Photo: Andy Sawyer.

Photo: Andy Sawyer.

SPECIES NAME: Green ash, Fraxinus pennsylvanica

LOCATION: Cass, Michigan

CIRCUMFERENCE: 271 inches

HEIGHT: 91 feet

CROWN SPREAD: 66.5 feet

TOTAL POINTS: 262

NOMINATED: 1981

NOMINATED  BY: Andy and Noah Sawyer

FUN FACT: Though showing signs of emerald ash borer, this big tree has found the strength to fight off the infestation over the last three years. This national champion is one of the oldest trees on Michigan’s state register.

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