Peer-reviewed Publications

Fehlberg, S.D., M.C. Ty, and C.J. Ferguson. In press. Reexamination of a putative diploid hybrid taxon using genetic evidence: The distinctiveness of Phlox pilosa subsp. deamii (Polemoniaceae). International Journal of Plant Science.
Fehlberg, S.D., J.M. Allen, and K. Church. 2013. A novel method of genomic DNA extraction for Cactaceae. Applications in Plant Sciences 1: 1200013.
Tew, J.M., S.L. Lance, K.L. Jones, and S.D. Fehlberg. 2012. Microsatellite development for an endangered riparian inhabitant, Lilaeopsis schaffneriana subsp. recurva (Apiaceae). American Journal of Botany Primer Notes & Protocols in the Plant Sciences 99: e164-166.
Fehlberg, S.D. and C.J. Ferguson. 2012. Intraspecific cytotypic variation and complicated genetic structure in the Phlox amabilis-P. woodhousei (Polemoniaceae) complex. American Journal of Botany 99: 865-874.
Fehlberg, S.D. and C.J. Ferguson. 2012. Intraspecific cytotype variation and conservation: An example from Phlox (Polemoniaceae). Calochortiana 1: 189-195.
Fehlberg, S.D. and T.A. Ranker. 2009. Evolutionary history and phylogeography of Encelia farinosa (Asteraceae) from the Sonoran, Mojave, and Peninsular Deserts. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 50: 326-335.
Lehnert, M., M. Kessler, A.N. Schmidt-Lebuhn, S.A. Klimas, S.D. Fehlberg, and T.A. Ranker. 2009. Phylogeny of the fern genus Melpomene (Polypodiaceae) inferred from morphology and chloroplast DNA analysis. Systematic Botany 34: 1-11.
Fehlberg, S.D., K.A. Ford, M.C. Ungerer, and C.J. Ferguson. 2008. Development, characterization and transferability of microsatellite markers for the plant genus Phlox (Polemoniaceae). Molecular Ecology Resources 8: 116–118.
Fehlberg, S.D. and T.A. Ranker. 2007. Phylogeny and biogeography of Encelia (Asteraceae) in the Sonoran and Peninsular Deserts based on multiple DNA sequences. Systematic Botany 32: 692-699.
Fehlberg (Kuchel), S.D. and L.P. Bruederle. 2000. Allozyme data support a Eurasian origin for Carex viridula ssp. viridula var. viridula Michx. (Cyperaceae). Madroño 47: 147-158.

Fehlberg, S.D. and K.M. Fehlberg. Phylogeographic patterns in Encelia farinosa (Asteraceae) in the southwestern deserts of North America: a comparison of nuclear and chloroplast DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.

In preparation:
Fehlberg, S.D. and J.M. Allen. Clonality, fixed heterozygosity, and limited genetic structure in Lilaeopsis schaffneriana subsp. recurva (Apiaceae), an endangered herbaceous perennial. Conservation Genetics.

Peer-reviewed Technical Reports

Fehlberg, S.D. 2013. Distinguishing Arizona hedgehog cactus from close relatives using genetic information. Report prepared for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Phoenix, Arizona.
Fehlberg, S.D. 2012. Population genetic study of the Arizona hedgehog cactus in support of multiple Recovery Plan objectives. Report prepared for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Phoenix, Arizona.
Fehlberg, S.D. 2012. Assessing genetic distinctiveness of Huachuca Water Umbel (Lilaeopsis schaffneriana subsp. recurva) on Fort Huachuca, Arizona and other regional sites. Report prepared for the Environmental and Natural Resource Division, Directorate of Public Works, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Huachuca, Arizona.

Book Chapters

Bruederle, L.P., S.L. Yarbrough, and S.D. Fehlberg. 2009. Allozyme variation in the genus Carex… 15 years later: 1986-2001. Pp.187-196 in R.F.C. Naczi and B.A. Ford, eds. Sedges: Uses, Diversity, and Systematics of the Cyperaceae. Missouri Botanic Garden Press, St. Louis, Missouri.
Ferguson, C.J., S.D. Fehlberg, K.A. Ford, and S.C. Strakosh. 2008. Phylogenetic relationships of the genus Phlox (Polemoniaceae): comparing and combining data sets from the chloroplast genome. Pp. 153-172 in A.K. Sharma and A. Sharma, eds. Plant Genome: Biodiversity and Evolution. Volume 1, Part E. Science Publishers, Enfield, New Hampshire.