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Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida), State: NC
Description

Location Sampson County, NC


Flowering DOGWOOD

Cornus florida

This champion Flowering Dogwood of North Carolina made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in 2019, 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 circumference115
height33
crown spread 40
Total points158



LOCATIONSampson County, NC
Nominated byDr. A. J. Bullard, Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson
Year Nominated2014
Date crowned2019-09-16



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September 16th, 2019|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |

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