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Black Willow (Salix nigra)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Black Willow (Salix nigra), State: MN
Description I think John Goodfellow already nominated this tree to the National Registry. These measurements are MNDNR confirmed measurements.

Location Marine on St. Croix, MN


Salix nigra

This champion Black Willow of Minnesota made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in 2018, 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.

Tree circumference315
crown spread 75
Total points425

LOCATIONWashington, MN
Nominated byJohn Goodfellow
Year Nominated2018
Date crowned2018-09-05

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September 7th, 2018|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |