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Western Hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Western Hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla), State: WA
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Location Olympic National Park, WA


Western HEMLOCK

Tsuga heterophylla

This champion Western Hemlock of Washington made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in 2018, 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.


STATUSChampion
Tree circumference343
height190
crown spread 50
Total points546



LOCATIONOlympic National Park, WA
Nominated byRobert L. Wood and Robert Van Pelt
Year Nominated1989
Date crowned2018-09-05



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