Champion Trees of Washington State

Champion Trees of Washington State A champion tree the largest known example of its kind represents the maximum growth of a species The Washington State Big Tree Program has registered trees belonging to species or cultivate

  • Title: Champion Trees of Washington State
  • Author: Robert Van Pelt
  • ISBN: 9780295975634
  • Page: 322
  • Format: Paperback
  • A champion tree the largest known example of its kind represents the maximum growth of a species The Washington State Big Tree Program has registered 1,350 trees, belonging to 869 species or cultivated varieties, that are the largest of their kind in the state Champion Trees of Washington State documents these trees Among them are 45 trees acknowledged by the AmericA champion tree the largest known example of its kind represents the maximum growth of a species The Washington State Big Tree Program has registered 1,350 trees, belonging to 869 species or cultivated varieties, that are the largest of their kind in the state Champion Trees of Washington State documents these trees Among them are 45 trees acknowledged by the American Forestry Association s National Big Tree Register to be the largest known examples of their kind in the United States Sections on native and introduced trees provide the general and scientific name, circumference, height, crown spread, and AFA points a combination of circumference, height, and crown spread , date measured, location including street address, when relevant , and nominator s name for each champion tree Photographs of 90 trees are included A discussion of tree measurements explains how to measure and nominate a tree, and a list of former record trees documents trees that would be current champions had they not died or been cut Indexes include general and scientific tree names and names of cities in which champion trees are located Champion Trees of Washington State will be of interest to landscape architects, gardeners, foresters, and to all who wish to recognize, document, and preserve these majestic examples of biological maturity.

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    1. I saw this book on my list and noted that it had a rating of 5 stars as rated by all readersI was like *wow*. Then I realized that I was the only person on that had ever read the book, so there's that This book notes the location of the largest tree of each species known to exist in the state of Washington. Anytime I travel somewhere I check the book to see if one of the trees is near and then make an attempt to spot it. Sometimes the trees are literally in someone's front yard (for example th [...]

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