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Paper Birch (Betula papyrifera)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Paper Birch (Betula papyrifera), State: NH
Description none

Location Cheshire, NH

This champion Paper Birch of New Hampshire made its debut on the National Register of Champion Trees in 2019. 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 circumference116 inches
height87 feet
crown spread 62 feet
Total points219

Nominated ByJim Robinson
Year Nominated1995
Date Crowned2019-09-13
Year Last Measured2011
Record Reference #5099

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September 14th, 2019|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |