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Oregon white Oak (Quercus garryana)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Oregon white Oak (Quercus garryana), State: OR
Description OR ID #488. Photo by Jerry Black

Location Multnomah, OR

This champion Oregon white Oak of Oregon made its debut on the National Register of Champion Trees in 2015. 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.

Trunk circumference288 inches
height97 feet
crown spread 91 feet
Total points408

Nominated ByMike Warn
Year Nominated2014
Date Crowned2015-04-20
Year Last Measured2014
Record Reference #5625

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