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Montezuma Baldcypress

Growing on the banks of an oxbow lake along the Rio Grande near San Benito, Texas, this champion montezuma baldcypress is an impressive tree with a seven-feet-thick trunk. But it has a lot of growing to do to catch up to the world champion in Oaxaca, Mexico. That tree, called the Tule Cypress, has a diameter of nearly 31 feet!

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