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Great basin bristlecone Pine (Pinus longaeva)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Great basin bristlecone Pine (Pinus longaeva), State: NV
Description remeasured in August of 2016

Location Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, NV

Great Basin bristlecone PINE

Pinus longaeva

This champion Great Basin bristlecone Pine of Nevada made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in 2018, 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 circumference455
crown spread 45
Total points518

Nominated byRobert Van Pelt
Year Nominated2003
Date crowned2018-09-04

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September 7th, 2018|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |