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Suksdorf Hawthorn (Crataegus suksdorfii)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Suksdorf Hawthorn (Crataegus suksdorfii), State: WA

Location Seattle, University of Washington, WA

This champion Suksdorf Hawthorn of Washington 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 circumference49 inches
height29.17 feet
crown spread 35.08 feet
Total points87

Nominated ByRobert Van Pelt
Year Nominated2018
Date Crowned2018-09-04
Year Last Measured2018
Record Reference #6144

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September 7th, 2018|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |