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Black Mulberry (Morus nigra)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Black Mulberry (Morus nigra), State: MD
Description Tree in good health, lovingly cared for.

Location Carroll, MD

This champion Black Mulberry of Maryland made its debut on the National Register of Champion Trees in 2018. 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.

Trunk circumference293 inches
height49 feet
crown spread 72 feet
Total points360

Nominated ByBeth Sanders
Year Nominated1999
Date Crowned2018-09-06
Year Last Measured2017
Record Reference #3113

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July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |