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Coast Douglasfir (Pseudotsuga menziesii)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Coast Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), State: WA
Description Approximately 600 years old – no crown damage.

Location Lake Quinault, WA

This champion Coast Douglas-fir of Washington 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 circumference581 inches
height293.67 feet
crown spread 66.25 feet
Total points891

LOCATIONGrays Harbor, WA
Nominated ByRobert Van Pelt
Year Nominated2018
Date Crowned2018-09-05
Year Last Measured2017
Record Reference #6165

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