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Live Oak (Quercus virginiana)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Live Oak (Quercus virginiana), State: LA
Description Doby Seven Sisters Oak.

Tree was dethroned 1/15/2008 because larger tree was verified. Tree was remeasured and will become new national champion for 2010.

Location St. Tammany Parish, LA


Live OAK

Quercus virginiana

This champion Live Oak of Louisiana made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in , 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.


STATUSChampion
Tree circumference467
height68
crown spread 139
Total points570



LOCATIONSt. Tammany Parish, LA
Nominated byJohn deMarche, LA Forestry Assn.
Year Nominated1976
Date crowned



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