- In his paper, Matt Heard notes that there has been little experimental fieldwork conducted to determine what factors allows native and exotic plants to live side by side.
- While there have been many potential explanations tossed out, it turns out that just being different is the main reason that they can actually coexist together.
Winthrop University, "Biology Faculty Member's Article on Exotic Plants Appears in Ecology Letters" (2012). Winthrop News 2012. 165.