Ecological Archives E096-230-A3

Nathan P. Lemoine, Jessica Shue, Brittany Verrico, David Erickson, W. John Kress, and John D. Parker. 2015. Phylogenetic relatedness and leaf functional traits, not introduced status, influence community assembly. Ecology 96:26052612. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/14-1883.1

Appendix C. Supplemental tables describing environmental variables in each forest stand, tests for phylogenetic trait conservation, and comparisons of native and introduced species.

Table C1. Environmental variables (mean ± 1 SD) for each forest stand.

Forest Stand

% Soil VWC

Light Transmittance

Litter Depth (cm)

Stand Age (years)

LI1

41.90 ± 4.50

46.33 ± 34.72

2.96 ± 1.60

5

LM2

35.62 ± 8.59

45.53 ± 31.45

4.17 ± 2.02

5

CORNER

39.81 ± 6.31

4.95 ± 5.52

1.49 ± 0.60

22

RAINGL

28.29 ± 4.60

6.23  ± 3.32

1.89 ± 1.04

22

CRNFLA

33.50 ± 3.45

37.70 ± 35.52

1.50 ± 0.80

34

STVNF1

24.87 ± 3.36

16.03 ± 6.35

1.37 ± 0.59

36

STVNF2

36.98 ± 3.56

22.74 ± 20.23

0.95 ± 0.60

46

DSCTRL

38.90 ± 3.18

5.58 ± 2.21

1.80 ± 0.73

54

TEACH2

42.57 ± 2.99

16.97 ± 18.13

1.58 ± 0.68

56

STRCO2

34.90 ± 4.62

51.07 ± 20.61

1.95 ± 0.68

64

VINEL2

40.93 ± 1.75

3.00 ± 3.28

2.22 ± 0.90

66

VINEL1

37.43 ± 6.25

1.60 ± 1.29

2.01 ± 0.85

67

STRCO1

30.92 ± 5.04

34.07 ± 23.22

1.57 ± 0.74

69

CI1

44.08 ± 4.37

14.07 ± 13.06

2.29 ± 0.96

75

CI2

53.82 ± 6.37

9.00 ± 10.98

2.11 ± 0.92

75

MDCRK1

28.82 ± 3.81

8.64 ± 2.99

1.85 ± 1.04

82

MDCRK2

38.15 ± 7.69

11.90 ± 13.41

1.01 ± 0.77

89

H2

26.30 ± 7.48

8.62 ± 7.60

2.51 ± 0.80

110

H8

28.84 ± 8.95

7.98 ± 4.31

3.42 ± 2.31

110

FROGC1

27.32 ± 3.26

2.44 ± 3.34

2.87 ± 0.86

124

FROGC2

29.73 ± 2.95

5.67 ± 15.45

2.26 ± 1.11

124

BETH

27.16 ± 4.36

2.10 ± 1.02

3.32 ± 1.27

130

TEACH1

16.85 ± 3.23

3.40 ± 2.03

3.93 ± 1.81

138

KPH3A

19.67 ± 4.23

9.70 ± 4.66

4.72 ± 2.12

175

KPH3B

23.98 ± 5.34

41.68 ± 14.35

2.92 ± 1.14

175

 

Table C2. Blomberg’s K and p values for tests of phylogenetic signals in plant traits.

 

Blomberg’s K

p value

SLA

0.137

0.065

Toughness

.094

0.408

Seed Mass

0.125

0.385

 

Table C3. Mean MPD and MTD (± 1 SD) for native and introduced species. MPD and MTD were first calculated for each species in each forest stand and the data were then pooled across species and stands.

Geographic Origin

MTD

MPD

Native

1.66 ± 1.14

274.5 ± 40.5

Introduced

1.42 ± 0.76

278.4 ± 40.1


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