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Mountain Hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Mountain Hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana), State: WA
Description No clinometer available. Made conservative calculated estimate of height.
Tree discovery – was told large tree at this site, made rough measurements 8/13/88

Location Yakima County, WA

Mountain HEMLOCK

Tsuga mertensiana

This champion Mountain Hemlock of Washington made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in 2010, 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 circumference325
crown spread 57
Total points428

Nominated byMatt Hiler and Mike Hiler
Year Nominated2008
Date crowned2010-09-01

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September 15th, 2016|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |