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White Ash (Fraxinus americana)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: White Ash (Fraxinus americana), State: NJ

Location Morris, NJ

This champion White Ash of New Jersey made its debut on the National Register of Champion Trees in 2019. 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.

Photos credited to Brian Kelley

Trunk circumference255 inches
height115 feet
crown spread 111 feet
Total points398

Nominated ByEvan Dilluvio
Year Nominated2012
Date Crowned2019-07-15
Year Last Measured2016
Record Reference #5032

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