Current Distribution Only
The model reliability (ModRel) for bear oak; scrub oak was too low (< 0.14), therefore only the current Forest Inventory & Analysis distribution is shown.
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Regional Summary Tree Tables
Summaries for tree species are available for a variety of geographies, in both PDF and Excel format. These summaries are based on Version 4 of the Climate Change Tree Atlas
Scrub, or bear oak is very rare in the northern Appalachians (0.2% of area) and the model is unacceptable for predicting future habitats. It does have medium adaptability to a changing climate.
Guild: pioneer, dry-site
Functional Lifeform: small deciduous tree