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Wright Catclaw (Acacia greggii var. wrightii)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Wright Catclaw (Acacia greggii var. wrightii), State: TX

Location Uvalde County, TX

This champion Wright Catclaw of Texas 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 circumference99 inches
height27 feet
crown spread 35.5 feet
Total points135

Nominated ByJohn K. Berry
Year Nominated2006
Date Crowned2018-09-24
Year Last Measured2018
Record Reference #3752

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