Carlson, J. E., and K. E. Holsinger. Extrapolating from local ecological processes to genus-wide patterns in colour polymorphism in South African Protea. in press. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences.
Mitchell, N., T. Moore, H. K. Mollman, J. E. Carlson, K. Mocko, H. Martinez-Cabrera, C. Adams, J. A. Silander, C. S. Jones, C. D. Schlichting, and K. E. Holsinger. 2015. Functional traits in parallel evolutionary radiations and trait-environment associations in the Cape Floristic Region of South Africa. American Naturalist 185 10.1086/680051
Prunier, R. K. E. Holsinger, and J. E. Carlson. 2014. Reconsidering a disjunct distribution: molecular and morphological evidence for two evolutionarily distinct lineages in Protea mundii (Klotsch). South African Journal of Botany 95: 64-69.
Heschel, M.S., A. Evankow, K.B. Wolfson, J.E. Carlson and K.E. Holsinger. 2014. Drought response diversification in African Protea species. International Journal of Plant Sciences 175: 442-449.
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.