Granite Mountain Hotshots with the national co-champion alligator juniper.

Granite Mountain Hotshots with the national co-champion alligator juniper. Credit: Docefire Azpnf/Flickr

SPECIES NAME: Alligator juniper, Juniperus deppeana

LOCATION: Prescott National Forest, Ariz.

CIRCUMFERENCE: 311 inches

HEIGHT: 53 feet

CROWN SPREAD: 77 feet

TOTAL POINTS: 383

NOMINATED: 1998

NOMINATED BY: Mickey and Richard Contreras