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Green Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Green Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica), State: MD
Description There is a large cavity extending 10 up the trunk. There are several large broken branches. Circumference taken at 30 above ground.

Location Cecil, MD

This champion Green Ash of Maryland 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.

Tree circumference226 inches
height96 feet
crown spread 99.5 feet
Total points347

Nominated ByNoah and Phyllis Stephens
Year Nominated2018
Date Crowned2020-05-04
Year Last Measured2017
Record Reference #6196

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May 4th, 2020|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |