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Hopbush (Dodonaea viscosa)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Hopbush (Dodonaea viscosa), State: HI
Description The Nature Conservancy’s 8,089-acre Kona Hema Preserve protects part of an ancient koa-�ōhi�a forest in south Kona, on the slopes of Mauna Loa.

Location Kona Hema Preserve, HI


Dodonaea viscosa

This champion Hopbush of Hawaii made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in 2017, 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 circumference32
crown spread 28
Total points77

LOCATIONKona Hema Preserve, HI
Nominated byKarl Magnacca
Year Nominated2017
Date crowned2017-08-16

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November 15th, 2019|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |