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Pacific Madrone (Arbutus menziesii)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Pacific Madrone (Arbutus menziesii), State: OR
Description OR ID #80Please remeasure this tree at knee height (in the image) and submit additional photography of measuring technique by 2021 Verification deadline. Thank you. 9/30/20 RT

Location Douglas, OR

This champion Pacific Madrone of Oregon made its debut on the National Register of Champion Trees in 2020. 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 circumference250 inches
height96 feet
crown spread 97.5 feet
Total points370

Nominated ByClifford Bryden
Year Nominated1993
Date Crowned2020-09-17
Year Last Measured2012
Record Reference #5403

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September 30th, 2020|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |