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blue ash (Fraxinus quadrangulata)

Model Reliability: Low



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
Actual0.63.8631N/A
RFimp0.61.72890.46
CCSM450.51.52410.83
CCSM850.51.62520.87
GFDL450.61.62770.96
GFDL850.61.72780.96
HAD450.51.42060.71
HAD850.51.31980.69
GCM450.71.22410.83
GCM850.71.22430.84

Regional Summary Tree Tables

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 Interpretation Guide


Blue ash is very sparse (0.6% of area) in some parts of the central portion of the eastern US. It has a very low reliable model suggesting not much change in suitable habitat. Its low abundance and low adaptability (again EAB), yield a very poor overall rating for blue ash. SHIFT has negligible effect on this species.



Family:  Oleaceae

Guild:  opportunistic, fast growing, understory tolerant

Functional Lifeform:  small to medium deciduous tree

2.7 -0.41
-2.35 Model Reliability Low

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

 Primary Positive Traits

 Primary Negative Traits

Insect pests Dispersal Fire topkill Shade tolerance Edaphic specificity


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