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Pacific silver Fir (Abies amabilis)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Pacific silver Fir (Abies amabilis), State: WA
Description Was dethroned in 2010 because of the 10 year rule but remeasured by Tyler Williams in 2011. ID 5059 in database. Updated by S. Shannon 3/23/12

Location Olympic National Park, WA

This champion Pacific silver Fir of Washington made its debut on the National Register of Champion Trees in 2012. 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 circumference212 inches
height222 feet
crown spread 38 feet
Total points444

Nominated BySteve Sillett and Robert Van Pelt
Year Nominated1999
Date Crowned2012-03-23
Year Last Measured2011
Record Reference #2915

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