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striped maple (Acer pensylvanicum)

Model Reliability: Medium



Current Forest Inventory and Analysis under Current Conditions
Current Forest Inventory and Analysis under Current Conditions
(DISTRIB-II + SHIFT)
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Importance Value
GCM SCENARIO % Area Occ Ave IV Sum IV Future/Current IV
Actual4.91.82593N/A
RFimp5.61.321250.82
CCSM4590.616040.75
CCSM8513.90.313080.62
GFDL459.80.513160.62
GFDL8512.30.311850.56
HAD459.20.513310.63
HAD858.60.511440.54
GCM45130.414180.67
GCM8517.40.212130.57

Regional Summary Tree Tables

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 Interpretation Guide


Striped maple is narrowly distributed (3.5% of area), sparse, and usually with low IV; it is a highly adaptable, common species present now on the Appalachian spine into New England. The medium reliable model expands the potential territory substantially through the lower Mississippi Valley, but reduces the average abundance per acre so that overall, the importance is projected to decline and with a poor capacity to cope with a changing climate. SHIFT shows some minor infill.



Family:  Aceraceae

Guild: persistent, slow-growing understory tolerant

Functional Lifeform: large shrub or small deciduous tree

5.1 0.96
0.25 Model Reliability Medium

MODFACs
What traits will impact striped maple's ability to adapt to climate change, and in what way?:

 Primary Positive Traits

Shade tolerance Seedling establishment

 Primary Negative Traits

Drought


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