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bigtooth aspen (Populus grandidentata)

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
Actual85.613164N/A
RFimp10.9397100.74
CCSM4517.72.3120701.24
CCSM8517.12.4119161.23
GFDL4517.82.3122131.26
GFDL8515.22.3102801.06
HAD4517.62.3120641.24
HAD8514.32.396040.99
GCM4520.22.1121371.25
GCM8517.52.1106121.09

Regional Summary Tree Tables

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 Interpretation Guide


Bigtooth aspen is a narrowly distributed (6.1% of area), sparse, and low IV species fairly common across the northern tier of the eastern US, and its medium reliable model suggests a 'No change' in habitat. Adaptability is moderate, and the overall capability rating is fair. SHIFT reports this to be a good infill species.



Family:  Salicaceae

Guild: pioneer, moist-site intolerant

Functional Lifeform: medium-size deciduous tree

5.1 1.01
0.16 Model Reliability Medium

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

 Primary Positive Traits

Fire Regeneration Dispersal

 Primary Negative Traits

Shade tolerance Drought Fire topkill


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