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European Alder (Alnus glutinosa)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: European Alder (Alnus glutinosa), State: IA
Description Andy Dahl contact info: (319) 653-6328. andrew.dahl@uiowa.edu

Location Davenport, IA


European ALDER

Alnus glutinosa

This champion European Alder of Iowa made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in , as it is the largest known tree of its species in the country. By recognizing these champions, we recognize the beauty and critical ecosystem services provided by our biggest and oldest trees.


STATUSChampion
Tree circumference106
height95
crown spread 40
Total points211



LOCATIONDavenport, IA
Nominated byMark Rouw, Andy Dahl
Year Nominated2011
Date crowned



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