Saltonstall Ridge Species


Each species was recorded using a four-letter code. These codes, used in the raw data, are the first two letters of the genus and the first two letters of the species (for example, Fagus grandifolia=FAGR)

# indicates exotic species
* indicates not found in 1991
** indicates not found in 1999
 
 

ACRU Acer rubrum Red maple
ACSA Acer saccharum Sugar maple
ACSP** Acer sp. Maple (species)
AIAL# Ailanthus altissima Ailanthus 
AMSP** Amelanchier sp. Serviceberry
BELE Betula lenta Black birch
CACA** Carpinus caroliniana American hornbeam
CACO* Carya cordiformis Bitternut hickory
CAGL* Carya glabra Pignut hickory
CAOV Carya ovata Shagbark hickory
CATO* Carya tomentosa Mockernut hickory
CASP** Carya sp. Hickory (species)
CEOC Celtis occidentalis Hackberry
COFL Cornus florida Flowering dogwood
ELAN* # Elaegnus angustifolia Russian olive
EUAL* # Euonymous alata Burningbush
FAGR Fagus grandifolia American beech
FRAM Fraxinus americana White ash
HAVI Hamamelis virginiana Witch-hazel
OSVI Ostyra virginiana Eastern hophornbeam
PAQU* Parthenocissus quinquefolia Virginia creeper
PIST* Pinus strobus Eastern white pine
PRAV# Prunus avium Sweet cherry 
PRSE Prunus serotina Black cherry
QUAL Quercus alba White oak
QUPR Quercus prinus Chestnut oak
QURU Quercus rubra Northern red oak
QUVE Quercus velutina Black oak
QUSP** Quercus sp. Oak (species)
RHTY** Rhus typhina Staghorn sumac
ROPS Robinia pseudoacacia Black locust
SAAL Sassafras albidum Sassafras
TIAM Tilia americana American basswood
ULAM Ulmus americana American elm
ULRU Ulmus rubra Slippery elm
VISP Vitis sp. Grape (species)

 

Species were also coded by number to facilitate computer analyses with Basic (not all species were found on our site):
 
 

American beech 1
Black birch 2
Black cherry 3
American elm 4
Flowering dogwood 5
Hackberry 6
Hickory, mockernut 7
Hickory, pignut 8
Hickory, shagbark 9
Oak, black 10
Oak, chestnut 11
Oak, red 12
Oak, scarlet 13
Oak, white 14
Pin cherry 15
Privet 16
Prunus sp. 17
(none) 18
Eastern redcedar 19
Red maple 20
Sugar maple 21
Witch-hazel 22
White ash 23
Eastern Hophornbeam 24
Unknown 25
Hickory sp. 26
Basswood 27
Eastern hemlock 28
Russian olive 29
Birch sp. 30
Sassafras 31
Staghorn Sumac 32
Slippery elm 33
Black Locust 34
Ailanthus altissima 35
Maple sp. 36
American hornbeam 37
Oak sp. 38
Staghorn sumac (repeat) 39
Hackberry (repeat) 40
Vitis sp. 41
Sweet cherry 42
Serviceberry sp. 43