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Atlantic Whitecedar (Chamaecyparis thyoides)



American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Atlantic White-cedar (Chamaecyparis thyoides), State: OH
Description Tree was dethroned in June 2019 due to 10 year rule (last measured 2008). Tree was visited by Brian Kelley on 7/30/19. Brian provided updated measurements of this tree on 7/31/19. Brian also reported that DBH is 4 inches below the split of the multiple trunks. I updated measurements, year last measured, and status to verified on 7/31/2019. RT

Location Muskingum, OH


Chamaecyparis thyoides

This champion Atlantic White-cedar of Ohio made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in 2019, 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.

STATUS Champion
Tree circumference 205
height 63
crown spread 28
Total points 275

LOCATION Muskingum, OH
Nominated by Brian Riley
Year Nominated 2009
Date crowned 2019-11-12

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