Predictor Importance Values for Atlantic white-cedar (Chamaecyparis thyoides)

Predictor Name Importance Score Rank
Annual precipitation (mm)7.0619
Mean May-September precipitation (mm)5.4628
Mean annual temperature (°C)10.182
Mean May-September temperature (°C)9.17
Mean temperature of coldest month (°C)9.76
Mean temperature of warmest month (°C)8.6710
Annual aridity index9.058
Minimum elevation10.014
Maximum elevation10.053
Average elevation5.3130
Median elevation5.132
Range of elevation6.3224
Elevation coefficient ofvariation9.895
Elevation standard deviation6.8521
Annual daylength coefficient of variation11.051
Total available water capacity (cm, to 150 cm)4.5535
Total available water supply (cm, to 150 cm)5.3329
Depth to water table (cm)3.4439
Soil permeability rate (cm/hr)5.5127
Soil calcium carbonate (% by weight)2.9742
Soil cation-exchange capacity5.0633
Soil pH8.4511
Soil bulk density (g/cm3)6.3523
Organic matter content (% by weight)3.9837
Potential soil productivity7.9613
Soil erodibility factor, rock fragment free6.9720
Soil erosion by wind (tons/acre/year)7.4216
Percent soil passing sieve No. 10 (coarse)7.7514
Percent soil passing sieve No. 200 (fine)5.9625
Percent clay (< 0.002 mm size)7.6815
Percent sand (< 0.002 mm size)6.5622
Percent silt (< 0.002 mm size)5.8126
Percent of texture clayey4.4236
Percent of texture loamy7.1518
Percent of texture sandy3.738
Percent of texture other8.79
Alfisol (%)4.6334
Aridisol (%)044
Entisol (%)0.7143
Histosol (%)5.1631
Inceptisol (%)7.2117
Mollisol (%)-0.8445
Spodosol (%)3.4240
Ultisol (%)8.0212
Vertisol (%)3.2341
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