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Hazelnut Americanhazel (Corylus americana)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Hazelnut American-hazel (Corylus americana), State: MI
Description Michigan BTID: 1556

Location Washtenaw, MI


Hazelnut AMERICAN-HAZEL

Corylus americana

This champion Hazelnut American-hazel of Michigan 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 circumference40
height35
crown spread 35
Total points84



LOCATIONWashtenaw, MI
Nominated byGail McPherson, Richard Pomorski
Year Nominated2009
Date crowned



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