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Common shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Common shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata), State: MD
Description 2008 National champion, was left off list when new nomenclature was developed.

Location Anne Arundel, MD


This champion Common shagbark Hickory of Maryland made its debut on the National Register of Champion Trees in 2017. 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.


STATUS 
Tree circumference191 inches
height104 feet
crown spread 99 feet
Total points320



LOCATIONAnne Arundel, MD
Nominated ByJames and Kathleen Suite
Year Nominated2009
Date Crowned2017-08-15
Year Last Measured2017
Record Reference #4632



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September 15th, 2016|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |