Predictor Importance Values for American hornbeam; musclewood (Carpinus caroliniana)

Predictor Name Importance Score Rank
Annual precipitation (mm)16.2329
Mean May-September precipitation (mm)20.6416
Mean annual temperature (°C)9.3840
Mean May-September temperature (°C)14.832
Mean temperature of coldest month (°C)10.339
Mean temperature of warmest month (°C)16.8926
Annual aridity index17.9821
Minimum elevation13.4136
Maximum elevation20.1817
Average elevation16.8827
Median elevation17.8423
Range of elevation24.267
Elevation coefficient ofvariation18.4920
Elevation standard deviation14.3834
Annual daylength coefficient of variation20.0118
Total available water capacity (cm, to 150 cm)24.386
Total available water supply (cm, to 150 cm)24.913
Depth to water table (cm)15.3431
Soil permeability rate (cm/hr)28.291
Soil calcium carbonate (% by weight)21.4713
Soil cation-exchange capacity24.088
Soil pH23.610
Soil bulk density (g/cm3)21.9612
Organic matter content (% by weight)20.8115
Potential soil productivity18.9319
Soil erodibility factor, rock fragment free24.425
Soil erosion by wind (tons/acre/year)16.7728
Percent soil passing sieve No. 10 (coarse)17.2925
Percent soil passing sieve No. 200 (fine)21.0514
Percent clay (< 0.002 mm size)25.972
Percent sand (< 0.002 mm size)17.9422
Percent silt (< 0.002 mm size)24.824
Percent of texture clayey23.639
Percent of texture loamy8.0243
Percent of texture sandy8.3742
Percent of texture other15.6630
Alfisol (%)14.1135
Aridisol (%)0.0345
Entisol (%)7.1944
Histosol (%)14.6533
Inceptisol (%)12.8937
Mollisol (%)17.5724
Spodosol (%)8.3841
Ultisol (%)23.4211
Vertisol (%)11.9538