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Bitter Cherry (Prunus emarginata)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Bitter Cherry (Prunus emarginata), State: OR
Description OR ID #390.

Location Marion, OR


This champion Bitter Cherry 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.


STATS 
Trunk circumference35 inches
height83 feet
crown spread 10 feet
Total points121



LOCATIONMarion, OR
Nominated ByRalph Anderson and Jerry Black
Year Nominated2013
Date Crowned2014-09-01
Year Last Measured2013
Record Reference #5318



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