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Pringle Hawthorn (Crataegus coccinea var. pringlei)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Pringle Hawthorn (Crataegus coccinea var. pringlei), State: OH
Description Tree is in very healthy condition as of 3/26/2018. This is a native tree that originated on site by natural means. ID of tree was confirmed by Dr. Jim Phipps, author of Crataegus in FNA (vol.9). Tree was nominated for state Champion recognition on 1/3/2017.

Date of current photos: 3/25/2018

Location Portage, OH


Crataegus coccinea var. pringlei

This champion Pringle Hawthorn of Ohio 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 circumference36
crown spread 25
Total points68

Nominated byBrian P. Riley
Year Nominated2018
Date crowned2019-11-13

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November 15th, 2019|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |