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Common Baldcypress (Taxodium distichum)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Common Baldcypress (Taxodium distichum), State: LA
Description

Location Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge, LA


Common BALDCYPRESS

Taxodium distichum

This champion Common Baldcypress of Louisiana made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in 2017, 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.


STATUSChampion
Tree circumference626
height91
crown spread 87
Total points739



LOCATIONCat Island National Wildlife Refuge, LA
Nominated byBrian Chandler
Year Nominated2017
Date crowned2017-08-15



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August 16th, 2017|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |