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Oregon crab Apple (Malus fusca)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Oregon crab Apple (Malus fusca), State: WA
Description

Location Seattle, WA


This champion Oregon crab Apple of Washington 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.


STATS 
Trunk circumference90 inches
height48 feet
crown spread 73.5 feet
Total points156



LOCATIONKing, WA
Nominated ByRobert Van Pelt
Year Nominated2018
Date Crowned2018-09-04
Year Last Measured2018
Record Reference #6170



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