This publication includes data for the functional traits of 86 major forest tree species in the eastern United States. The following traits are listed.
Physiological tolerance: Maximum Elevation (m), Minimum Temperature (̊C), Minimum Precipitation (mm), Maximum Precipitation (mm), Wood density (g cm-3), Fire Tolerance, Drought Tolerance, Shade Tolerance, Moisture Use.
Dispersal ability: Seed Weight (mg seed-1), Seed Spread Rate, Seed Dispersal Type, Pollination type
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- Fei, S., Desprez, J. (2017). Functional traits of major forest tree species in the eastern United States. Purdue University Research Repository. doi:10.4231/R7B8564P