Capers, R.S., and N. Slack. 2016. A baseline study of alpine snowbed and rill communities on Mount Washington, N.H. Rhodora 118:345-381.
Capers, R.S., and D. W. Taylor. 2014. Slow recovery in a Mount Washington, New Hampshire, alpine plant community four years after disturbance. Rhodora 116:1-24.
Capers, R.S., K.D. Kimball, K.P. McFarland, M.T. Jones, A.H. Lloyd, J.S. Munroe, G. Fortin, C. Mattrick, J. Goren, D.D. Sperduto and R. Paradis. 2013. Establishing alpine research priorities in northeastern North America. Northeastern Naturalist 20:559-577.
Dreyer, G., C. Jones, R. Capers, P. Sweeney, N. Barrett, P. Sharp, C. Ultee, L. Brown, S. Saulys, E. Corrigan, J. Barrett and N. Murray. 2013. Native and Naturalized Vascular Plants of Connecticut Checklist. Connecticut Botanical Society, New Haven.
Les, D.H. and R.S. Capers. Glossostigma treatment. In press with Flora of North America. Vol. 17.
Capers, R.S., and A.D. Stone. 2011. After 33 years, trees more frequent and shrubs more abundant in Northeast U.S. alpine community. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 43: 495-502.
Capers, R.S. 2011. Thoreau specimens discovered in UConn herbarium. Newsletter of the Connecticut Botanical Society 38: 1-8.
Capers, R.S. 2011. Alpine ecosystems workshop brings scientists together. The Alpine Steward, newsletter of the Waterman Fund 10:14.
Chazdon, R.L., B. Finegan, R.S. Capers, B. Salgado-Negret, F. Casanoves, V. Boukili, and N. Norden. 2010. Composition and dynamics of functional groups of trees during tropical forest succession in Northeastern Costa Rica. Biotropica 42:31-40.
Capers, R.S., R. Selsky, and G.J. Bugbee. 2010. The relative importance of local conditions and regional processes in structuring aquatic plant communities. Freshwater Biology 55:952–966.
Capers, R.S., R. Selsky, G.J. Bugbee and J. White. 2009. Species richness of native and invasive aquatic plants responds to abiotic environmental variables, human activity. Botany 87:306-314.
Capers, R. S. 2008. Review of Flora of the Northeast: A Manual of the Vascular Flora of New England and Adjacent New York, D.W. Magee and H.E. Ahles, University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst. Plant Science Bulletin 54: 172-173.
Capers. R. S. 2008. Glossostigma cleistanthum text and photographs. Maine Field Guide to Invasive Aquatic Plants. Maine Center for Invasive Aquatic Plants.
Capers, R.S., R. Selsky, G.J. Bugbee and J. White. 2007. Aquatic plant community invasibility and scale-dependent patterns in native and invasive species richness. Ecology 88:3135-3143.
Les, D. H., R. S. Capers, and N. P. Tippery. 2006. Introduction of Glossostigma (Phrymaceae) to North America: a taxonomic and ecological overview. American Journal of Botany 93:927-939.
Capers, R.S., and D. H. Les. 2005. Plant community structure in a freshwater tidal wetland. Rhodora 107:386-407.
Capers, R.S., R.L. Chazdon, A. Redondo B. and B. Vilchez A. 2005. Successional dynamics of woody seedling communities in wet tropical secondary forests. Journal of Ecology 93:1071-1084.
Capers, R.S., G.J. Bugbee, R. Selsky and J.C. White. 2005. A guide to the invasive aquatic plants of Connecticut. Bulletin No. 997, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven. 26 pp..
Capers, R.S., R. Selsky, G.J. Bugbee and J. White. 2005. Aquatic plants among most destructive invasives. Frontiers of Plant Science 55:7-9.
Capers, R.S., and R.L. Chazdon. 2004. Rapid assessment of understory light availability in a wet tropical forest. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 123:177-185.
Capers, R.S. 2003. Macrophyte colonization in a freshwater tidal wetland (Lyme, CT, USA) Aquatic Botany 77:325-338.
Capers, R.S. 2003. Six years of submerged plant community dynamics in a freshwater tidal wetland. Freshwater Biology 48:1640-1651.
Capers, R.S., and D.H. Les. 2001. An unusual population of Podostemum ceratophyllum (Podostemaceae) in a tidal Connecticut river. Rhodora 103:219-223.
Capers, R.S. 2000. A comparison of two sampling techniques in the study of submerged macrophyte richness and abundance. Aquatic Botany 68:87-92.
Les, D.H., and R.S. Capers. 1999. Limnobium spongia (Hydrocharitaceae) discovered in New England. Rhodora 101:419-423.