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Red Alder (Alnus rubra)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Red Alder (Alnus rubra), State: OR
Description Oregon ID #368. Photo credits: Jerry Black

Location Benton County, OR


Alnus rubra

This champion Red Alder of Oregon made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in , 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 circumference165
crown spread 68
Total points280

LOCATIONBenton County, OR
Nominated byRalph Anderson
Year Nominated2016
Date crowned

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