SPECIES NAME: Shortleaf pine, Pinus echinata
LOCATION: Smith County, Texas
CIRCUMFERENCE: 154 inches
HEIGHT: 91 feet
CROWN SPREAD: 66.5 feet
TOTAL POINTS: 262
NOMINATED BY: Larry Jones
FUN FACT: This national champion is located at the Lindale Fishing and Hunting Club and is often visited by local tourists. The owners of the shortleaf pine say the tree was around long before the club was built in 1918, making the champ more than 100 years old.
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