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Anacahuita (Cordia boissieri)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Anacahuita (Cordia boissieri), State: TX
Description measured below branching

Location Cameron, TX


This champion Anacahuita of Texas made its debut on the National Register of Champion Trees in 2019. It is the largest known tree of its species in the country as reported to American Forests. This tree is recognized not only for its size but also the critical ecosystem services that it provides such a food and shelter for wildlife, its water purification abilities, and its role in absorbing CO2 from our atmosphere and storing carbon in its wood.


STATS 
Tree circumference120 inches
height37 feet
crown spread 53 feet
Total points170



LOCATIONCameron, TX
Nominated ByBeryl Stovell and Andre Houle
Year Nominated2019
Date Crowned2019-09-16
Year Last Measured2019
Record Reference #6422



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September 16th, 2019|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |