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red maple (Acer rubrum) Model Reliability: High Model Reliability High

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Current Distribution Maps for red maple

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>Current Forest Inventory and Analysis for red maple
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Current Forest Inventory and Analysis

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Climate Change Scenario Maps Model Reliability High

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Hadley - High Scenario for red maple
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HadleyCM3 – A1FI (High, "Harsh") Climate Scenario

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Ranked Maps of the Predictors Used in the Model

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Mean May-September precipitation (mm)
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Mean May-September precipitation (mm)



Potential Changes in Abundance and Range (Future)

GCM SCENARIO % Area Occ Ave IV Sum IV Future/Current IV
Actual FIA 54.4 8.8 46,646 NA
Modelled Current 68.1 7.2 47,858 NA
GCM3Avg-Lo 68 5.6 36,922 0.77
GCM3Avg-Hi 69.3 4.5 30,285 0.63
PCM-Lo 69 6.2 41,486 0.87
PCM-Hi 71.6 5.4 37,650 0.79
GFDL-Lo 68.8 5.5 36,877 0.77
GFDL-Hi 71.3 4.7 32,741 0.68
Hadley-Lo 68.3 5.2 34,469 0.72
Hadley-Hi 69.7 4.2 28,275 0.59


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This is an updated version of the Climate Change Tree Atlas. You can view the previous red maple page, or browse the previous Tree Atlas.

About red maple

Family:  Aceraceae

Guild: pioneer, spring-dispersed, moist-site tolerant

Functional Lifeform: medium-size deciduous tree

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Climate Change Adaptability

8.5 3.00
3.00 Model Reliability High

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


 Positive Traits

  • Seedling establishment
  • Environment habitat specificity
  • Edaphic specificity
  • Shade tolerance
  • Dispersal

 Negative Traits

  • None

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