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Gambel Oak (Quercus gambelii)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Gambel Oak (Quercus gambelii), State: AZ
Description Located – Houston Draw. Updated 1/4/09.

Location Coconino National Forest, AZ

This champion Gambel Oak of Arizona made its debut on the National Register of Champion Trees in 2010. 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 circumference147 inches
height114 feet
crown spread 43 feet
Total points272

Nominated ByScott Poppenberger, Harry Untiedt and David Thornburg
Year Nominated2003
Date Crowned2010-09-02
Year Last Measured2010
Record Reference #3152

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