Champion Tree
National Register

Home/Big Trees/Sitka Alder (Alnus viridis ssp. sinuata)

Sitka Alder (Alnus viridis ssp. sinuata)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Sitka Alder (Alnus viridis ssp. sinuata), State: MT
Description

Location Flathead, MT


Sitka ALDER

Alnus viridis ssp. sinuata

This champion Sitka Alder of Montana made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in 2017, 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 circumference15
height26
crown spread 6
Total points43



LOCATIONFlathead, MT
Nominated byMark Lewing
Year Nominated2016
Date crowned2017-08-15



Other Champion Trees

Alnus serrulata

Alnus rubra

Cercocarpus montanus



Help us protect ecosystems where Big Trees thrive



Ways to Engage

search-icon

Search

Search the American Forests Champion Tree national register.

Nominate

Nominate a big tree that you think can achieve champion status.

Explore

Browse stories on our blog, Loose Leaf, and get to know the people and champions that make up the program.

Subscribe

Sign up for our big tree email list and receive year-round updates on the program.