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Pacific Madrone (Arbutus menziesii)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Pacific Madrone (Arbutus menziesii), State: CA
Description An Abney level from 174 feet horizontal distance corrected for slope was used for measuring the height. 3 separate measurements were made over a 2 hour period by Richard Benjamin, a retired USFS career forester. Measurements were in accord with the measuring Guide

Location Mendocino, CA


Arbutus menziesii

This champion Pacific Madrone of California made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in 2019, 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 circumference331
crown spread 100
Total points428

Nominated byRichard O. Benjamin
Year Nominated2010
Date crowned2019-11-25

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November 25th, 2019|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |