Carlson, J.E. and K.E. Holsinger. 2013. Direct and indirect selection on floral pigmentation by pollinators and seed predators in a color polymorphic South African shrub. Oecologia 171: 905-919
Carlson. J.E. and K.E. Holsinger. 2012. Developmental plasticity in Protea as an evolutionary response in the Cape Floristic Region PLoS ONE 7(12); e52035. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0052035 pdf
Prunier, R., K.E. Holsinger and J.E. Carlson. 2012. The effect of historical legacy on adaptation: do closely related species respond to the environment in the same way? Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25(8): 1636-1649.
Carlson, J. E., K. E. Holsinger and R. Prunier. 2011. Plant responses to climate in the Cape Floristic Region of South Africa: Evidence for adaptive differentiation and plasticity in the Proteaceae. Evolution 65:108-124. (cover photo). pdf. supplementary figure. supplementary material.
Carlson, J. E. and K. E. Holsinger. 2010. Natural selection on inflorescence color polymorphisms in wild Protea populations: the role of pollinators, seed predators and inter-trait correlations. American Journal of Botany: 97(6): 934-944. (cover photo) pdf.
Carlson, J. E. 2008. Hummingbird responses to gender-biased nectar production: Are nectar biases maintained by natural or sexual selection? Proc. R. Soc. B: 275: 1717-1726.
Carlson, J. E., and K. E. Harms. 2007. The benefits of bathing buds: water calyces protect flowers from a microlepidopteran herbivore. Biology Letters: 3: 405-407. pdf.
Carlson, J. E. 2007. Male-biased nectar production in a protandrous herb matches predictions of sexual selection theory in plants. American Journal of Botany 94(4): 674-682. pdf.
Carlson, J. E., and K. E. Harms. 2006. The evolution of gender-biased nectar production in hermaphroditic plants. The Botanical Review 72(2): 179-205. pdf.
Carlson, J. E., E. S. Menges, and P. L. Marks. 2003. Seed dispersal by Gopherus polyphemus at Archbold Biological Station, Florida. Florida Scientist 66(3): 80-87. pdf.
Ashton, K. G. and J. E. Carlson. 2003. Apalone ferox (Florida softshell turtle). Movement. Herpetological Review 34:138.