Utah's Big Tree National Champions

Utah's Big Tree National Champions Rocky Mountain Juniper

As of 2014, Utah is home to eleven National Champions.

Species: Alderleaf Mountain Mahogany (Cercocarpus montanus)

National Co-Champion
Location:
Neff's Canyon Trail above a pile of mine tailings north of creek.
Circumference: 29 inches Points: 57
Height: 21 feet Spread: 18 feet
Most Recent Measurement: 1999
Nominator: Tony Dietz

National Co-Champion
Location:
Neff's Canyon Wasatch-Cache National Forest
Circumference: 31 inches Points: 57
Height: 21 feet Spread: 18 feet
Most Recent Measurement: 2009
Nominator: Hal Jensen

Species: Cherry, Sour (Prunus cerasus)

Location: 1865 E Brookhill Drive, Salt Lake City
Circumference: 97 inches Points: 153
Height: 45 feet Spread: 44 feet
Most Recent Measurement: 2014
Nominator: Debra L. Olson

Species: Curleaf Mountain Mahogany (ledifolius)

National Co-Champion
Species:
Curleaf Mountain Mahogany
Location: Lon Peak Wilderness Area, Little Willow Drainage, 40.52844N, 111.79178W
Circumference: 133 inches Points: 167
Height: 25 feet Spread: 35 feet
Most Recent Measurement: 2008
Nominator: Brian Challis

National Co-Champion
Species:
Curleaf Mountain Mahogany
Location: Fishlake National Forest, UTM 12 S (NAD 83); easting 0403449; northing 4310108, Fishlake Natl Forest
Circumference: 146 inches Points: 171
Height: 18 feet Spread: 28 feet
Most Recent Measurement: 2007
Nominators: Doug Page, Bruce Bonebrake, Chris Colt

Species: Fir, Rocky Mountain White (Abies concolor)

Location: Loafer Canyon, Uinta National Forest
Circumference: 244 inches Points: 359
Height: 101 feet Spread: 56 feet
Most Recent Measurement: 2013
Nominator: Barbara Gardner

Species: Fringetree, White (Chionanthus virginicus)

Location: 2502 S 700 E, Salt Lake City
Circumference: 68 inches Points: 125
Height: 45 feet Spread: 48 feet
Most Recent Measurement: 2014
Nominators: Art Scott, Shirley Hawkins

Species: Juniper, Rocky Mountain (Juniperus scopulorum)

Location: Logan Canyon, Cache National Forest
Circumference: 284 inches Points: 331
Height: 40 feet Spread: 28 feet
Most Recent Measurement: 2006
Nominator: R. P. McLaughlin

Species: Pine, Limber (Pinus flexilis)

Location: Pittsburg Lake, Uinta National Forest
Circumference: 302 inches Points: 375
Height: 61 feet Spread: 48 feet
Most Recent Measurement: 2013
Nominators: T.A. Walker, W. Crawford, T. Dietz

Species: Spruce, Blue (Picea pungens)

Location: Duchesne District, Ashley National Forest
Circumference: 192 inches Points: 331
Height: 129 feet Spread: 39 feet
Most Recent Measurement: 2011

 

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