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The Presettlement Piedmont Savanna - A Model For Landscape Design and Management - Philip Juras 1997 (pdf format)
Table of Contents - Chapters: One - Two - Three - Four - Five - Six - Seven - Eight - Works Cited - Appendices: A - B - C - D - E

Appendix E

POTENTIAL TREE SPECIES OF THE PIEDMONT SAVANNA

(Little)

Genus, Species     
Common Name

Distribution In Piedmont

Growing Conditions 

Carya

   

C. glabra                
Pignut Hickory

                        

throughout

dry and moist uplands in hardwood forests with oaks and other hickories

C. pallida                  
Sand Hickory

southern Piedmont

dry sandy and rocky soils on plains and mountain valleys, in oak hickory forests

C. tomentosa     
Mockernut Hickory

throughout

moist uplands and less frequently on floodplains, usually with oaks, also pines

Pinus

   

P. echinata               
Shortleaf Pine

throughout

from dry rocky mountain ridges to sandy loams of flood plains,  old fields, often in pure stands or with other pines and oaks

P. taeda                     
Loblolly Pine

throughout

from poorly drained flood plains to well-drained slopes of rolling hills, hilly uplands, forms pure stands, often in old fields

P. virginiana             
Virginia Pine

from upper SC and north in the Piedmont

clay, loam, and sandy loam on well drained sites, eroded soils, in pure stands and mixed

Quercus

   

Q. alba                          
White Oak

throughout

moist well drained uplands and lowlands

Q. coccinea                  
Scarlet Oak               

throughout

various soils, esp. poor and sandy, upland ridges and slops mixed with other oaks

Q. falcata           
Southern Red Oak

throughout

dry, sandy loam and clay loam soils of uplands in mixed forests

Q. marilandica         
Blackjack Oak              

throughout

dry sandy and clay soils in upland ridges and slopes with other oaks and pines

Q. muehlenbergii    
Chinkapin Oak

mainly in southwestern Pied. esp. GA and AL

on mostly limestone outcrops, alkaline soils, including dry bluffs and rocky river banks with other oaks

Q. prinus                   
Chestnut Oak

mainly in NC Pied., and upper Pied. of SC and GA near Mnts.

sandy gravely, and rocky dry upland soils, often in pure stands on dry rocky ridges

Q. stellata                          
Post Oak

throughout

sandy, gravely, and rocky ridges, also moist laomy soils of flood plains alon streams, sometimes in pure stands

Q. velutina                      
Black Oak

throughout

dry upland sandy and rocky ridges and slopes, also on clay hillsides, sometimes pure stands

Q. rubra             
Northern Red Oak

throughout

moist, laomy, sandy, rocky and clay soils; often in pure stands

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The Presettlement Piedmont Savanna - A Model For Landscape Design and Management - Philip Juras 1997
Table of Contents - Chapters: One - Two - Three - Four - Five - Six - Seven - Eight - Works Cited - Appendices: A - B - C - D - E