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Interior live Oak (Quercus wislizeni)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Interior live Oak (Quercus wislizeni), State: CA

Location Calaveras, CA

This champion Interior live Oak of California made its debut on the National Register of Champion Trees in 2019. 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 circumference289 inches
height54 feet
crown spread 61 feet
Total points358

Nominated ByCarl Casey and Martin Crawford
Year Nominated2019
Date Crowned2019-11-07
Year Last Measured2019
Record Reference #6366

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November 7th, 2019|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |