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Bigleaf Maple (Acer macrophyllum)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Bigleaf Maple (Acer macrophyllum), State: OR
Description OR ID #391

Location Lane, OR

This champion Bigleaf Maple of Oregon made its debut on the National Register of Champion Trees in 2014. 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.

Photos credited to Brian Kelley

Trunk circumference463 inches
height119 feet
crown spread 91 feet
Total points605

Nominated ByBrian French
Year Nominated2013
Date Crowned2014-04-16
Year Last Measured2013
Record Reference #5404

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September 15th, 2016|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |