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Western Juniper (Juniperus occidentalis)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Western Juniper (Juniperus occidentalis), State: CA
Description okay health, large dead core 20′ in the top.

Location Stanislaus National Forest, CA


Juniperus grandis

This champion Sierra Juniper of California made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in 2015, 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 circumference481
crown spread 56
Total points573

LOCATIONStanislaus National Forest, CA
Nominated byJ.R. Hall
Year Nominated1940
Date crowned2015-04-20

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