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Gray Pine (Pinus sabiniana)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Gray Pine (Pinus sabiniana), State: CA

Location Nevada, CA

This champion Gray Pine of California made its debut on the National Register of Champion Trees in 2020. 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 circumference219 inches
height135 feet
crown spread 100.67 feet
Total points379

Nominated ByBarry Friesen
Year Nominated2020
Date Crowned2020-09-26
Year Last Measured2020
Record Reference #6671

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September 30th, 2020|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |