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Blue Spruce (Picea pungens)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Blue Spruce (Picea pungens), State: CO
Description May have died in 2018 fires – CO folks are checking. 8/17/17 changed status from co-champion to dethroned because an updated measurement of this tree was provided as a new entry (#5735). Justin Hynicka

Location Hermosa Creek Roadless Area in the San Juan Nation, CO


Picea pungens

This champion Blue Spruce of Colorado made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in , 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 circumference155
crown spread 33.5
Total points319

LOCATIONSan Juan National Forest, CO
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Year Nominated2014
Date crowned

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March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |