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Wisconsin's National Champions

Wisconsin boasts three National Champion Trees. They are the black spruce, Picea mariana, Northern Pin Oak, Quercus ellipsoidalis, and peachleaf willow, Salix amygdaloides. Here is the data on them:

Black spruce
Circumference: 67.5 inches
Height: 77.5 feet
Spread: 21 feet
Points: 150.25
Location: Taylor county, the east bank of Beaver Pond on Risch land, 100 yards from the road.
Nominated: 6/13/89
Date Last Measured: 2005

Northern Pin Oak
Circumference: 164 inches
Height: 92 feet
Spread: 80 feet
Points: 276
Nominator: Michael Rewey
Location: Portage county, UW Stevens Point campus. Located on Freemont St. at the southeast corner of the University Center.
Date last measured: 7/16/2004

Peachleaf willow
Circumference: 417 inches
Height: 58 feet
Spread: 82 feet
Points: 495.5
Location: Milwaukee county, in Greenfield Park, West Allis, on west side of 116th St.
Nominated: 8/5/88
Date Last Measured: 2000

See more information on American Forests' National Register of Big Trees [Exit DNR].

Last revised: Wednesday March 30 2016