Description Duplicate records of this tree existed. I combined them into this record as it is the oldest (original). I deleted the duplicate. 7/11/2019 RT
Location Kennebec, ME
This champion Yellow Birch of Maine made its debut on the National Register of Champion Trees in 2017. 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.
|Tree circumference||242 inches|
|crown spread||80.5 feet|
|Nominated By||Cathy Cook and Douglas Stevenson|
|Year Last Measured||2014|
|Record Reference #||4362|
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