifunctionality in restored grasslands better than plant diversity. Ecology 100(4):e02634.

Grman, E., C.R. Zirbel, T. Bassett, and L.A. Brudvig. (2018). Ecosystem multifunctionality increases with beta diversity in restored prairies. Oecologia 188:837-848.

Zirbel, C.R., E. Grman, T. Bassett, and L.A. Brudvig. (2017). Plant functional traits and environmental conditions shape community assembly and ecosystem functioning during restoration. Journal of Applied Ecology.

Brudvig, L.A., R.S. Barak, J.T. Bauer, T.T. Caughlin, D.C. Laughlin, L. Larios , J.W. Matthews , K.L. Stuble, N.E. Turley, C.R. Zirbel. (2017). Interpreting variation to advance predictive restoration science. Journal of Applied Ecology.

Grman, E., Bassett, T., Zirbel, C.R., Brudvig, L.A. (2015), Dispersal and establishment filters influence the assembly of restored prairie plant communities. Restoration Ecology.

Larkin, D.J., Steffen, J.F., Gentile, R.M. and Zirbel, C.R. (2014), Ecosystem Changes Following Restoration of a Buckthorn-Invaded Woodland. Restoration Ecology, 22: 89–97.

Gill, J.L., McLauchlan, K.K., Skibbe, A.M., Goring, S., Zirbel, C. R., Williams, J. W. (2013), Linking abundances of the dung fungus Sporormiella to the density of bison: implications for assessing grazing by megaherbivores in palaeorecords. Journal of Ecology, 101: 1125–1136.