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Fuel Model Selection for BEHAVE
in Midwestern Oak Savannas


Table 2.  Study site characteristics.
Site Savanna name Managing agency Size (ac) Basal area
Overstory species
top 5
Knob Noster State Park Clearfork DNR 160 80.0 152.3 Quercus stellata, Carya ovata, Q. velutina, C. texana, Carya tomentosa
Ha Ha Tonka State Park Turkey Pin Hollow DNR 40 58.4 63.2 Q. alba, Q. velutina, Q. stellata, C. texana, Q. marilandica
Meramec State Park Savanna Ridge DNR 60 31.2 107.9 Q. muehlenbergii, Q. velutina, C. texana, Diospyros virginiana, Q. marilandica
Taum Sauk State Park Picnic Area DNR 10 25.5 52.4 Q. rubra, Q. velutina, Q. alba, Q. stellata, C. texana
P-Highway P-Highway USFS 40 51.3 86.0 Q. stellata, Q. velutina, C. texana, Q. alba
University State Forest Annual Burn
MDC 2-0.4 ac plots 55.0 129.6 Q. stellata, Q. velutina, C. glabra, Q. alba
Peck Ranch Conservation Area Stegall Mountain MDC 975 38.3 120.6 Q. stellata, Q. velutina, Q. coccinea, C. texana, Pinus echinata
NOTE:  DNR = Missouri Department of Natural Resources, USFS = U.S. Forest Service, Mark Twain National Forest, MDC = Missouri Department of Conservation.

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