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Vasey Oak (Quercus vaseyana)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Vasey Oak (Quercus vaseyana), State: TX
Description Please submit the photos that were required for the 2019 – 2020 cycle by the verification deadline for the 2021 National Register. 9/27/20 RT

Location Brewster, TX


This champion Vasey Oak of Texas made its debut on the National Register of Champion Trees in 2020. 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.


STATS 
Trunk circumference52 inches
height39 feet
crown spread 31 feet
Total points99



LOCATIONBrewster, TX
Nominated ByGretchen Riley
Year Nominated2020
Date Crowned2020-09-27
Year Last Measured2020
Record Reference #6673



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September 30th, 2020|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |