Functional traits of non-native woody plants in the United States

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By Songlin Fei1, Qinfeng Guo, Gabriela C Nunez-Mir1, Basil Iannone

Purdue University

The dataset includes 45 functional traits of over 800 nonnative woody plant species in the U.S.

Version 1.0 - published on 10 Jun 2019 doi:10.4231/1YW7-DE10 - cite this Archived on 17 Jul 2019

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Functional traits presented here were used in the following manuscript published in Ecology:

Gabriela C. Nunez-Mir, Qinfeng Guo, Marcel Rejmánek, Basil V. Iannone III, and Songlin Fei*. Predicting invasiveness of exotic woody species using a traits-based framework

A total of 45 functional traits were included in this dataset, which includes 63 invasive and 794 non-invasive exotic woody plant species naturalized across the United States (U.S.). Please see Table S1 in the manuscript for detailed description of the 45 traits included in the database used in our study.

*Note, the authors are working on other analyses using this dataset. Please contact the authors for permission before using the data in your study.

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