Eastern States and Provinces Species Comparison

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Re: Eastern States and Provinces Species Comparison

Post by bbeduhn » Tue Sep 06, 2022 12:54 pm

Allegheny serviceberry A. laevis

1. Collins Creek, Oconaluftee, GSMNP, Blue Ridge Mtns
2. Allegany SP, NY Allegheny Plateau


Downy serviceberry A. arborea

1. Zoar Valley NA, NY Allegheny Plateau


Northern catalpa C. speciosa

1. Cook Forest SP, PA Allegheny Plateau
2. Vanderbilt Estate, NY Valley and Ridge
3. Hickory, NC Piedmont


Southern catalpa C. bignonioides

1. James Quillen VMAC, Johnson City, TN Valley and Ridge


hophornbeam O. virginiana

1. Big Fork Ridge, Cataloochee, GSMNP, NC Blue Ridge Mtns


hornbeam C. caroliniana

1. Congaree NP, SC Coastal Plain


red mulberry M. rubra

1. Rock Creek, GA Piedmont


osage orange M. pomifera

1. Atlanta Memorial Park, GA Piedmont


loblolly bay G. lasianthus

1. Singletary Lake SP, NC Coastal Plain
2. Wekika Springs, Apopka, FL Coastal Plain
3. Lake Waccamaw SP, NC Coastal Plain


red bay P. borbonia

1. Congaree NP, SC Coastal Plain


sweetleaf S. tinctoria

1. Island Ford, GA Piedmont


sabal palmetto S. palmetto

1. Apopka, FL Coastal Plain


hobblebush viburnum V. alnifolia

1. Wadakoe Mountain, Jocassee Gorges, SC Blue Ridge Mtns


devil's walkingstick A. spinosa

1. Boulevard Prong, Greenbrier, GSMNP, TN Blue Ridge Mtns


paw paw A. triloba

1. Scotts Run, VA Piedmont


redbud C. canadensis

1. Boatwright Creek, SC Blue Ridge Mtns


smoketree C. obovatus

1. Pigeon Mountain, GA Piedmont


E dogwood C. florida

1. Mark Trail Wilderness, GA Blue Ridge Mtns

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Re: Eastern States and Provinces Species Comparison

Post by bbeduhn » Wed Sep 07, 2022 8:46 am

The sites that I've listed for best for each species will be tallied below. I've given equal measure to each time a site has shown up on the top five or, in some cases, less than a top five. No weighting is being used.

Most appearances in the top sites

24 Congaree NP, SC Coastal Plain
21 Meeman-Shelby SP, TN Coastal Plain
16 Big Creek, GSMNP, NC Blue Ridge Mtns
12 Cataloochee, GSMNP, NC Blue Ridge Mtns
12 Oconaluftee, GSMNP, NC Blue Ridge Mtns
11 Frozen Head NA, TN Cumberland Plateau
10 Greenbrier, GSMNP, TN Blue Ridge Mtns
10 Davidson River, Pisgah NF, NC Blue Ridge Mtns
9 Tamassee Knob, Central Brevard Zone, SC Blue Ridge Mtns
8 Mohawk Trail SF, MA New England
8 Noxubee NWR, MS Coastal Plain
8 Zoar Valley NA, NY Allegheny Plateau
8 Edgar Evins SP, TN Interior Low Plateaus
7 Allegany SP, NY Allegheny Plateau
7 Fall Creek Falls SP, TN Cumberland Plateau
7 Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC Blue Ridge Mtns
6 Wadakoe Mountain, Jocassee Gorges, SC Blue Ridge Mtns
6 Elkmont, GSMNP, TN Blue Ridge Mtns
5 Deep Creek, GSMNP, NC Blue Ridge Mtns
5 Abrams Creek, GSMNP, TN Blue Ridge Mtns
5 Tanglewood Park, NC Piedmont
5 Letchworth SP, NY Allegheny Plateau
5 Cheraw SP, SC Coastal Plain
5 Lake Waccamaw SP, NC Coastal Plain
5 Bienville NF, MS Coastal Plain
5 Big Oak Tree SP, MO Coastal Plain
5 Fernbank Forest, Atlanta, GA Piedmont


combined sites

75 Great Smoky Mountains NP, NC & TN
28 Cumberland Gorges, TN
25 Southern Blue Ridge Escarpment, SC & NC (Jocassee & CBZ)
20 Allegheny Highlands, NY
14 Adirondacks, NY
13 Jocassee Gorges, SC & NC
12 Central Brevard Zone, SC
12 Upper Chattooga, SC & GA & NC
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Re: Eastern States and Provinces Species Comparison

Post by bbeduhn » Wed Sep 07, 2022 9:19 am

This is compiled by physiographic region

156 Coastal Plain
155 Blue Ridge Mtns
55 Piedmont
51 Allegheny Plateau
40 Cumberland Plateau
29 Central Lowlands
23 Interior Low Plateaus
15 Adirondacks
12 New England
8 Valley & Ridge
8 Superior Highlands


with combined regions

167 Appalachian Mtns
156 Coastal Plain
91 Appalachian Plateau
55 Piedmont
29 Central Lowland
23 Laurentian Shield
23 Interior Low Plateaus
8 Valley & Ridge

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