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Scouler Willow (Salix scouleriana)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Scouler Willow (Salix scouleriana), State: OR
Description OR ID #461

Location Columbia, OR

This champion Scouler Willow of Oregon made its debut on the National Register of Champion Trees in 2018. 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 circumference162 inches
height54 feet
crown spread 48 feet
Total points228

Nominated ByRalph Anderson And Larry Rea
Year Nominated2014
Date Crowned2018-09-06
Year Last Measured2014
Record Reference #5547

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