Rucker Comparisons

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Re: Rucker Comparisons

Post by bbeduhn » Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:14 pm

I'm going to take a break from the states and do some multi-state megasites, because they're just so much fun.

Congaree contributing rivers

Lake Keowee composite (excluding Lake Jocassee)
RHI 5 = 164.14' 50.03m
RHI 10 = 158.51' 48.31m
RHI 20 = 150.34' 45.82m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 177.1' 53.98m
2. red hickory C. ovalis 168.2' 51.26m Oconee R
3. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 166.3' 50.68m Oconee R
4. N red oak Q. rubra 155.4' 47.36m Oconee
5. mockernut hickory C. alba 153.7' 46.84m Oconee R
6. chestnut oak Q. monrana 153.6' 46.81m Oconee R
7. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 153.4' 46.81m Eastatoe
7. black locust R. pseudoacacia 153.4' 46.81m Eastatoe
9. pignut hickory C. glabra 152.6' 46.57m Eastatoe
10. sweetgum L. styraciflua 151.4' 46.14m Oconee

11. white ash F. americana 148.7' 45.32m Oconee
12. white oak Q. alba 148.6' 45.29m Oconee R
13. shortleaf pine P. echinata 148.5' 45.26m Oconee R2
14. black oak Q. velutina 145.2' 44.25m Oconee R
15. red elm (slippery) U. rubra 142.5' 43.43m Oconee R
16. cucumbertree M. acuminata 139.9' 42.64m Eastatoe
17. E hemlock Rs. canadensis 138.6' 42.24m Eastatoe
18. white basswood T. heterophylla 137.9' 42.03m Eastatoe
19. white pine P. strobus 137.1' 41.78m Eastatoe
20. black walnur J. nigra 134.7' 41.05m Oconee


Jocassee Lake composite
RHI 10 = 151.14' 46.06m
RHI 5 = 158.78' 48.39m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 177.6' 54.13m Bearcamp
2. white pine P. strobus 163.7' 49.89m Bearcamp
3. N red oak Q. rubra 154.7' 47.15m Whitewater
4. cucumbertree M. acuminata 149.0' 45.41' Laurel
5. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 148.9' 45.38' Laurel
6. sweetgum L. styraciflua 146.7' 44.71' Laurel
7. black locust R, pseudoacacia 146.0' 44.50m Laurel
8. white oak Q. alba 145.2' 44.25m Whitewater
9. pignut hickory C. glabra 140.0' 42.67m Laurel
10. mockernut hickory C. alba 139.6' 42.55m Laurel


Saluda (North, South, and Middle Saluda Rivers combined) (contains Jones Gap, Oil Camp Creek, and Caesar's Head)
Mountains
Measurer: Brian Beduhn
RHI 10 = 134.99' 41.14m
RHI 5 = 140.76' 42.90m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 150.1' 45.75m
2. pignut hickory C. glabra 144.4' 44.01m
3. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 137.3' 41.85m
4. N red oak Q. rubra 136.2' 41.51m
5. mockernut hickory C. alba 135.8' 41.39m
6. chestnut oak Q. montana 134.5' 40.99m
7. white oak Q. alba 130.8' 39.86m
8. white pine P. strobus 129.5' 39.47m
9. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 126.5' 38.55m
10. red hickory C. ovalis 124.8' 38.04m

Catawba River composite
RHI 5 = 155.86' 47.50m
RHI 10 = 147.56 44.97m
RHI 20 = 137.71' 41.97m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 183.0' 55.77m Swannannoa Ck
2. white pine P. strobus 170.3' 51.90m Armstrong Ck
3. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 142.7' 43.49m Sugar Cove Ck
4. chestnut oak Q. montana 142.5' 43.43m Armstrong Creek
5. white oak Q. alba 140.8' 42.91m Armstrong Ck
6. red hickory C. ovalis 140.4' 42.79m Swannannoa Ck
7. N red oak Q. rubra 139.8' 42.61m Armstrong Ck
8. sycamore P. occidentalis 139.7' 42.58m Swannanoa Ck
9. black walnut J. nigra 138.9' 42.33m Mackey Ck
10. pignut hickory C. glabra 137.5' 41.91m Curtis Ck

11. mockernut hickory C. alba 137.3' 41.85m Curtis Ck
12. black oak Q. velutina 132.6' 40.41m Swannannoa Ck
13. red maple A. rubrum 132.2' 40.29m Swannannoa Ck
14. E hemlock Rs. canadensis 131.1' 39.96m Curtis Ck
15. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 125.9' 38.37m Sugar Cove Ck
16. white basswood T. heterophylla 125.6' 38.28m Sugar Cove Ck
17. black gum N. sylvatica 125.4' 38.22m Sugar Cove Ck
18. cucumbertree M. acuminata 124.0' 37.79m Sugar Cove Ck
19. black locust R. pseudoacacia 122.5' 37.33m Linville River
20. Am beech F. grandifolia 122.1' 37.21m Catawba Greenway


Congaree NP
Coastal Plain
Measurers: Jess Riddle, Tyler Phillips, Will Blozan, Marcas Houtchings, Larry Tucei, James Parton,Michael Davir, Robert Van Pelt, Ed Coyle, John Eiccholz, Doug Riddle, Jason Childs, John Parmenter, Jeff Ellsworth, David Huff
R20 = 142.42' 43.40m
R10 = 151.72' 46.24m
R5 = 160.14' 48.81m

1. loblolly pine P. taeda 172.3' 52.51m R
2. cherrybark oak Q. pagoda 160.2' 48.82m R
3. shumard oak Q. shumardii 157.6' 48.03m R
4. sweetgum L. styraciflua 157.0' 47.85m R
5. sycamore P. occidentalis 153.6' 46.81m
6. baldcypress T. distichum 148.0' 45.11m R
7. willow oak Q. phellos 144.7' 44.10m R2
8. overcup oak Q. lyrata 142.4' 43.40m R
9. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 141.1' 43.00m
10. swamp chestnut oak Q. muehlenbergii 140.3' 42.76m R

11. water hickory C. aquatica 137.2' 41.81m R
12. Am elm U. americana 135.0' 41.14m
13. water oak Q. nigra 134.0' 40.84m R
14. sugarberry C. laevageta 133.6' 40.72m R
15. tuliptree L. tulipifera 133.0' 40.53m
16. green ash F. pennsylvanica 132.7' 40.44m
17. water tupelo N. aquatica 132.3' 40.32m R
18. persimmon D. virginiana 131.4' 40.05m R
19. winged elm U. alata 131.1' 39.96m R
20. E cottonwood P. deltoides 131.0' 39.92m


Congaree megacomposite (Jocassee, Keowee, Catawba, Broad, Saluda, Congaree)
RHI 5 = 172.02' 52.43m
RHI 10 = 164.40' 50.11m
RHI 20 = 157.71' 48.07m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 183.0' 55.77m Catawba
2. loblolly pine P. taeda 172.3' 52.51m Congaree
3. white pine P. strobus 170.3' 51.90m Catawba
4. red hickory C. ovalis 168.2' 51.26m Keowee
5. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 166.3' 50.68m Keowee
6. cherrybark oak Q. pagoda 160.2' 48.82m Congaree
7. shumard oak Q. shumardii 157.6' 48.03m Congaree
8. sweetgum L. styraciflua 157.0' 47.85m Congaree
9. N red oak Q. rubra 155.4' 47.36m Keowee
10. mockernut hickory C. alba 153.7' 46.84m Keowee

11. chestnut oak Q. montana 153.6' 46.83m Keowee
11. sycamore P. occidentalis 153.6' 46.83m Congaree
13. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 153.4' 46.81m Keowee
13. black locust R. pseudoacacia 153.4' 46.81m Keowee
15. pignut hickory C. glabra 152.6' 46.57m Keowee
16. cucumbertree M. acuminata 149.0' 45.41m Jocassee
17. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 148.9' 45.38m Jocassee
18. white ash F. americana 148.7' 45.32m Keowee
19. white oak Q. alba 148.6' 45.29m Keowee
20. shortleaf pine P. echinata 148.5' 45.26m Keowee

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Re: Rucker Comparisons

Post by bbeduhn » Mon Sep 14, 2020 10:49 am

Tennessee/North Carolina River composites

French Broad

French Broad NC composite
RHI 5 = 162.34' 49.48m
RHI 10 = 155.77' 47.47m
RHI 20 = 148.13' 45.15m
RHI 30 = 143.42' 43.71m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 170.8' 52.06m King Creek
2. white pine P. strobus 167.5' 51.05m Davidson
3. red hickory C. ovalis 163.4' 49.80m Swannannoa
4. N red oak Q. rubra 157.0' 47.85m Davidson R
5. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 153.0' 46.63m Big Laurel
6. pignut hickory C. glabra 152.1' 46.36m Davidson
7. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 150.7' 45.93m Big Laurel
8. mockernut hickory C. alba 150.3' 45.81m Davidson
9. sycamore P. occidentalis 150.0' 45.72m Swannannoa
10. yellow buckeye A. flava 142.9' 43.55m Big Laurel

11. black locust R. pseudoacacia 142.7' 43.49m Davidson
12. white basswood T. heterphylla 142.3' 43.37m Davidson
13. cucumbertree M. acuminata 142.0' 43.28m Davidson
14. pignut hickory C. glabra 141.5' 43.12m Ivy
15. red maple A. rubrum 140.8' 42.91m Davidson
16. chestnut oak Q. montana 140.3' 42.76m Davidson
17. white ash F. americana 139.7' 42.58m Davidson
18. white oak Q. alba 139.6' 42.55m Davidson
19. loblolly pine P. taeda 138.2' 42.12m Bent Creek
20. black cherry P. serotina 137.9' 42.03m Big Laurel

21. Am beech F. grandifolia 137.2' 41.81m Davidson
22. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 137.0' 41.75m Ivy
23. hybrid larch L. decidua spp. 136.9' 41.72m Biltmore
24. baldcypress T. distichum 135.0' 41.14m Biltmore
24. sugar maple A. saccharum 135.0' 41.14m Ivy
26. scarlet oak Q. coccinea 133.6' 40.72m Ivy
26. Norway spruce P. abies 133.6' 40.72m Biltmore
28. dawn redwood M. glyptostroboides 133.4' 40.66m
29. black oak Q. velutina 131.4' 40.05m Swannannoa
30. shortleaf pine P. echinata 127.0' 38.70m Reems Creek


Pigeon composite (in NC)
RHI 5 = 179.76' 54.79m
RHI 10 = 167.57' 51.07m
RHI 20 = 156.09' 47.57m

1. white pine P. strobus 207.0' 63.09m R
2. tuliptree L. tulipifera 186.1' 56.72m
3. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 173.1' 52.76m R
4. white ash F. americana 167.1' 50.93m R
5. sycamore P. occidentalis 165.5' 50.44m R
6. black locust R. pseudoacacia 162.0' 49.37m
7. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 156.3' 47.64m
8. N red oak Q. rubra 155.7' 47.45m
9. cucumbertree M. acuminata 151.9' 46.30m R
10. yellow buckeye A. flava 151.0' 46.02m

11. white basswood T. heterophylla 150.3' 45.81m
12. shagbark hickory C. ovata 148.5' 45.26m
13. sweetgum L. styraciflua 147.9' 45.08m
14. white oak Q. alba 147.4' 44.92m
15. sugar maple A. saccharum 144.2' 43.95m
16. chestnut oak Q. montana 143.1' 43.61m
17. red maple A. rubrum 142.4' 43.40m R2
18. red spruce P. rubens 142.1' 43.31m
19. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 141.7' 43.19m
20. mtn silverbell H. monticola 138.6' 42.24m R


Cosby Creek
Measurers: Jess Riddle, Michael Davie, Brian Beduhn
RHI 10 = 135.84' 41.40m
RHI 5 = 144.92' 44.17m

1. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 156.8' 47.79m
2. tuliptree L. tulipifera 154.1' 46.97m
3. black walnut J. nigra 144.3' 43.98m R
4. yellow buckeye A. flava 135.1' 41.17m
5. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 134.3' 40.93m
6. white basswood T. heterophylla 130.6' 39.80m
7. white ash F. americana 129.2' 39.38m
8. sugar maple A. saccharum 128.4' 39.13m
9. Am beech F. grandifolia 124.7' 38.00m
10. sycamore P. occidentalis 120.9' 36.85m


Little Pigeon (Greenbrier)

Greenbrier
Measurers: Michael Davie, Will Blozan, Jess Riddle, Josh Kelly, Bob Leverett, Brian Beduhn
R20 = 135.85' 41.40m
R10 = 151.18' 46.08m
R5 = 159.94' 48.75m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 173.4' 52.85m
2. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 165.9' 50.56m
3. yellow buckeye A. flava 157.3' 47.94m
4. red spruce P. rubens 154.7' 47.15m Alum Cave R3
5. black locust R. pseudoacacia 152.1' 46.36m
6. sugar maple A. saccharum 151.0' 46.02m R
7. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 147.5' 44.95m Sugarland Mtn
8. black cherry P. serotina 146.0' 44.50m
9. white ash F. americana 143.5' 43.73m
10. red maple A. rubrum 142.6' 43.46m

11. white basswood T. heterophylla 137.1' 41.78m
12. sycamore P. occidentalis 135.4' 41.27m
13. N red oak Q. rubra 133.4' 40.66m
14. black walnut J. nigra 128.5' 39.16m
15. mtn silverbell H. monticola 125.8' 38.34m
16. fraser magnolia M. fraseri 117.5' 35.81m
17. red hickory C. ovalis 116.5' 35.51m
18. Am beech F. grandifolia 114.5' 34.90m
19. black gum N. sylvatica 112.1' 34.16m
20. black birch B. lenta 111.1' 33.86m


French Broad megacomposite
RHI 5 = 179.76' 54.79m
RHI 10 = 169.48' 51.65m
RHI 20 = 159.98' 48.76m

1. white pine P. strobus 207.0' 63.09m Pigeon R
2. tuliptree L. tulipifera 186.1' 56.72m Pigeon
3. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 173.1' 52.76m Pigeon R
4. white ash F. americana 167.1' 50.93m Pigeon R
5. sycamore P. occidentalis 165.5' 50.44m Pigeon R
6. red hickory C. ovalis 163.4' 49.80m French Broad, NC
7. black locust R. pseudoacacia 162.0' 49.37m Pigeon
8. yellow buckeye A. flava 157.3' 47.94m Little Pigeon
9. N red oak Q. rubra 157.0' 47.85m French Broad, NC R
10. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 156.3' 47.64m Pigeon

11. red spruce P. rubens 154.7' 47.15m Little Pigeon R3
12. pignut hickory C. glabra 152.1' 46.36m French Broad, NC
13. cucumbertree M. acuminata 151.9' 46.30m Pigeon R
14. sugar maple A. saccharum 151.0' 46.02m Little Pigeon R
15. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 150.7' 45.93m French Broad, NC
16. mockernut hickory C. alba 150.3' 45.81m French Broad, NC
16. white basswood T. heterophylla 150.3' 45.81m Pigeon
18. shagbark hickory C. ovata 148.5' 45.26m Pigeon
19. sweetgum L. styraciflua 147.9' 45.08m Pigeon
20. white oak Q. alba 147.4' 44.92m Pigeon
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Re: Rucker Comparisons

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Alabama

Paint Rock River (contains Red Mountain)
Measurers: Will Blozan, Jess Riddle, Lamar Marshall
RHI 10 = 134.49' 40.99m
RHI 5 = 139.16' 42.41m

1. pignut hickory C. glabra 144.4' 44.01m
2. shagbark hickory C. ovata 140.0' 42.67m
3. tuliptree L. tulipifera 138.5' 42.21m
4. sweetgum L. styraciflua 137.6' 41.94m
5. so shagbark hickory C. ovata australis 135.3' 41.24m R
6. chestnut oak Q. montana 132.3' 40.32m
6. white basswood T. heterophylla 132.3' 40.32m
8. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 132.2' 40.29m
9. N red oak Q. rubra 126.5' 38.55m
10. Am beech F. grandifolia 125.8' 38.34m


Sipsey River
Flint Creek (Bankhead NF)
Measurers: Jess Riddle, Will Blozan
RHI 10 = 137.18' 41.81m
RHI 5 = 140.46' 42.81m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 144.7' 44.10m
2. loblolly pine P. taeda 142.8' 43.52m
3. shagbark hickory C. ovata 139.9' 42.64m
4. N red oak Q. rybra 137.6' 41.94m
5. Shumard oak Q. shumardii 137.3' 41.85m
6. sweetgum L. styraciflua 136.7' 41.66m
6. E cottonwood P. deltoides 136.7' 41.66m
8. sycamore P. occidentalis 134.6' 41.02m
9. pignut hickory C. glabra 133.2' 40.60m
10. white oak Q. alba 128.3' 39.10m

Sispsey Wilderness
Measurer: Marcas Houtchings
1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 151.0' 46.02m


Mississippi

Noxubee River
Measurers: Larry Tucei, Jess Riddle
RHI 10 = 139.04' 42.38m
RHI 5 = 145.08' 44.22m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 150.4' 45.84m
2. loblolly pine P. taeda 150.0' 45.72m
3. cherrybark oak Q. pagoda 148.5' 45.26m
4. shortleaf pine P. echinata 138.5' 42.21m
5. willow oak Q. phellos 138.0' 42.06m
6. sweetgum L. dtyraciflua 136.5' 41.60m
7. Nuttall oak Q. texana 136.0' 41.45m R
8. water oak Q. nigra 132.0' 40.23m
9. bitternut hickory 130.5' 39.77m
10. N red oak Q. rubra 130.0' 39.62m


Pascagoula River (Bienville NF, Black Creek Wilderness)
Measurer: Larry Tucei
RHI 10 = 128.65' 39.21m
RHI 5 = 133.70' 40.75m

1. loblolly pine 138.0' 42.06m
2. Shumard oak Q. shumardii 135.0' 41.14m
2. Nuttall oak Q. texana 135.0' 41.14m R2
4. cherrybark oak Q. pagoda 133.5' 40.69m
5. slash pine P. ellioti 127.0' 38.71m R
6. spruce pine P. glabra 126.0' 38.40m R
7. shagbark hickory C. ovata 123.0' 37.49m
7. white oak Q. alba 123.0' 37.49m
7. tuliptree L. rulipifera 123.0' 37.49m
7. water hickory C. aquatica 123.0' 37.49m


Yazoo River (Delta NF)
Measurer: Larry Tucei
RHI 10 = 126.40' 38.52m
RHI 5 = 132.70' 40.44m

1. willow oak Q. phellos 138.0' 42.06m
2. sweetgum L. styraciflua 136.5' 41.60m
3. pin oak Q. palustris 136.5' 41.60m R
4. green ash F. pennsylvanica 129.0' 39.32m
5. red maple A. rubrum 123.5' 37.64m
6. overcup oak Q. lyrata 122.5' 37.33m
7. scarlet oak Q. coccinea 121.5' 37.03m
8. E cottonwood P. deltoides 120.5' 36.72m
8. pecan C. illinoisensis 120.5' 36.72m
10. baldcypress T. disrichum 115.5' 35.20m


Arkansas

Ouachita River ( Moro Creek and Cane Creek)
Measurer: Jess Riddle
RHI 10 = 133.18' 40.59m
RHI 5 = 129.48' 39.46m

1. sweetgum L. styraciflua 137.6' 41.94m
2. loblolly pine P. taeda 133.0' 40.53m
3. swamp chestnut oak Q. michauxii 132.1' 40.26m
4. cherrybark oak Q. pagoda 131.8' 40.17m
5. shumard oak hybrid Q. x spp 131.4' 40.05m
6. willow oak Q. phellos 130.8' 39.86m
7. pignut hickory C. glabra 125.6' 38.28m
8. Shumard oak Q. shumardii 125.4' 38.22m
9. shagbark hickory C. ovata 123.8' 37.73m
10. shortleaf pine P. echinata 123.3' 37.58m


Missouri

Mississippi River
Big Oak Tree St Pk
Coastal Plain
Measurers: Don Bragg, Bob Leverett
RHI 10 = 123.29' 37.57m
RHI 5 = 129.16' 39.36m

1. E cottonwood P. deltoides 140.3' 42.76m
2. bur oak Q. macrocarpa 132.7' 40.44m R
3. sycamore P. occidentalis 126.4' 38.52m
4. sweetgum L. styraciflua 123.8' 37.73m
5. Shumard oak Q. shumardii 122.6' 37.36m
6. swamp chestnut oak Q. michauxii 120.0' 36.57m
7. persimmon D. virginiana 118.2' 36.02m
8. shellbark hickory C. liciniosa 117.7' 35.87m
9. hackberry C. occidentalis 117.1' 35.69m
10. cherrybark oak Q. pagoda 114.1' 34.77m
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Re: Rucker Comparisons

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Tennessee River

French Broad megacomposite
RHI 5 = 179.76' 54.79m
RHI 10 = 169.48' 51.65m
RHI 20 = 159.98' 48.76m

1. white pine P. strobus 207.0' 63.09m Pigeon
2. tuliptree L. tulipifera 186.1' 56.72m Pigeon
3. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 173.1' 52.76m Pigeon
4. white ash F. americana 167.1' 50.93m Pigeon
5. sycamore P. occidentalis 165.5' 50.44m Pigeon
6. red hickory C. ovalis 163.4' 49.80m French Broad, NC
7. black locust R. pseudoacacia 162.0' 49.37m Pigeon
8. yellow buckeye A. flava 157.3' 47.94m Little Pigeon
9. N red oak Q. rubra 157.0' 47.85m French Broad, NC
10. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 156.3' 47.64m Pigeon

11. red spruce P. rubens 154.7' 47.15m Little Pigeon
12. pignut hickory C. glabra 152.1' 46.36m French Broad, NC
13. cucumbertree M. acuminata 151.9' 46.30m Pigeon
14. sugar maple A. saccharum 151.0' 46.02m Little Pigeon
15. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 150.7' 45.93m French Broad, NC
16. mockernut hickory C. alba 150.3' 45.81m French Broad, NC
16. white basswood T. heterophylla 150.3' 45.81m Pigeon
18. shagbark hickory C. ovata 148.5' 45.26m Pigeon
19. sweetgum L. styraciflua 147.9' 45.08m Pigeon
20. white oak Q. alba 147.4' 44.92m Pigeon


Little Tennessee composite
RHI 5 = 172.02' 52.43m
RHI 10 = 162.13' 49.41m
RHI 20 = 152.69' 46.54m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 191.9' 58.49m Deep Creek R
2. white pine P. strobus 176.3' 53.73m Santeetlah
3. black locust R. pseudoacaia 171.8' 52.36m Oconaluftee R
4. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 163.8' 49.92m Abrams Creek
5. N red oak Q. rubra 156.3' 47.64m Forney Creek R
6. sycamore P. occidentalis 155.8' 47.48m Oconaluftee
7. red spruce P. rubens 155.3' 47.33m Deep Creek
8. pignut hickory C. glabra 151.4' 46.14m Abrams Creek
9. shagbark hickory C. ovata 149.5' 45.56m Abrams Creek
10. shortleaf pine P. echinata 149.2' 45.47m Abrams Creek

11. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 148.6' 45.29m Oconaluftee
12. white ash F. americana 147.8' 45.05m Oconaluftee
13. cucumbertree M. acuminata 147.3' Santeetlah
14. white basswood T. heterophylla 147.0' 44.80m Nantahala
15. chestnut oak Q. montana 144.4' 44.01m Abrams Creek
16. Am beech F. grandifolia 142.8' 43.52m Oconaluftee R2
17. black cherry P. serotina 140.9' 42.94m Oconaluftee
18. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 139.3' 42.45m Santeetlah
19. yellow buckeye A. flava 139.1' 42.39m Oconaluftee
20. pitch pine P. rigida 135.4' 41.27m Abrams Creek


Little River-GSMNP (Elkmont, Meigs Mtn)
Measurers: Will Blozan, Jess Riddle, Michael Davie, Josh Kelly
R10 = 154.71' 47.15m
R5 = 164.04' 50.0m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 184.9' 56.35m Elkmont
2. Biltmore ash F. americana 162.2' 49.43m Elkmont R
3. sycamore P. occidentalis 162.0' 49.37m Lynn Camp
4. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 160.1' 48.79m Elkmont
5. white basswood T. heterophylla 151.0' 46.02m Elkmont
6. N red oak Q. rubra 148.4' 45.23m Elkmont
7. black cherry P. serotina 146.2' 44.56m Elkmont
8. cucumbertree M. acuminata 145.0' 44.19m Elkmont
9. yellow buckeye A. flava 144.1' 43.92 Elkmont
10. red maple A. rubrum 143.2' 43.64m Elkmont R


Paint Rock River, AL
Measurers: Will Blozan, Jess Riddle, Lamar Marshall
RHI 10 = 134.49' 40.99m
RHI 5 = 139.16' 42.41m

1. pignut hickory C. glabra 144.4' 44.01m
2. shagbark hickory C. ovata 140.0' 42.67m
3. tuliptree L. tulipifera 138.5' 42.21m
4. sweetgum L. styraciflua 137.6' 41.94m
5. so shagbark hickory C. ovata australis 135.3' 41.24m R
6. chestnut oak Q. montana 132.3' 40.32m
6. white basswood T. heterophylla 132.3' 40.32m
8. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 132.2' 40.29m
9. N red oak Q. rubra 126.5' 38.55m
10. Am beech F. grandifolia 125.8' 38.34m


Emory River (conatains Frozen Head)
Mountains
Measurer: Jess Riddle
RHI 10 = 141.80' 43.22m
RHI 5 = 147.86' 45.06m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 159.1' 48.49m
2. shagbark hickory C. ovata 153.9' 46.90m R2
3. red hickory C. ovalis 144.4' 44.01m
4. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 141.1' 43.00m
5. chestnut oak Q. montana 140.8' 42.91m
6. sycamore P. occidentalis 138.8' 42.30m
7. white pine P. strobus 137.4' 41.88m
8. black cherry P. serotina 137.1' 41.78m
9. white ash F. americana 135.9' 41.42m
10. cucumbertree M. acuminata 129.6' 39.50m


Tennessee River super-composite
RHI 5 = 182.18' 55.52m
RHI 10 = 171.94' 52.40m
RHI 20 = 161.77' 49.30m
RHI 30 = 154.58' 47.11m

1. white pine P. strobus 207.0' 63.09m Pigeon R
2. tuliptree L. tulipifera 191.9' 58.49m Tuckaseegee R
3. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 173.1' 52.76m Pigeon R
4. black locust R. pseudoacacia 171.8' 52.36m Oconaluftee R
5. white ash F. americana 167.1' 50.93m Pigeon R
6. sycamore P. occidentalis 165.5' 50.44m Pigeon R
7. red hickory C. ovalis 163.4' 49.80m French Broad
8. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 162.2' 49.43m Little R
9. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 160.1' 48.79m Little
10. yellow buckeye A. flava 157.3' 47.94m Little Pigeon

11. N red oak Q. rubra 157.0' 47.85m French Broad R
12. red spruce P. rubens 155.3' 47.33m Tuckaseegee R
13. shagbark hickory C. ovata 153.9' 46.90m Emory R2
14. pignut hickory C. glabra 152.1' 46.36m French Broad
15. cucumbertree M. acuminata 151.9' 46.30m Pigeon R
16. white basswood T. heterophylla 151.0' 46.02m Little
17. mockernut hickory C. alba 150.3' 45.81m French Broad R
18. shortleaf pine P. echinata 149.2' 45.47m Little Tennessee R
19. sweetgum L. styraciflua 147.9' 45.08m Pigeon
20. white oak Q. alba 147.4' 44.92m Pigeon

21. black cherry P. serotina 146.2' 44.56m Little
22. chestnut oak Q. montana 144.4' 43.98m Little Tennessee
23. black walnut J. nigra 144.3' 43.98m Pigeon R
24. red maple A. rubrum 143.2' 43.64m Little R
25. Am beech F. grandifolia 142.8' 43.52m Oconaluftee
26. mtn silverbell H. monticola 138.6' 42.24m Pigeon R
27. loblolly pine P. taeda 138.2' 42.12m French Broad
28. pitch pine P. rigida 135.4' 41.27m Little Tennessee
29. S shagbark hickory C. ovata australis 135.3' 41.24m Paint Rock
30. scarlet oak Q. coccinea 133.6' 40.72m French Broad
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Re: Rucker Comparisons

Post by bbeduhn » Tue Sep 15, 2020 2:53 pm

I'm going to rank substantial watersheds, and then follow it up with larger, composite watersheds, and then with even larger, mega-composite watersheds.

Cataloochee Creek, GSMNP, NC
Measurers: Will Blozan, Michael Davie, Jess Riddle, Josh Kelly, Bob Leverett, Brian Beduhn mid 1990's - 2018
R20 = 145.26' 44.27m
R10 = 160.60' 48.95m
R5 = 174.34' 53.13m

1. white pine P. strobus 207.0' 63.09m R
2. tuliptree L. tulipifera 177.6' 54.13m
3. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 173.1' 52.76m R
4. white ash F. americana 163.0' 49.68m
5. yellow buckeye A. flava 151.0' 46.02m
6. shagbark hickory C. ovata 148.5' 45.26m
7. white oak Q. alba 147.4' 44.92m
8. white basswood T. heterophylla 147.0' 44.80m
9. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 146.4' 44.62m
10. cucumbertree M. acuminata 145.0' 44.19m

11. red maple A. rubrum 142.4' 43.40m R2
12. red spruce P. rubens 142.1' 43.31m
13. chestnut oak Q. montana 141.9' 43.25m
14. N red oak Q. rubra 140.9' 42.94m
15. black locust R. pseudoacacia 129.9' 39.59m
16. sycamore P. occidentalis 128.5' 39.16m
17. sugar maple A. saccharum 126.2' 38.46m
18. mtn silverbell H. monticola 118.5' 36.11m
19. black gum N. sylvatica 114.9' 35.02m
20. black birch B. lenta 114.0' 34.74m


Big Creek, GSMNP, NC
Measurers: Will Blozan, Michael Davie, Jess Riddle, Brian Beduhn, Bob Leverett, Josh Kelly 2002-2020
R20 = 150.04' 45.73m
R10 = 159.42' 48.59m
R5 = 167.40' 51.02m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 186.1' 56.72m
2. white ash F. americana 167.1' 50.93m R
3. sycamore P. occidentalis 165.5' 50.44m R
4. black locust R. pseudoacia 162.0' 49.37m
5. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 156.3' 47.64m
6. N red oak Q. rubra 155.7' 47.45m
7. cucumbertree M. acuminata 151.9' 46.30m
8. white pine P. strobus 150.3' 45.81m
8. white basswood T. heterophylla 150.3' 45.81m
10. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 149.0' 45.41m

11. sweetgum L. styraciflua 147.9' 45.08m
12. sugar maple A. saccharum 144.2' 43.95m
13. yellow buckeye A. flava 143.1' 43.61m
13. chestnut oak Q. montana 143.1' 43.61m
15. red maple A. rubrum 142.4' 43.40m R2
16. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 141.7' 43.19m
17. mtn silverbell H. monticola 138.6' 42.24m R
18. black oak Q. velutina 138.4' 42.18m
19. red elm (slippery) U. rubra 135.0' 41.14m
20. black cherry P. serotina 132.2' 40.29m


Collins Creek (contains Savage Gulf) Cumberland Plateau, TN
Measurers: Jess Riddle, Michael Davie, Will Blozan
RHI 10 = 156.82' 47.79m
RHI 5 = 162.92' 49.65m
RHI 20 = 147.31' 44.90m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 170.6' 51.99m
2. red hickory C. ovalis 164.4' 50.11m
3. pignut hickory C. glabra 162.3' 49.47m R
4. sand hickory C. pallida 160.8' 49.01m R
5. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 156.5' 47.70m
6. shagbark hickory C. ovata 154.2' 47.00m R
7. white basswood T. heterophylla 151.7' 46.23m
8. red oak Q. rubra 150.1' 45.75m
8. sweetgum L. styraciflua 150.1' 45.75m
10. mockernut hickory C. alba 147.5' 44.95m

11. cucumbertree M. acuminata 147.3' 44.89m
12. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 146.7' 44.71m
13. Am beech F. grandifolia 143.2' 43.64m R
14. chestnut oak Q. montana 139.6' 42.55m
15. Am elm U. americana 137.6' 41.94m R
16. yellow buckeye A. flava 137.4' 41.88m
17. sugar maple A. saccharum 136.0' 41.45m
18. sycamore P. occidentalis 132.9' 40.50m
19. white oak Q. alba 130.0' 39.62m
20. black walnut J. nigra 127.3' 38.80m


Oconee Creek (contains the Central Brevard Zone, including Tammassee Knob, Station Cove, Alexander Creek, Winding
Stairs) Central Brecard Zone, NC
Mountains
Measurers: Jess Riddle, Brian Beduhn
RHI 5 = 164.14' 50.03m
RHI 10 = 157.43' 47.98m
RHI 20 = 147.21' 44.87m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 177.1' 53.98m
2. red hickory C. ovalis 168.2' 51.26m R
3. bitternut hickory 166.3' 50.68m R
4. N red oak Q. rubra 155.4' 47.36m
5. mockernut hickory C. alba 153.7' 46.84m R
6. chestnut oak Q. monrana 153.6' 46.81m R
7. sweetgum L. styraciflua 151.4' 46.14m
8. pignut hickory C. glabra 151.3' 46.11m
9. white ash F. americana 148.7' 45.32m
10. white oak Q. alba 148.6' 45.29m

11. shortleaf pine P. echinata 148.5' 45.26m R2
12. black oak Q. velutina 145.2' 44.25m R
13. red elm (slippery) U. rubra 142.5' 43.43m R
14. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 139.6' 42.55m
15. white basswood T. heterophylla 137.9' 42.03m
16. black walnut J. nigra 134.7' 41.05m
17. Am beech F. grandifolia 134.1' 40.87m
18. white pine P. strobus 132.5' 40.38m
19. black locust R. pseudoacacia 131.6' 40.11m
20. sand hickory C. pallida 123.3' 37.58m


Oconaluftee, GSMNP, NC
Measurers: Will Blozan, Jess Riddle, Michael Davie, Josh Kelly, Brian Beduhn
R20 = 142.89' 43.55m
R10 = 156.12'' 47.58m
R5 = 165.42' 50.42m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 188.0' 57.30m
2. black locust R. pseudoacacia 171.8' 52.36m R
3. E hemlock Ts canadensis 156.2' 47.60m
4. sycamore P. occidentalis 155.8' 47.48m
5. red spruce P. rubens 155.3' R 47.33m
6. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 148.6' 45.29m
7. white ash F. americana 147.8' 45.05m
8. cucumbertree M. acuminata 146.8' 44.74m
9. white basswood T. heterophylla 146.6' 44.68m
10. N red oak Q. rubra 144.3' 43.98m

11. Am beech F. grandifolia 142.8' 43.52m R2
12. black cherry P. serotina 140.9' 42.94m
13. yellow buckeye A. flava 139.1' 42.39m
14. pignut hickory C. glabra 137.4' 41.88m
15. chestnut oak Q. montana 134.7' 41.05m
16. white oak Q. alba 130.9' 39.89m
17. black oak Q. velutina 129.7' 39.53m
18. sugar maple A. saccharum 126.1' 38.43m
19. black birch B. lenta 110.2' 33.58m
20. Am serviceberry A. bartramiana 104.9' 31.97m


Elkmont (Little River) GSMNP, TN
Measurers: Will Blozan, Jess Riddle, Michael Davie, Josh Kelly
R10 = 153.98' 46.93m
R5 = 162.12' 49.41m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 184.9' 56.35m
2. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 162.2' 49.43m R
3. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 160.1' 48.79m
4. sycamore P. occidentalis 154.7' 47.15m
5. white basswood T. heterophylla 151.0' 46.02m
6. N red oak Q. rubra 148.4' 45.23m
7. black cherry P. serotina 146.2' 44.56m
8. cucumbertree M. acuminata 145.0' 44.19m
9. yellow buckeye A. flava 144.1' 43.92m
10. red maple A. rubrum 143.2' 43.64m R


Davidson River, Pisgah NF, NC
Mountains
Measurers: Brian Beduhn, Will Blozan, Jess Riddle, Michael Davie
R20 = 142.74' 43.50m
R10 = 150.90’ 45.99m
R5 = 158.88' 48.42m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 167.5' 51.05m
1. white pine P. strobus 167.5' 51.05m
3. N red oak Q. rubra 157.0' R 47.85m
4. pignut hickory C. glabra 152.1' 46.36m
5. mockernut hickory C. alba 150.3' 45.81m
6. red hickory C. ovalis 146.8' 44.74m
7. black locust R. pseudoacacia 142.7' 43.49m
8. white basswood T. heterophylla 142.3' 43.37m
9. cucumbertree M. acuminata 142.0' 43.28m
10. red maple A. rubrum 140.8' 42.91m

11. chestnut oak Q. montana 140.3' 42.76m
12. white ash F. americana 139.7' 42.58m
13. white oak Q. alba 139.6' 42.55m
14. sycamore P. occidentalis 138.8' 42.30m
15. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 138.0' 42.06m
16. Am beech F. grandifolia 137.2' 41.81m
17. E hemlock Ts, canadensis 133.9' 40.81m
18. black oak Q. velutina 130.1' 39.65m
19. pitch pine P. rigida 124.5' 37.94m
20. sugar maple A. saccharum 123.5' 37.64m


Abrams Creek, GSMNP, TN
Measurers: Michael Davie, Will Blozan
RHI 10 = 148.81' 45.35m
RHI 5 = 159.96' 48.75m

1. white pine P. strobus 175.0' 53.34m
2. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 163.8' 49.92m
3. tuliptree L. tulipifera 160.1' 48.79m
4. pignut hickory C. glabra 151.4' 46.14m
5. shagbark hickory C. ovata 149.5' 45.56m
6. shortleaf pine P. echinata 149.2' 45.47m R
7. chestnut oak Q. montana 144.4' 44.01m
8. sycamore P. occidentalis 137.2' 41.81m
9. pitch pine P. rigida 135.4' 41.27m
10. Am beech F. grandifolia 122.1' 37.21m


Cheoah, Nantahala NF, NC
Measurers: Jess Riddle, Josh Kelly
RHI 10 = 148.30' 45.20m
RHI 5 = 160.10' 48.79m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 179.7’ 54.77m
2. white pine P. strobus 176.3' 53.73m
3. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 154.8’ 47.18m
4. cucumbertree M. acuminata 147.3' 44.89m
5. pignut hickory C. glabra 142.4' 43.40m
6. white ash F. americana 139.7' 42.58m
7. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 139.3' 42.45m
8. sycamore P. occidentalis 136.8' 41.69m
9. black cherry P. serotina 134.2' 40.90m
10. N red oak Q. rubra 132.5' 40.38m


Tallulah River (includes Tallulah Gorge, Sand Branch, and Tate Branch) Chattahoochee NF, GA
RHI 10 = 148.01' 45.11m
RHI 5 = 156.80' 47.79m

1. white pine P. strobus 172.7' 52.63m Tallulah Gorge
2. sand hickory C. pallida 156.9' 47.82m Sand Branch
3. tuliptree L. tulipifera 156.8' 47.79m Sand Branch
4. N red oak Q. rubra 149.1' 45.44m Sand Branch
5. chestnut oak Q. montana 148.5' 45.26m Sand Branch
6. pignut hickory C. glabra 144.2' 43.95m Sand Branch
7. mockernut hickory C. alba 141.6' 43.16m Sand Branch
8. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 137.9' 42.03m Sand Branch
9. black cherry P. serotina 137.5' 41.91m Tate Branch
10. sycamore P. occidentalis 134.9' 41.11m Tallulah Gorge


Big Laurel Creek (contains The Bald Mountains of NC) Pisgah NF, NC
Measurers: Josh Kelly, Jess Riddle, Michael Davie, Brian Beduhn
RHI 10 = 146.71' 44.71m
RHI 5 153.98' 46.93m

1. tuliptree L. rulipifera 164.1' 50.01m
2. white pine P. strobus 158.8' 48.40m
3. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 153.0' 46.63m
4. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 150.7' 45.93m
5. N red oak Q. rubra 143.3' 43.67m
6. yellow buckeye A. flava 142.9' 43.55m
7. pignut hickory C. glabra 140.9' 42.94m
8. white basswood T. heterophylla 138.0' 42.06m
9. black cherry P. serotina 137.9' 42.03m
10. sycamore P. occidentalis 137.5' 41.91m


Swannannoa composite, NC
RHI 10 = 146.19' 44.55m
RHI 5 = 156.38' 47.66m

1. red hickory C. ovalis 163.4' 49.80m
2. tuliptree L. tulipifera 163.0' 49.68m
3. white pine P. strobus 161.3' 49.16m
4. sycamore P. occidentalis 150.0' 45.72m
5. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 144.2' 43.95m
6. pignut hickory C. glabra 139.4' 42.49m
7. white oak Q. alba 138.3' 42.15m
8. chestnut oak Q. montana 135.4' 41.27m
9. N red oak Q. rubra 133.4' 40.66m
10. black oak Q. velutina 131.4' 40.05m


Ivy Creek (contains all of Big Ivy) Pisgah NF, NC
Mountains
Measurers: Brian Beduhn, Josh Kelly, Jess Riddle, Bob Leverett, Will Blozan
R20 = 137.59’ 41.93m
R10 = 145.97’ 44.49m
R5 = 154.60’ 47.12m

1. white pine P. strobus 166.4' 50.71m
2. tuliptree L. tulipifera 163.4’ 49.80m
3. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 149.6’ 45.59m
4. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 147.4’ 44.92m
5. N red oak Q. rubra 146.2’ 44.56m
6. pignut hickory C. glabra 141.5' 43.12m
7. cucumbertree M. acuminata 138.0' 42.06m
8. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 137.0' 41.75m
9. white basswood T. heterophylla 135.2' 41.20m
10. sugar maple A. saccharum 135.0' 41.14m

11. scarlet oak Q. coccinea 133.6' 40.72m
11. white ash F. americana 133.6' 40.72m
13. black cherry P. serotina 132.9' 40.50m
14. black locust R. pseudoacacia 132.7' 40.44m
15. sycamore P. occidentalis 130.4' 39.74m
16. red maple A. rubrum 129.2' 39.38m
17. chestnut oak Q. montana 129.0' 39.31m
18. red hickory C. ovalis 127.5' 38.86m
19. white oak Q. alba 122.8' 37.42m
20. black oak Q. velutina 120.4' 36.69m


Elk River, MD (contains Fair Hill)
Piedmont
Measurer: Geoege Feio
R10 = 143.45' 43.72m
R5 = 148.98' 45.41m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 162.3' 49.47m
2. sycamore P. occidentalis 146.7' 44.71m
3. pignut hickory C. glabra 145.8' 44.44m
4. N red oak Q. rubra 145.4' 44.31m
5. white oak Q. alba 144.7' 44.10m
6. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 141.3' 43.06m
7. white ash F. americana 141.0' 42.97m
8. black oak Q. velutina 140.2' 42.73m
9. mockernut hickory C. alba 133.6' 40.72m
10. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 133.5' 40.69m
'

Barkers Creek east/Middle Forks, Nantahala NF, NC
Mountains
Measurers: Jess Riddle, Will Blozan, Brian Beduhn 2011-2012
R10 = 143.22' 43.65m
R5 = 152.24' 46.40m

1. tuliptree L. rulipifera 184.5' 56.23m
2. white pine P. strobus 147.1' 44.83m
3. white basswood T. heterophylla 146.4' 44.62m
4. cucumbertree M. acuminata 143.3' 43.67m
5. N red oak Q. rubra 139.9' 42.64m
6. white ash F. americana 139.8' 42.61m
7. black locust R. pseudoacacia 137.7' 41.97m
8. chestnut oak Q. montana 134.4' 40.96m
9. black cherry P. serotina 132.6' 40.41m
10. mockernut hickory C. alba 126.5' 38.55m


Caney Fork (contains Fall Creek Falls) Cumberland Plateau, TN
Measurers: Jess Riddle, Will Blozan
RHI 10 = 142.80' 43.52m
RHI 5 = 150.98' 46.01m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 159.7' 48.67m
2. white basswood T. heterophylla 153.2' 46.69m R
3. shagbark hickory C. ovata 147.7' 45.01m
4. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 147.6' 44.98m
5. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 146.7' 44.71m
6. yellow buckeye A. flava 139.4' 42.49m
7. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 137.4' 41.88m
8. Am beech F. grandifolia 136.3' 41.54m
9. sycamore P. occidentalis 132.9' 40.50m
10. sugar maple A. saccharum 127.1' 38.74m


Rivanna River, VA
Ragged Mountain Natural Area
Piedmont
Measurer: Elijah Whitcomb
RHI 10 = 142.34' 43.38m
RHI 5 = 150.76' 45.95m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 173.1' 52.76m
2. N red oak Q. rubra 156.0' 47.54m R3
3. white pine P. strobus 142.1' 43.31m
4. chestnut oak Q. montana 141.5' 43.13m
5. red hickory C. ovalis 141.1' 43.00m
6. white oak Q. alba 137.5' 41.91m
7. shortleaf pine P. echinata 137.3' 41.85m
8. pignut hickory C. glabra 132.3' 40.32m
9. black oak Q. velutina 132.0' 40.23m
10. mockernut hickory C. alba 130.5' 39.77m


Emory River, Frozen Head State Park, TN
Mountains
Measurer: Jess Riddle
RHI 10 = 141.80' 43.22m
RHI 5 = 147.86' 45.06m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 159.1' 48.49m
2. shagbark hickory C. ovata 153.9' 46.90m R2
3. red hickory C. ovalis 144.4' 44.01m
4. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 141.1' 43.00m
5. chestnut oak Q. montana 140.8' 42.91m
6. sycamore P. occidentalis 138.8' 42.30m
7. white pine P. strobus 137.4' 41.88m
8. black cherry P. serotina 137.1' 41.78m
9. white ash F. americana 135.9' 41.42m
10. cucumbertree M. acuminata 129.6' 39.50m


Upper Chattahoochee, Chattahoochee NF, GA
RHI 10 = 141.68' 43.18m
RHI 5 = 149.36' 45.52m

1. white pine P. strobus 171.2' 52.18m Spoilcane
2. tuliptree L. tulipifera 150.5' 45.87m Spoilcane
3. sycamore P. occidentalis 144.3' 43.98m Spoilcane
4. loblolly pine P. taeda 141.4' 43.09m Island Ford
5. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 139.4' 42.49m Spoilcane
6. mockernut hickory C. alba 136.2' 41.51m Spoilcane
7. pignut hickory C. glabra 134.6' 41.02m Spoilcane
8. N red oak Q. rubra 133.4' 40.60m Spoilcane
9. black locust R. pseudoacacia 132.9' 40.50m Spoilcane
9. chestnut oak Q. montana 132.9' 40.50m Spoilcane
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Re: Rucker Comparisons

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Composite Watersheds

Pigeon River, GSMNP, NC
RHI 5 = 179.76' 54.79m
RHI 10 = 167.57' 51.07m
RHI 20 = 156.09' 47.57m

1. white pine P. strobus 207.0' 63.09m R
2. tuliptree L. tulipifera 186.1' 56.72m
3. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 173.1' 52.76m R
4. white ash F. americana 167.1' 50.93m R
5. sycamore P. occidentalis 165.5' 50.44m R
6. black locust R. pseudoacacia 162.0' 49.37m
7. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 156.3' 47.64m
8. N red oak Q. rubra 155.7' 47.45m
9. cucumbertree M. acuminata 151.9' 46.30m R
10. yellow buckeye A. flava 151.0' 46.02m

11. white basswood T. heterophylla 150.3' 45.81m
12. shagbark hickory C. ovata 148.5' 45.26m
13. sweetgum L. styraciflua 147.9' 45.08m
14. white oak Q. alba 147.4' 44.92m
15. sugar maple A. saccharum 144.2' 43.95m
16. chestnut oak Q. montana 143.1' 43.61m
17. red maple A. rubrum 142.4' 43.40m R2
18. red spruce P. rubens 142.1' 43.31m
19. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 141.7' 43.19m
20. mtn silverbell H. monticola 138.6' 42.24m R


Lake Keowee composite (excluding Lake Jocassee) Oconee NF, SC
RHI 5 = 164.14' 50.03m
RHI 10 = 158.51' 48.31m
RHI 20 = 150.34' 45.82m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 177.1' 53.98m
2. red hickory C. ovalis 168.2' 51.26m Oconee R
3. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 166.3' 50.68m Oconee R
4. N red oak Q. rubra 155.4' 47.36m Oconee
5. mockernut hickory C. alba 153.7' 46.84m Oconee R
6. chestnut oak Q. monrana 153.6' 46.81m Oconee R
7. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 153.4' 46.81m Eastatoe
7. black locust R. pseudoacacia 153.4' 46.81m Eastatoe
9. pignut hickory C. glabra 152.6' 46.57m Eastatoe
10. sweetgum L. styraciflua 151.4' 46.14m Oconee

11. white ash F. americana 148.7' 45.32m Oconee
12. white oak Q. alba 148.6' 45.29m Oconee R
13. shortleaf pine P. echinata 148.5' 45.26m Oconee R2
14. black oak Q. velutina 145.2' 44.25m Oconee R
15. red elm (slippery) U. rubra 142.5' 43.43m Oconee R
16. cucumbertree M. acuminata 139.9' 42.64m Eastatoe
17. E hemlock Rs. canadensis 138.6' 42.24m Eastatoe
18. white basswood T. heterophylla 137.9' 42.03m Eastatoe
19. white pine P. strobus 137.1' 41.78m Eastatoe
20. black walnur J. nigra 134.7' 41.05m Oconee


Tuckaseegee, Nantahala NF, GSMNP, NC
RHI 5 = 166.20' 50.65m
RHI 10 = 156.79' 47.78m
RHI 20 = 146.01' 44.50m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 191.9' 58.49m
2. black locust R. pseudoacacia 171.8' 52.36m R
3. E hemlock Ts canadensis 156.2' 47.60m
4. sycamore P. occidentalis 155.8' 47.48m
5. red spruce P. rubens 155.3' 47.33m R
6. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 148.6' 45.29m
7. white ash F. americana 147.8' 45.05m
8. white pine P. strobus 147.1' 44.83m
9. cucumbertree M. acuminata 146.8' 44.74m
10. white basswood T. heterophylla 146.6' 44.68m

11. N red oak Q. rubra 144.3' 43.98m
12. Am beech F. grandifolia 142.8' 43.52m R2
13. black cherry P. serotina 140.9' 42.94m
14. yellow buckeye A. flava 139.1' 42.39m
15. pignut hickory C. glabra 137.4' 41.88m
16. chestnut oak Q. montana 134.7' 41.05m
17. white oak Q. alba 130.9' 39.89m
18. black oak Q. velutina 129.7' 39.53m
19. mockernut hickory C. alba 126.5' 38.55m
20. sugar maple A. saccharum 126.1' 38.43m



Little Pigeon (Greenbrier, Sugarlands) GSMNP, TN
Measurers: Michael Davie, Will Blozan, Jess Riddle, Josh Kelly, Bob Leverett, Brian Beduhn
R20 = 135.85' 41.40m
R10 = 151.18' 46.08m
R5 = 159.94' 48.75m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 173.4' 52.85m
2. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 165.9' 50.56m
3. yellow buckeye A. flava 157.3' 47.94m
4. red spruce P. rubens 154.7' 47.15m Alum Cave
5. black locust R. pseudoacacia 152.1' 46.36m
6. sugar maple A. saccharum 151.0' 46.02m R
7. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 147.5' 44.95m Sugarland Mtn
8. black cherry P. serotina 146.0' 44.50m
9. white ash F. americana 143.5' 43.73m
10. red maple A. rubrum 142.6' 43.46m

11. white basswood T. heterophylla 137.1' 41.78m
12. sycamore P. occidentalis 135.4' 41.27m
13. N red oak Q. rubra 133.4' 40.66m
14. black walnut J. nigra 128.5' 39.16m
15. mtn silverbell H. monticola 125.8' 38.34m
16. fraser magnolia M. fraseri 117.5' 35.81m
17. red hickory C. ovalis 116.5' 35.51m
18. Am beech F. grandifolia 114.5' 34.90m
19. black gum N. sylvatica 112.1' 34.16m
20. black birch B. lenta 111.1' 33.86m


Jocassee Lake, Jocassee Gorges, SC
RHI 10 = 151.14' 46.06m
RHI 5 = 158.78' 48.39m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 177.6' 54.13m Bearcamp
2. white pine P. strobus 163.7' 49.89m Bearcamp
3. N red oak Q. rubra 154.7' 47.15m Whitewater
4. cucumbertree M. acuminata 149.0' 45.41' Laurel
5. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 148.9' 45.38' Laurel
6. sweetgum L. styraciflua 146.7' 44.71' Laurel
7. black locust R, pseudoacacia 146.0' 44.50m Laurel
8. white oak Q. alba 145.2' 44.25m Whitewater
9. pignut hickory C. glabra 140.0' 42.67m Laurel
10. mockernut hickory C. alba 139.6' 42.55m Laurel


Chattooga River, Chattahoochee NF, GA and Oconee NF, SC
RHI 5 = 159.82' 48.71m
RHI 10 = 150.01' 45.72m
RHI 15 = 143.97' 43.88m
RHI 20 =138.91' 42.34m

1. white pine P. strobus 185.8' 56.63m Cliff Creek
2. E hemlock Ts. camadensis 168.9' 51.48m East Fork Chattooga
3. pignut hickory C. glabra 149.3' 45.50m Cliff Creek
4. white ash F. americana 148.6' 45.29m East Fork Chattooga
5. tuliptree L. tulipifera 146.5' 44.65m Burrells Ford Rd
6. pitch pine P. rigida 146.4' 44.62m West Fork Chattoga R
7. shortleaf pine P. echinata 144.2' 43.95m West Fork Chattooga
8. black locust R. pseudoacacia 137.9' 42.03m Burrells Ford Rd
9. N red oak Q. rubra 136.4' 41.57m Cliff Creek
10. Am beech F. grandifolia 136.1' 41.48m East Fork Chattooga

11. Virginia pine P. virginiana 136.0' 41.45m West Fork Chattooga R
12. sweetgum L. styraciflua 131.9' 40.20m Camp Branch
13. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 131.5' 40.08m Camp Branch
14. mockernut hickory C. alba 131.0' 39.92m Camp Branch
15. white basswood T. heterophylla 129.1' 39.35m Camp Branch
16. white oak Q. alba 128.6' 39.19m Camp Branch
17. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 125.2' 38.16m Overflow Creek
18. scarlet oak Q. coccinea 124.5' 37.94m Cliff Creek
19. chestnut oak Q. montana 120.9' 36.85m Overflow Creek
20. red hickory C. ovalis 119.5' 36.42m Burrells Ford Rd


Elk River, WV
RHI 10 = 148.04' 45.12m
RHI 5 = 160.58' 48.94m

1. yellow buckeye A. flava 177.6' 54.13m R
2. tuliptree L. tulipifera 173.2' 52.51m
3. white pine P. strobus 155.2' 47.30m
4. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 149.3' 45.50m
5. white basswood T. heterophylla 147.6' 44.98m
6. black cherry P. serotina 140.8' 42.91m
7. white ash F. americana 137.8' 42.00m
8. N red oak Q. rubra 136.2' 41.51m
9. red maple A. rubrum 133.6' 40.72m
10. shagbark hickory C. ovata 129.1' 39.35m


Catawba River, Pisgah NF, NC and SC
RHI 5 = 155.86' 47.50m
RHI 10 = 147.56 44.97m
RHI 20 = 137.71' 41.97m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 183.0' 55.77m Swannannoa Ck
2. white pine P. strobus 170.3' 51.90m Armstrong Ck
3. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 142.7' 43.49m Sugar Cove Ck
4. chestnut oak Q. montana 142.5' 43.43m Armstrong Creek
5. white oak Q. alba 140.8' 42.91m Armstrong Ck
6. red hickory C. ovalis 140.4' 42.79m Swannannoa Ck
7. N red oak Q. rubra 139.8' 42.61m Armstrong Ck
8. sycamore P. occidentalis 139.7' 42.58m Swannanoa Ck
9. black walnut J. nigra 138.9' 42.33m Mackey Ck
10. pignut hickory C. glabra 137.5' 41.91m Curtis Ck

11. mockernut hickory C. alba 137.3' 41.85m Curtis Ck
12. black oak Q. velutina 132.6' 40.41m Swannannoa Ck
13. red maple A. rubrum 132.2' 40.29m Swannannoa Ck
14. E hemlock Rs. canadensis 131.1' 39.96m Curtis Ck
15. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 125.9' 38.37m Sugar Cove Ck
16. white basswood T. heterophylla 125.6' 38.28m Sugar Cove Ck
17. black gum N. sylvatica 125.4' 38.22m Sugar Cove Ck
18. cucumbertree M. acuminata 124.0' 37.79m Sugar Cove Ck
19. black locust R. pseudoacacia 122.5' 37.33m Linville River
20. Am beech F. grandifolia 122.1' 37.21m Catawba Greenway


Tugaloo River, Chattahoochee NF, GA
RHI 10 = 144.0' 43.90m
RHI 5 = 150.6' 45.90m

1. white pine P. strobus 163.3' 49.77m Panther
2. tuliptree L. tulipifera 157.6' 48.03m Panther
3. sweetgum L. styraciflua 145.6' 44.37m Panther
4. pignut hickory C. glabra 144.2' 43.95m Panther
5. N red oak Q. rubra 142.3' 43.37m Panther
6. white oak Q. alba 140.0' 42.67m Panther
7. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 138.4' 42.18m Panther
8. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 138.3' 42.15m Panther
9. white basswood T. heterophylla 136.4' 41.57m Panther
10. mockernut hickory C. alba 134.3' 40.93 Davidson


Broad River, NC and SC
RHI 10 = 139.66' 42.56m
RHI 5 = 143.78' 43.82m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 155.4' 47.36m Green
2. loblolly pine P. taeda 143.1' 43.61m Enoree
3. sycamore P. occidentalis 141.3' 43.06m Fairforest
4. N red oak Q. rubra 140.0' 42.67m Fairforest
5. white pine P. strobus 139.1' 42.39m Green
6. white oak Q. alba 139.0' 42.36m Fairforest
7. pignut hickory C. glabra 136.9' 41.72m Pacolet
8. sweetgum L. styraciflua 134.7' 41.05m Fairforest
9. black locust R. pseudoacacia 134.4' 40.96m Green
10. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 132.7' 40.44m Green

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Re: Rucker Comparisons

Post by bbeduhn » Tue Sep 15, 2020 3:19 pm

Mega-Watershed Comparison

French Broad mega-composite
RHI 5 = 179.76' 54.79m
RHI 10 = 169.48' 51.65m
RHI 20 = 159.98' 48.76m

1. white pine P. strobus 207.0' 63.09m Pigeon R
2. tuliptree L. tulipifera 186.1' 56.72m Pigeon
3. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 173.1' 52.76m Pigeon R
4. white ash F. americana 167.1' 50.93m Pigeon R
5. sycamore P. occidentalis 165.5' 50.44m Pigeon R
6. red hickory C. ovalis 163.4' 49.80m French Broad, NC
7. black locust R. pseudoacacia 162.0' 49.37m Pigeon
8. yellow buckeye A. flava 157.3' 47.94m Little Pigeon
9. N red oak Q. rubra 157.0' 47.85m French Broad, NC R
10. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 156.3' 47.64m Pigeon

11. red spruce P. rubens 154.7' 47.15m Little Pigeon R3
12. pignut hickory C. glabra 152.1' 46.36m French Broad, NC
13. cucumbertree M. acuminata 151.9' 46.30m Pigeon R
14. sugar maple A. saccharum 151.0' 46.02m Little Pigeon R
15. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 150.7' 45.93m French Broad, NC
16. mockernut hickory C. alba 150.3' 45.81m French Broad, NC
16. white basswood T. heterophylla 150.3' 45.81m Pigeon
18. shagbark hickory C. ovata 148.5' 45.26m Pigeon
19. sweetgum L. styraciflua 147.9' 45.08m Pigeon
20. white oak Q. alba 147.4' 44.92m Pigeon


Congaree mega-composite (Jocassee, Keowee, Catawba, Broad, Saluda, Congaree)
RHI 5 = 172.02' 52.43m
RHI 10 = 164.40' 50.11m
RHI 20 = 157.71' 48.07m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 183.0' 55.77m Catawba
2. loblolly pine P. taeda 172.3' 52.51m Congaree
3. white pine P. strobus 170.3' 51.90m Catawba
4. red hickory C. ovalis 168.2' 51.26m Keowee
5. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 166.3' 50.68m Keowee
6. cherrybark oak Q. pagoda 160.2' 48.82m Congaree
7. shumard oak Q. shumardii 157.6' 48.03m Congaree
8. sweetgum L. styraciflua 157.0' 47.85m Congaree
9. N red oak Q. rubra 155.4' 47.36m Keowee
10. mockernut hickory C. alba 153.7' 46.84m Keowee

11. chestnut oak Q. montana 153.6' 46.83m Keowee
11. sycamore P. occidentalis 153.6' 46.83m Congaree
13. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 153.4' 46.81m Keowee
13. black locust R. pseudoacacia 153.4' 46.81m Keowee
15. pignut hickory C. glabra 152.6' 46.57m Keowee
16. cucumbertree M. acuminata 149.0' 45.41m Jocassee
17. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 148.9' 45.38m Jocassee
18. white ash F. americana 148.7' 45.32m Keowee
19. white oak Q. alba 148.6' 45.29m Keowee
20. shortleaf pine P. echinata 148.5' 45.26m Keowee


Savannah River mega-composite
RHI 5 = 173.26' 52.81m
RHI 10 = 163.93' 49.96m
RHI 20 = 156.28 47.63m

1. white pine P. strobus 185.8' 56.63m Chattooga
2. tuliptree L. tulipifera 177.1' 53.98m Keowee
3. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 168.9' 51.48m Chattooga
4. red hickory C. ovalis 168.2' 51.26m Keowee R
5. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 166.3' 50.68m Keowee R
6. sand hickory C. pallida 156.9' 47.82m Tallulah
7. N red oak Q. rubra 155.4' 47.36m Keowee
8. mockernut hickory C. alba 153.7' 46.84m Keowee R
9. chestnut oak Q. montana 153.6' 46.81m Keowee R
10. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 153.4' 46.75m Keowee

11. black locust R. pseudoacacia 153.4' 46.75m Keowee
12. pignut hickory C. glabra 152.6' 46.57m Keowee
13. sweetgum L. styraciflua 151.4' 46.14m Keowee
14. cucumbertree M. acuminata 149.0' 45.41m Jocassee
15. white ash F. americana 148.7' 45.50m Keowee
15. white oak Q. alba 148.6' 45.50m Keowee R
17. shortleaf pine P. echinata 148.5' 45.26m Keowee R2
18. pitch pine P. rigida 146.4' 44.62m Chattooga R
19. black oak Q. velutina 145.2' 44.25m Keowee R
20. red elm (slippery) U. rubra 142.5' 43.43m Keowee R


Little Tennessee River mega-composite
RHI 5 = 172.02' 52.43m
RHI 10 = 162.13' 49.41m
RHI 20 = 152.69' 46.54m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 191.9' 58.49m Deep Creek R
2. white pine P. strobus 176.3' 53.73m Santeetlah
3. black locust R. pseudoacaia 171.8' 52.36m Oconaluftee R
4. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 163.8' 49.92m Abrams Creek
5. E red oak Q. rubra 156.3' 47.64m Forney Creek R
6. sycamore P. occidentalis 155.8' 47.48m Oconaluftee
7. red spruce P. rubens 155.3' 47.33m Deep Creek
8. pignut hickory C. glabra 151.4' 46.14m Abrams Creek
9. shagbark hickory C. ovata 149.5' 45.56m Abrams Creek
10. shortleaf pine P. echinata 149.2' 45.47m Abrams Creek

11. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 148.6' 45.29m Oconaluftee
12. white ash F. americana 147.8' 45.05m Oconaluftee
13. cucumbertree M. acuminata 147.3' Santeetlah
14. white basswood T. heterophylla 147.0' 44.80m Nantahala
15. chestnut oak Q. montana 144.4' 44.01m Abrams Creek
16. Am beech F. grandifolia 142.8' 43.52m Oconaluftee R2
17. black cherry P. serotina 140.9' 42.94m Oconaluftee
18. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 139.3' 42.45m Santeetlah
19. yellow buckeye A. flava 139.1' 42.39m Oconaluftee
20. pitch pine P. rigida 135.4' 41.27m Abrams Creek


Cumberland River mega-composite
RHI 5 = 163.34' 49.78m
RHI 10 = 157.18' 47.90m
RHI 20 = 148.09' 45.14m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 172.7' 52.63m
2. red hickory C. ovalis 164.4' 50.11m
3. pignut hickory C. glabra 162.3' 49.47m R
4. sand hickory C. pallida 160.8' 49.01m R
5. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 156.5' 47.70m
6. shagbark hickory C. ovata 154.2' 47.00m R
7. white basswood T. heterophylla 153.2' 46.69m R
8. red oak Q. rubra 150.1' 45.75m
8. sweetgum L. styraciflua 150.1' 45.75m
10. mockernut hickory C. alba 147.5' 44.95m

11. cucumbertree M. acuminata 147.3' 44.89m
12. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 146.7' 44.71m
13. Am beech F. grandifolia 143.2' 43.64m R
14. chestnut oak Q. montana 139.6' 42.55m
15. yellow buckeye A. flava 139.4' 42.49m
16. Am elm U. americana 137.6' 41.94m R
17. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 137.4' 41.88m
18. sugar maple A. saccharum 136.0' 41.45m
19. sycamore P. occidentalis 132.9' 40.50m
20. white oak Q. alba 130.0' 39.62m


Kanawha mega-composite (New, Elk, Gauley)
RHI 5 = 160.58' 48.94m
RHI 10 = 149.53' 45.57m

1. yellow buckeye A. flava 177.6' 54.13m R
2. tuliptree L. tulipifera 173.2' 52.51m
3. white pine P. strobus 155.2' 47.30m
4. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 149.3' 45.50m
5. white basswood T. heterophylla 147.6' 44.98m
6. Norway spruce P. abies 143.1' 43.61m
7. black cherry P. serotina 140.8' 42.91m
8. white ash F. americana 137.8' 42.00m
9. N red oak Q. rubra 136.2' 41.51m
10. pignut hickory C. glabra 134.5' 40.99m


Potomac River mega-composite
RHI 5 = 151.76' 46.25m
RHI 10 = 146.85' 44.75m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 165.8' 50.53m Caledon
2. red hickory C. ovalis 152.1' 46.36m Turkey Run
3. sycamore P. occidentalis 150.0' 45.72m Turkey Run
4. cherrybark oak Q. pagoda 147.1' 44.83m Caledon
5. N red oak Q. rubra 143.8' 43.83m Turkey Run
6. black oak Q. velutina 142.8' 43.52m Caledon
7. green ash F. pennsylvanica 142.6' 43.46m Turkey Run
8. pignut hickory C. glabra 142.3' 43.37m Caledon
9. mockernut hickory C. alba 141.4' 43.09m Caledon
10. white oak Q. alba 140.6' 42.85m Turkey Run


James River mega-composite
RHI 5 = 151.48' 46.17m
RHI 10 = 143.76' 43.81m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 173.1' 52.76m RM
2. N red oak Q. rubra 156.0' 47.54m RM R3
3. baldcypress T. distichum 144.7' 44.10m CG
4. white pine P. strobus 142.1' 43.31m RM
5. chestnut oak Q. montana 141.5' 43.13m RM
6. red hickory C. ovalis 141.1' 43.00m RM
7. white oak Q. alba 137.5' 41.91m RM
8. shortleaf pine P. echinata 137.3' 41.85m RM
9. pignut hickory C. glabra 132.3' 40.32m
10. black oak Q. velutina 132.0' 40.23m
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Re: Rucker Comparisons

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Michigan

Lake Erie
Lake St. Clair
Huron River, Clinton River
Measurer: Doug Bidlack
RHI 10 = 127.50' 38.86m
RHI 5 = 131.40' 40.05m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 136.5' 41.60m
2. E cottonwood P. deltoides 135.0' 41.14m
3. sycamore P. occidentalis 133.5' 40.69m
4. white ash F. americana 126.0' 38.40m
4. N red oak Q. rubra 126.0' 38.40m
4. black walnut J. nigra 126.0' 38.40m
7. Am beech F. grandifolia 124.5' 37.94m
7. sugar maple A. saccharum 124.5' 37.94m
9. silver maple A. saccharinum 121.5' 37.03m
9. bur oak Q. macrocarpa 121.5' 37.03m


Lake Huron
Au Sable River
Hartwick Pines
Measurers: Will Blozan, Bob Leverett, Doug Bidlack
1. white pine 163.2'
2. red pine 152.4' R
3. E hemlock 112.7'


Indiana
White River
Measurers: Don Bragg, Rand Brown, Mark Rouw, Matt Markworth
RHI 10 = 137.71' 41.97m
RHI 5 = 142.92' 43.56m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 155.9' 47.51m
2. sycamore P. occidentalis 145.0' 44.19m
3. red hickory C. ovalis 138.2' 42.12m
4. black walnut J. nigra 138.0' 42.06m
5. shagbark hickory C. ovata 137.5' 41.91m
6. white ash F. americana 136.3' 41.54m
7. N red oak Q. rubra 134.0' 40.84m
8. white oak Q. alba 131.5' 40.08m
9. Kentucky coffeetree G. dioicus 130.4' 39.74m R
10. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 130.3' 39.71m


Kentucky

Green River
Anglin Falls & Rock Creek
Measurer: Jess Riddle
RHI 5 = 129.60' 39.50m

1. Biltmore ash F. biltmoreana 138.4' 42.18m
2. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 132.5' 40.38m
3. red maple A. rubrum 128.2' 39.07m
4. N red oak Q. rubra 128.0' 39.01m
5. chestnut oak Q. montana 120.9' 36.85m
6. Am beech F. grandifolia 116.9' 35.63m
7. butternut J. cinerea 104.5' 31.85m
8. bigleaf magnolia M. macrophylla 99.4' 30.29m R


Red River
Clifty Wilderness
Measurer: Matt Markworth
R5 = 146.94' 44.78m

1. white pine P. strobus 179.7' 54.77m
2. tuliptree L. tulipifera 157.3' 47.94m
3. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 137.0' 41.75m
4. N red oak Q. rubra 132.5' 40.38m
5. red maple A. rubrum 129.0' 39.31m


Cumberland River
Cumberland Falls
Measurer: Duane Hooks
1. tuliptree L tulipifera 172.0' 52.42m
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Re: Rucker Comparisons

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Ohio

Ohio River

Ohio River (direct inflow with no other river)
California Woods
Measurer: Matt Markworth
R10 = 140.18' 42.72m
R5 = 148.00' 45.11m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 153.6' 46.81m
2. sycamore P. occidentalis 152.5' 46.48m
3. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 151.9' 46.30m
4. black cherry P. serotina 143.1' 43.61m
5. black walnut J. nigra 138.9' 42.33m
6. shagbark hickory C. ovata 136.8' 41.69m
7. yellow buckeye A. flava 133.1' 40.56m
8. white ash F. americana 132.2' 40.29m
9. red hickory C. ovalis 130.5' 39.77m
10. Am basswood T. americana 129.2' 39.38m


Muskingum River
Mohican and Licking Rivers (Clearfork and Blackhand Gorges)
Measurers: Rand Brown, Steve Galehouse
RHI 10 = 137.81' 45.66m
RHI 5 = 149.82' 45.66m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 163.2' 49.74m
2. white pine P. strobus 159.4' 48.58m
3. sycamore P. occidentalis 154.0' 46.93m
4. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 140.0' 42.67m
5. bitternut hickory 132.5' 40.38m
6. E cottonwood P. deltoides 131.7' 40.14m
7. green ash F. pennsylvanica 129.4' 39.44m
8. black cherry P. serotina 125.4' 38.22m
9. black walnut J. nigra 121.3' 36.97m
10. bigtooth aspen P. grandidentata 121.2' 36.94m


Scioto River
Hocking Hills Area, composite
Measurers: Tom Diggins, Rand Brown, Matt Markworth, Stefan Radivoyevitch
RHI 10 = 141.38' 43.09m
RHI 5 = 156.34' 47.65m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 172.0' 52.42m
2. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 157.0' 47.85m
3. white pine P. strobus 155.7' 47.45m
4. sycamore P. occidentalis 151.0' 46.02m
5. N red oak Q. rubra 146.0' 44.50m
6. Am beech F. grandifolia 135.8' 41.39m
7. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 129.0' 39.32m
8. Am basswood T. americana 123.1' 37.52m
9. sugar maple A. saccharum 122.6' 37.36m
10. red maple A. rubrum 121.6' 37.06m


Raccoon Creek (Lake Hope St Pk)
Lake Hope St Pk
Measurer: Stefan Radivoyevitch
1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 164.0'
2. sycamore P. occidentalis 160.9'
3. white pine P. strobus 155.0'


Great Miami River
Davey Woods Nature Preserve
Measurer: Rand Brown
RHI 10 = 122.50' 37.33m
RHI 5 = 129.64' 39.51m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 136.8' 41.69m
2. E cottonwood P. deltoides 130.3' 39.71m
3. white ash F. americana 129.6' 39.50m
4. black cherry P. serotina 127.5' 38.86m
5. N red oak Q. rubra 124.0' 37.79m
6. black walnut J. nigra 118.6' 36.15m
7. Am basswood T. americana 117.1' 35.69m
8. Am beech F. grandifolia 115.2' 35.11m
9. blue ash F. quadangulata 113.9' 34.71m R
10. sycamore P. occidentalis 107.0' 32.61m


Lake Erie

Maumee River
Tiffin River
Goll Woods Natural Area
Measurers: Will Blozan, Tom Diggins
RHI 10 = 123.07' 37.51m
RHI 5 = 128.66' 39.21m

1. E cottonwood P. deltoides 131.1' 39.96m
2. tuliptree L. tulipifera 129.1' 39.35m
3. bur oak Q. macrocarpa 128.6' 39.19m R
4. sycamore P. occidentalis 127.5' 38.86m
5. white ash F. americana 127.0' 38.71m
6. swamp white oak Q. bicolor 119.2' 36.33m
7. shagbark hickory C. ovata 118.3' 36.05m
8. shellbark hickory C. laciniosa 117.6' 35.84m
9. N red oak Q. rubra 116.3' 35.44m
10. Shumard oak Q. shumardii 116.0' 35.35m


Cuyahoga River
Measurers: Steve Galehouse, Rand Brown, Stefan Radivoyevitch
R10 = 145.45' 44.33m
R5 = 153.82' 46.88m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 172.0' 52.42m
2. sycamore P. occidentalis 154.9' 47.21m
3. black cherry P. serotina 152.2' 46.39m R
4. N red oak Q. rubra 146.0' 44.50m
5. London planetree P. x acerifolia 144.0' 43.89m
6. E cottonwood P. deltoides 143.4' 43.70m
7. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 141.8' 43.22m
8. Am beech F. grandifolia 135.2' 41.20m
9. black walnut J. nigra 133.0' 40.53m
10. cucumbertree M. acuminata 132.0' 40.23m


Chagrin River
Measurers: Dan the Man, Steve Galehouse, Rand Brown, Will Blozan, Stefan Radivoyevitch
RHI 20 = 128.46' 39.15m
RHI 10 = 134.70' 41.05m
RHI 5 = 141.96' 43.27m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 162.0' 49.37m
2. N red oak Q. rubra 139.5' 42.52m
3. white ash F. americana 139.3' 42.45m
4. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 136.0' 41.45m
5. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 133.0' 40.53m
6. red elm (slippery) U. rubra 128.6' 39.19m
7. Am beech F. grandifolia 127.7' 38.92m
7. sugar maple A. saccharum 127.7' 38.92m
9. black gum N. sylvatica 127.5' 38.86m
10. Am elm U. americana 125.7' 38.31m

10. E cottonwood P. deltoides 125.7' 38.31m
12. black walnut J. nigra 124.0' 37.79m
13. black cherry P. serotina 123.3' 37.58m
14. white pine P. strobus 123.0' 37.49m
15. sassafras S. albidum 122.7' 37.39m
16. Norway spruce 122.0' 37.18m
17. pignut hickory C. glabra 121.0' 36.88m
18. white oak Q. alba 120.7' 36.79m
19. red maple A. rubrum 120.3' 36.66m
20. cucumbertree M. acuminata 119.5' 36.42


Rocky River
Measurer: Steve Galehouse
Freeman maple A. x freemani 135.7' 41.36m
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Re: Rucker Comparisons

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Pennsylvania #1

Lake Erie

Erie Gorges
Measurer: Dale Luthringer
RHI 10 = 132.24' 40.30m
RHI 5 = 137.68' 41.96m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 145.4' 44.31m Wintergreen
2. black walnut J. nigra 139.4' 42.49m Erie Bluffs
3. red maple A. rubrum 136.7' 41.66m Wintergreen
4. sycamore P. occidentalis 136.0' 41.45m Elk Creek
5. black cherry P. serotina 130.9' 39.89m Elk Creek
6. white ash F. americana 129.8' 39.56m Wintergreen
7. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 128.0' 39.01m Wintergreen
8. Am basswood T. americana 126.0' 38.40m Walnut Creek
9. cucumbertree M. acuminata 125.6' 38.28m Wintergreen
10. red elm (slippery) U. rubra 124.6' 37.97m Walnut Creek


Ohio River

Beaver River
Slippery Rock Creek (mcConnells Mill St Pk)
Measurers: Ed Frank, Carl Harting, Anthony Kelly
RHI 10 = 131.51' 40.08m
RHI 5 = 137.26' 41.83m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 146.8' 44.74m
2. white ash F. americana 137.7' 41.97m
3. sycamore P. occidentalis 137.5' 41.91m
4. bitternut hickory C. cordiformis 132.7' 40.44m
5. cucumbertree M. acuminata 131.6' 40.11m
6. red elm (slippery) U. rubra 128.5' 39.16m
7. sugar maple A. saccharum 127.3' 38.80m
8. Am basswood T. heterophylla 127.1' 38.74m
9. N red oak Q. rubra 123.1' 37.52m
10. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 122.8' 37.43m

Monongahela River

Friendship NHS
Measurer: S. Halow
RHI 10 = 132.0 40.23m
RHI 5 = 138.6 42.24m

1. Tuliptree L. tulipifera 149.5' 45.56m
2. White Pine P. strobus 141.0' 42.97m
3. Am Sycamore P. occidentalis 140.0' 42.67m
4. Northern Red Oak Q. rubra 133.0' 40.53m
5. Black Oak Q. velutina 129.5' 39.47m
6. Black Cherry P. serotina 127.5' 38.86m
7. Am Beech F. grandifolia 126.5' 38.55m
8. Eastern Hemlock Rs. canadensis 126.0' 38.40m
9. Pin Oak Q. palustris 124.0' 37.79m
10. Shagbark Hickory C. ovata 123.0' 37.49m

Youghiogheny River

Ohiopyle State Park
Measurers: D. Luthringer, B. Wallace, S.Halow, Ed Frank, Carl Harting, Anthony Kelly
RHI 10 = 137.64 41.95m
RHI 5 = 142.10 43.31m

1. Tuliptree L. tulipifera 152.0' 46.33m
2. White Pine P. strobus 141.5' 43.13m
3. Black Cherry P. serotina 140.0' 42.67m
4. Am Basswood T. americana 139.0' 42.36m R
5. White Ash F. americana 138.0' 42.06m
6. Eastern Hemlock Ts. canadensis 134.5' 40.99m
7. Northern Red Oak Q. rubra 134.4' 40.96m
8. Scarlet Oak Q. coccinea 134.0' 40.84m
9. Am Sycamore P. occidentalis 132.0' 40.23m
10. Am. Beech F. grandifolia 131.0' 39.92m

Monongahela in PA composite
RHI 10 = 138.44' 42.19m
RHI 5 = 142.50' 43.43m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 152.0' 46.33m
2. white pine P. strobus 141.5' 43.13m
3. sycamore P. occidentalis 140.0' 42.67m
3. black cherry P. serotina 140.0' 42.67m
5. Am basswood T. americana 139.0' 42.36m R
6. white ash F. americana 138.0' 42.06m
7. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 134.5' 40.99m
8. N red oak Q. rubra 134.4' 40.96m
9. scarlet oak Q. coccinea 134.0' 40.84m
10. Am beech F. grandifolia 131.0' 39.92m


Monangahela composite (WV & PA)
RHI 10 = 140.99' 42.97m
RHI 5 = 145.20' 44.25m

1. tuliptree L. tulipifera 158.5' 43.31m WV
2. sycamore P. occidentalis 143.0' 43.58m WV
2. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 143.0' 43.58m WV
4. white pine P. strobus 141.5' 43.13m PA
5. black cherry P. serotina 140.0' 42.67m PA
6. Am basswood T. americana 139.0' 42.36m PA R
7. pignut hickory C. glabra 138.0' 42.06m WV
7. white ash F. americana 138.0' 42.06m PA
9. green ash F. pennsylvanica 134.5' 40.99m WV
10. N red oak Q. rubra 134.4' 40.96m PA


Allegheny River

Clarion River
Cook Forest
Measurer: Dale Luthringer
RHI 10 = 137.98' 42.05R
RHI 5 = 148.98' 45.41m

1. white pine P. strobus 184.7' 56.29m
2. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 147.5' 44.95m
3. black cherry P. serotina 143.0' 43.58m
4. tuliptree L. tulipifera 141.4' 43.09m
5. white ash F. americana 128.3' 39.10m
6. Am beech F. grandifolia 127.5' 38.86m
7. white oak Q. alba 127.3' 38.80m
7. red maple A. rubrum 127.3' 38.80m
9. pignut hickory C. glabra 126.7' 38.61m
9. cucumbertree M. acuminata 126.7' 38.61m


Allegheny River composite
RHI 10 = 141.71' 43.19m
RHI 5 = 152.86' 46.59m

1. white pine P. strobus 184.7' 56.29m Cook
2. sycamore P. occidentalis 147.7' 45.01m Allegheny Islands
3. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 147.5' 44.95m Cook
4. black cherry P. serotina 143.0' 43.58m Cook
5. tuliptree L. tulipifera 141.4' 43.09m Cook
6. Norway spruce P. abies 137.4' 41.88m Anders Run
7. white ash F americana 131.7' 40.14m Allegheny Islands
8. silver maple A. saccharinum 128.9' 39.28m Allegheny Islands R2
9. Am beech F. grandifolia 127.5' 38.86m Cook
10. white oak Q. alba 127.3' 38.80m Cook
10. red maple A. rubrum 127.3' 38.80m Cook


Ohio River composite in PA
RHI 10 = 145.97' 44.49m
RHI 5 = 155.48' 47.39m

1. white pine P. strobus 184.7' 56.29m Allegheny PA
2. tuliptree L. tulipifera 158.5' 43.31m Monongahela WV
3. sycamore P. occidentalis 147.7' 45.01m Allegheny PA
4. E hemlock Ts. canadensis 147.5' 44.95m Allegheny PA
5. Am basswood T. americana 139.0' 42.36m Monongahela PA
6. white ash F. americana 138.0' 42.06m Monongahela PA
6. pignut hickory C. glabra 138.0' 42.06m Monogahela WV
8. Norway spruce P. abies 137.4' 41.88m Allegheny PA
9. green ash F. pennsylvanica 134.5' 40.99m Monogahela WV
10. N red oak Q. rubra 134.4' 40.96m Monongahela PA
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