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Littleleaf Linden (Tilia cordata)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Littleleaf Linden (Tilia cordata), State: MD
Description Tree has one large leader broken away 8′ up with new growth sprouting from it. Church will allow public to view tree.

Location Churchville, MD

This champion Littleleaf Linden of Maryland made its debut on the National Register of Champion Trees in 2018. 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.

Photos credited to Brian Kelley

Trunk circumference223 inches
height83 feet
crown spread 74 feet
Total points325

Nominated ByR. Hendricksen
Year Nominated2018
Date Crowned2018-09-05
Year Last Measured2014
Record Reference #6194

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