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Netleaf Hackberry (Celtis reticulata)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Netleaf Hackberry (Celtis reticulata), State: AZ
Description Tree measured at 3′ to account for swelling and co-dominant stem junction. Tree passes pith test and is considered one tree.

Location Santa Cruz, AZ

This champion Netleaf Hackberry of Arizona 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 circumference92 inches
height52 feet
crown spread 45 feet
Total points155

Nominated ByJon Orona
Year Nominated2019
Date Crowned2019-09-14
Year Last Measured2019
Record Reference #6447

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