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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

Common shagbark HICKORY

Carya ovata

This champion Common shagbark Hickory of Maryland 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.

Tree circumference191
crown spread 99
Total points320

LOCATIONAnne Arundel, MD
Nominated byJames and Kathleen Suite
Year Nominated2009
Date crowned2017-08-15

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