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Whitebark Pine (Pinus albicaulis)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Whitebark Pine (Pinus albicaulis), State: ID
Description This tree is very near the longstanding past National Champion whitebark pine, which was declared dead in 2007. There are several very large trees of this species in this area. All are on very steep slopes.

Located – Custer County. Updated 1/4/09.

Location Sawtooth National Forest, ID


Whitebark PINE

Pinus albicaulis

This champion Whitebark Pine of Idaho made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in , 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 circumference268
height65
crown spread 27
Total points340



LOCATIONSawtooth National Forest, ID
Nominated byTyler Williams
Year Nominated2007
Date crowned



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