California Big Trees - Listings

Official Registry of California Big Trees

California has 334 Big Tree listings, 132 National Champions and 39 Co-Champions.

Questions regarding these listings can be directed to Matt Ritter at mritter@calpoly.edu

Trees are listed in alphabetical order by common name.

   A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z


Acacia, Bailey
Acacia baileyana

46 feet tall, 65 foot canopy
115 inches in girth
177 Points
Acaciabail1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1998 - Gilroy

Acacia, Black
Acacia melanoxylon


National Champion
56 feet tall, 69 foot canopy
150 inches in girth
223 Points
Acaciamela0409.jpg
Bruce Larson, 2004 - Fremont

Acacia, Black
Acacia melanoxylon

62 feet tall, 77 foot canopy
115 inches in girth
197 Points
A. Cowley, 1999 - Hayward

Acacia, Black Wattle
Acacia decurrens var. mollis

60 feet tall, 37 foot canopy
103 inches in girth
172 Points
Acaciadecu1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1999 - Carmel

Acacia, Winter Thorn
Acacia albida

54 feet tall, 60 foot canopy
105 inches in girth
174 Points
D. Simpson, 2004 - San Diego Zoo

Alder, Italian
Acer cordata

52 feet tall, 44 foot canopy
118 inches in girth
181 Points
Alnuscord0604.jpg
Jacom Halliday, 2006 - Fremont

Alder, Red
Alnus rubra


National Champion
87 feet tall, 100 foot canopy
228 inches in girth
340 Points
Alnusoreg0606a.jpg
Eric Ettlinger, 2006 - Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Alder, White
Alnus rhombifolia

75 feet tall, 36 foot canopy
111 inches in girth
195 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Springville (SCICON)

Almond
Prunus dulcis


National Champion
35.5 feet tall, 28.25 foot canopy
130 inches in girth
173 Points
Prunus_dulcis.jpg
Arno Martini and Larry Berti, 2013 - Lassen NF

Aloe
Aloe barbera

22 feet tall, 22 foot canopy
96 inches in girth
124 Points
Aloebarb0404.jpg
Brandon Williams, 2004 - U.C. Irvine

Apple Tree
Malus

20 feet tall, 23 foot canopy
41 inches in girth
67 Points
Malus0411.jpg
Nelson Kirk, 2004 - Fremont

Ash, Blue
Fraxinus quadrangulata

79 feet tall, 70 foot canopy
222 inches in girth
319 Points
Fraxinusquad1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1999 - Santa Ana

Ash, Oregon
Fraxinus latifolia

76 feet tall, 46 foot canopy
120 inches in girth
208 Points
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A. Cowley, 2003 - Scicon

Ash, Shamel
Fraxinus uhdei


National Champion
70 feet tall, 83 foot canopy
260 inches in girth
351 Points
Michael Crane, 2013 - Los Angeles

Ash, Two-petal
Fraxinus dipetala


National Champion
32 feet tall, 34 foot canopy
39 inches in girth
80 Points
Fraxinusdipe1.jpg
F.T. Callahan, 1986 - Lake County

Ash, Velvet
Fraxinus velutina

72 feet tall, 86 foot canopy
179 inches in girth
273 Points
fraxinusvelu1.jpg
C. Gilstrap, 1991 - Modesto

Ash, Arizona
Fraxinus velutina

42 feet tall, 49 foot canopy
127 inches in girth
181 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Fresno

Aspen, Quaking
Populus tremuloides


National Champion
Co-Champion
67 feet tall, 35 foot canopy
169 inches in girth
245 Points
Lonnie Allsion, 2007 - Stanislaus National Forest

Aspen, Quaking
Populus tremuloides


National Champion
Co-Champion
75 feet tall, 36 foot canopy
168 inches in girth
241 Points
Karen Egglestin, 2007 - Stanislaus National Forest

Avocado
Persea americana


National Champion
72 feet tall, 59 foot canopy
185 inches in girth
272 Points
Perseaamer1.jpg
A. Cowley and C. Newton, 1999 - San Juan Capistrano

Bay, California
Umbellularia californica


National Champion
108 feet tall, 119 foot canopy
536 inches in girth
674 Points
umbellulariacali.jpg
A. Cowley, 2004 - Mendocino County

Bayberry, Pacific
Myrica californica

38 feet tall, 35 foot canopy
46 inches in girth
93 Points
A. Cowley, 2002 - Patrick's Pt.

Beech, American
Fagus grandifolia

54 feet tall, 51 foot canopy
87 inches in girth
159 Points
Fagusgran1.jpg
A. Cowley, 2001 - Palo Alto

Beech, Copper
Fagus sylvatica 'purpurea' atropunicea

72 feet tall, 59 foot canopy
119 inches in girth
206 Points
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A. Alexander, 2001 - Menlo Park

Beefwood
Casuarina cunninghamii


Co-Champion
70 feet tall, 55 foot canopy
149 inches in girth
233 Points
Casuarinastri0604.jpg
Nelson Kirk, 2006 - Fremont

Beefwood, Horse-tail
Casuarina equisetifolia

67 feet tall, 40 foot canopy
103 inches in girth
180 Points
Casuarinaequi1.jpg
A. Cowley, 2001 - Stanford University

Belloto, Chilean
Cryptocarya rubra

58 feet tall, 67 foot canopy
98 inches in girth
173 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Fremont

Birch, European White
Betula pendula

51 feet tall, 56 foot canopy
116 inches in girth
181 Points
betulapend1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1998 - Santa Clara University

Bladdernut, Sierra
Staphylea bolanderi


National Champion
28 feet tall, 12 foot canopy
14 inches in girth
45 Points
F.T. Callahan, 1986 - Fresno County

Bottle Tree, Black kurrajong
Brachychiton populneus

41 feet tall, 43 foot canopy
89 inches in girth
141 Points
Brachychitonpop.jpg
A. Cowley, 2002 - Orange

Bottle Tree, Victorian
Brachychiton acerifolius

33 feet tall, 40 foot canopy
90 inches in girth
133 Points
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A. Cowley, 2002 - San Juan Capistrano

Bottlebrush
Callistemon viminalis

38 feet tall, 37 foot canopy
106 inches in girth
153 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Fremont

Bottlebrush
Callistemon viminalis

34 feet tall, 45 foot canopy
90 inches in girth
135 Points
callistemonvimi1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1998 - San Luis Rey

Bougainvillia
Bougainvillia spectabilis

24 feet tall, 19 foot canopy
52 inches in girth
81 Points
Bougainvilleaspec0310.jpg
Arthur Cowley, 2004 - Dana Point

Box Elder
Acer negundo


National Champion
49 feet tall, 74 foot canopy
228 inches in girth
296 Points
Acer_negundo.jpg
Paul Melzer, 2014 - Oak Glen

Brisbane Box
Lophostemon confertus

58 feet tall, 50 foot canopy
85 inches in girth
154 Points
Tristaniaconf.jpg
A. Cowley, 2004 - Orange

Brush Cherry, Australian
Syzygium paniculatum

50 feet tall, 42 foot canopy
91 inches in girth
152 Points
A. Cowley, 2001 - Orange

Buckeye, California
Aesculus californica


National Champion
46 feet tall, 60 foot canopy
176 inches in girth
237 Points
aesculuscali.jpg
J. Reimer and W. Mark, 2000 - Swanton Pacific Ranch

Buckthorn, California
Rhamnus californica


National Champion
30 feet tall, 25 foot canopy
24 inches in girth
60 Points
Rhamnuscali1.jpg
E.Lagel, 1976 - Sunol Regional Park

Buckthorn, Hollyleaf
Rhamnus crocea ilicifolia


National Champion
26 feet tall, 44 foot canopy
26 inches in girth
63 Points
Rhamnuscroc1.jpg
F.T. Callahan and A. Cowley, 1999 - Greenfield

Bunya-Bunya
Araucaria bidwillii

112 feet tall, 59 foot canopy
214 inches in girth
341 Points
Araucariaarau1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1997 - Camarillo

Buttonbush
Cephalanthus occidentalis


National Champion
24 feet tall, 38 foot canopy
60 inches in girth
94 Points
Cephalanthus_occidentalis.jpg
F.T. Callahan, 1991 - Buttonwillow

Cactus
Cereus peruviana

25 feet tall, 20 foot canopy
50 inches in girth
80 Points
cereusperu1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1999 - San Juan Capistrano

Cactus, Saguaro
Carnegiea gigantea

22 feet tall, 7 foot canopy
47 inches in girth
71 Points
Carnegieagiga1.jpg
A. Cowley, 2001 - Ducor

Cajeput Tree
Melaleuca quinquenervia

41 feet tall, 36 foot canopy
121 inches in girth
171 Points
Melaleucaquin1.jpg
A. Cowley, 2001 - Dana Point

Camphor-Tree
Cinnamomum camphora


Co-Champion
69 feet tall, 111 foot canopy
268 inches in girth
365 Points
D. Pollard, 2001 - Turlock

Camphor-Tree
Cinnamomum camphora


Co-Champion
88 feet tall, 95 foot canopy
249 inches in girth
361 Points
Cinnamomumcamp1.jpg
B. Barrett, 1997 - Sacramento Capital Park

Carob
Ceratonia siliqua

59 feet tall, 67 foot canopy
144 inches in girth
220 Points
Ceratoniasili1.jpg
B. Williams and A. Cowley, 1998 - Pasadena

Carob
Ceratonia siliqua


Co-Champion
58 feet tall, 60 foot canopy
146 inches in girth
219 Points
Art P. Cowley, 2006 - Bakersfield

Carrot Wood
Cupaniopsis anacardioides

28 feet tall, 31 foot canopy
31 inches in girth
67 Points
cupaniopsisanac0604.jpg
Art P. Cowley, 2006 - Orange

Catalapa, Western
Catalpa speciosa

57 feet tall, 50 foot canopy
172 inches in girth
241 Points
catalpaspe.jpg
A. Cowley, 2002 - Fowler

Cedar, Atlas
Cedrus atlantica

80 feet tall, 65 foot canopy
184 inches in girth
280 Points
A. Cowley, 1999 - Cap. Pk. #340

Cedar, Deodar
Cedrus deodara

98 feet tall, 85 foot canopy
228 inches in girth
347 Points
Cedrusdeod1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1998 - Sacramento Capital Park

Cedar, Incense
Calocedrus decurrens


National Champion
152 feet tall, 49 foot canopy
462 inches in girth
626 Points
J. Herr, D. McHardy and D. Wright, 1969 - Marble Mountain Wilderness

Cedar, Japanese Red
Cryptomeria Japonica

55 feet tall, 44 foot canopy
120 inches in girth
186 Points
Cryptomeriajapo0408.jpg
Brandon Williams, 2004 - Santa Ana

Cedar, Japanese Red
Cryptomeria japonica

64 feet tall, 32 foot canopy
108 inches in girth
180 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Hayward

Cedar of Lebanon
Cedrus libani

72 feet tall, 84 foot canopy
219 inches in girth
312 Points
cedruslib.jpg
A. Cowley, 2002 - Independence

Cedar, Port Orford
Chamaecyparis nootkatensis

76 feet tall, 24 foot canopy
64 inches in girth
146 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Fremont

Cherry, Carolina
Prunus caroliniana

38 feet tall, 40 foot canopy
102 inches in girth
150 Points
Prunuscaro1.jpg
A. Cowley, 2001 - Orange

Cherry, Catalina
Prunus lyonii


National Champion
43 feet tall, 45 foot canopy
115 inches in girth
169 Points
prunuslyo.jpg
A. Propst and B. Hartley, 1992 - Santa Catalina Island

Cherry, English
Prunus laurocerasus

23 feet tall, 31 foot canopy
52 inches in girth
83 Points
Prunuslaur1.jpg
A. Cowley, 2001 - Stanford University

Cherry, Flowering
Prunus blireiana

29 feet tall, 40 foot canopy
40 inches in girth
79 Points
Prunusblir1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1998 - Sacramento Capital Park #189

Cherry, Hollyleaf
Prunus illicifolia


National Champion
50 feet tall, 56 foot canopy
54 inches in girth
118 Points
Prunusilli1.jpg
F.T. Callahan, 1997 - Lockwood

Chestnut, American
Castanea dentata

69 feet tall, 55 foot canopy
128 inches in girth
211 Points
castaneadent1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1998 - Chico

Chestnut, Spanish
Castanea sativa

48 feet tall, 52 foot canopy
153 inches in girth
214 Points
A. Cowley, - Fremont

Chinaberry Tree
Melia azedarach

64 feet tall, 58 foot canopy
170 inches in girth
249 Points
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A. Cowley, 2003 - Fillmore

Chinkapin, Giant
Castanopsis chrysophylla


National Champion
122 feet tall, 37 foot canopy
153 inches in girth
284 Points
P. Violett, 1996 - Mendocino County

Cockspur Thron
Crataegus crus-galli

17 feet tall, 20 foot canopy
39 inches in girth
61 Points
A.Cowley, 2004 - Tulare

Coral, Kaffriboom
Erythrina caffra


Co-Champion
60 feet tall, 66 foot canopy
162 inches in girth
239 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - L.A. Mission

Coral, Kaffriboom
Erythrina caffra


Co-Champion
39 feet tall, 57 foot canopy
185 inches in girth
238 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Balboa Pk. San Diego

Coral Tree
Erythrina americana

42 feet tall, 58 foot canopy
169 inches in girth
226 Points
Erythrinaamer1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1998 - Newport Beach

Coral Tree, Cockspur
Erythrina crista-galli

34 feet tall, 99 foot canopy
136 inches in girth
195 Points
Erythrinacris1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1997 - Sacramento Capital Park #81

Coral, Natal
Erythrina humeana

27 feet tall, 53 foot canopy
74 inches in girth
114 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - San Clemente

Cottonwood, Black
Populus triocarpa

74 feet tall, 50 foot canopy
74 inches in girth
161 Points
populustri.jpg
C. Blair, 2002 - Lompoc

Cottonwood, Fremont
Populus fremontii

84 feet tall, 67 foot canopy
360 inches in girth
461 Points
populusfre.jpg
A. Cowley, 2002 - Riverdale

Crabapple (Japanese)
Malus floribunda

38 feet tall, 45 foot canopy
36 inches in girth
85 Points
malusflo.jpg
A. Cowley, 2002 - Fowler

Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia indica

52 feet tall, 42 foot canopy
65 inches in girth
128 Points
lagerstroemiaind.jpg
L. Barton, 2002 - Bakersfield

Cypress, Baker
Cupressus bakeri

51 feet tall, 40 foot canopy
120 inches in girth
187 Points
Art P. Cowley, 2006 - Santa Ana

Cypress, Cuyamaca
Cupressus stephensonii


National Champion
37 feet tall, 28 foot canopy
70 inches in girth
114 Points
F.T. Callahan, 1976 - Cleveland National Forest

Cypress, Gowen
Cupressus goveniana


National Champion
40 feet tall, 52 foot canopy
66 inches in girth
119 Points
Cupressusgove1.jpg
A. Washburn, 1996 - Pt. Lobos State Park

Cypress, Guadalupe
Cupressus guadalupensis

70 feet tall, 48 foot canopy
206 inches in girth
288 Points
Cupressusguad1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1997 - Fresno

Cypress, Italian
Cupressus arizonica

90 feet tall, 38 foot canopy
154 inches in girth
254 Points
Cupressussemp2.jpg
A. Remyn, 1994 - Orange

Cypress, MacNab
Cupressus macnabiana

55 feet tall, 45 foot canopy
155 inches in girth
221 Points
F.T. Callahan, 1981 - Amador County

Cypress, MacNab
Cupressus macnabiana

60 feet tall, 60 foot canopy
159 inches in girth
134 Points
Frank Callahan, 2012 - Shasta County

Cypress, Mendocino
Cupressus pygmaea


National Champion
150 feet tall, 49 foot canopy
238 inches in girth
400 Points
Cupressuspygm0409.jpg
F.T. Callahan, 1991 - Mendocino County

Cypress, Monterey
Cupressus macrocarpa


National Champion
102 feet tall, 111 foot canopy
553 inches in girth
683 Points
Cupressusmacr3.jpg
R. Huntington and Fiesta Garden School, 1994 - Pescadero

Cypress, Montezuma
Taxodium mucronatum

96 feet tall, 71 foot canopy
190 inches in girth
304 Points
Taxodiummucr1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1998 - Sacramento Capital Park #138

Cypress, Piute
Cupressus nevadensis


National Champion
45 feet tall, 30 foot canopy
115 inches in girth
168 Points
Cupressusnava2.jpg
F.T. Callahan, 1976 - Sequoia National Forest

Cypress, Piute
Cupressus nevadensis


National Champion
38 feet tall, 40 foot canopy
119 inches in girth
167 Points
Cupressusnava1.jpg
F.T. Callahan, 1976 - Sequoia National Forest

Cypress, Sargent
Cupressus sargentii


National Champion
58 feet tall, 63 foot canopy
244 inches in girth
318 Points
Cupressussarg1.jpg
R. Nichols, 2001 - Richmond

Cypress, Tecate
Cupressus forbesii


National Champion
71 feet tall, 48 foot canopy
93 inches in girth
171 Points
Cupressusforb1.jpg
A. Cowley, 2001 - Decanso

Cypress, Bald
Taxodium distichum


National Champion
102 feet tall, 40 foot canopy
133 inches in girth
245 Points
taxodiumdis.jpg
A. Cowley, 2002 - Capital Parkway #173

Cypress, Bald
Taxodium distichum

81 feet tall, 44 foot canopy
150 inches in girth
242 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Fremont

Dogwood, Blackfruit
Cornus sessilis


National Champion
18 feet tall, 16 foot canopy
20 inches in girth
42 Points
F.T. Callahan, 1986 - Shasta County

Dogwood, Pacific
Cornus nuttallii

61 feet tall, 28 foot canopy
27 inches in girth
95 Points
Cornusnutt1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1999 - C. Hot Springs

Douglas-Fir
Pseudotsuga menziessi

301 feet tall, 60 foot canopy
512 inches in girth
829 Points
M. Taylor, S. Sillett, 1999 - Jedediah Smith State Park

Douglas-Fir, Bigcone
Pseudotsuga macrocarpa


National Champion
165 feet tall, 94 foot canopy
269 inches in girth
458 Points
Pseudotsugamenz1.jpg
W. Maxwell, 1973 - Angeles National Forest

Dracaena, Australis(Green)
Cordyline australis

35 feet tall, 27 foot canopy
102 inches in girth
144 Points
Cordylineaust1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1997 - Presidio - San Francisco

Dragon Tree
Dracaena draco


National Champion
25 feet tall, 44 foot canopy
229 inches in girth
265 Points
Dracaenadrac1.jpg
Matt Ritter, 2014 - Santa Barbara, CA

Elderberry, Blue
Sambucus caerulea

30 feet tall, 38 foot canopy
136 inches in girth
176 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Porterville

Elephant Tree
Bursera microphylla


National Champion
12 feet tall, 21 foot canopy
21 inches in girth
38 Points
W. Bronaugh, 1999 - Anza Borego State Park

Elm, Chinese
Ulmus parvifolia

82 feet tall, 96 foot canopy
119 inches in girth
225 Points
ulmusparv1.jpg
A. Cowley, 2002 - Sacramento Capital Park #190

Elm, English
Ulmus procera

105 feet tall, 80 foot canopy
204 inches in girth
329 Points
Ulmusproc1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1999 - Sacramento Capital Park

Elm, American
Ulmus americana

116 feet tall, 70 foot canopy
188 inches in girth
322 Points
A. Cowley, 2002 - Capital Parkways

Elm, Siberian
Ulmus pumila

60 feet tall, 56 foot canopy
150 inches in girth
224 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Newark

Eucalyptus, Bluegum
Eucalyptus globulus


National Champion
141 feet tall, 126 foot canopy
586 inches in girth
759 Points
R. Bush, 2001 - Petrolia

Eucalyptus, Bluegum
Eucalyptus globulus

135 feet tall, 143 foot canopy
465 inches in girth
636 Points
Eucalyptusglob1.jpg
A. Cowley and Clint Eastwood, 1998 - Mission Ranch, Carmel

Eucalyptus, Book of Leaf Mallee
Eucalyptus kruseana


National Champion
16.1 feet tall, 22.5 foot canopy
5.75 inches in girth
28 Points
Eucalyptuskrus.jpg
Chris Rippey, 2013 - Stanford University

Eucalyptus, Bushy Yate
Eucalyptus lehmannii

55 feet tall, 90 foot canopy
138 inches in girth
216 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - San Diego

Eucalyptus, Desert Gum
Eucalyptus rudis

71 feet tall, 39 foot canopy
225 inches in girth
306 Points
Eucalyptusrudi1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1997 - Fresno

Eucalyptus, Karri Gum
Eucalyptus diversicolor


National Champion
154 feet tall, 74 foot canopy
201 inches in girth
373 Points
Dr. Matt Ritter, 2007 - Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Eucalyptus, Longbeak
Eucalyptus sp.

171 feet tall, 65 foot canopy
196 inches in girth
383 Points
Eucalyptussp3.jpg
S. Finch and H. Kimble, 1989 - Buttonwillow

Eucalyptus, Manna Gum
Eucalyptus viminalis

145 feet tall, 110 foot canopy
364 inches in girth
537 Points
Eucalyptusvimi1.jpg
R & S. Adams, 1994 - Yountville

Eucalyptus, Omeo Gum
Eucalyptus neglecta


National Champion
56 feet tall, 69.25 foot canopy
64 inches in girth
137 Points
Eucalyptus_neglecta.jpg
Mary McKenna, 2012 - Gilroy: Gavilan College

Eucalyptus, Red Gum
Eucalyptus camaldulensis


National Champion
Co-Champion
111 feet tall, 130 foot canopy
267 inches in girth
411 Points
Eucalyptuscama0214.jpg
Matt Ritter, 2014 - San Luis Obispo, CA

Eucalyptus, Red Ironbark
Eucalyptus sideroxylon

66 feet tall, 50 foot canopy
130 inches in girth
208 Points
Eucalyptusside1.jpg
A. Cowley, 2001 - Orange

Eucalyptus, Rose Gum
Eucalyptus grandis

178 feet tall, 70 foot canopy
142 inches in girth
338 Points
A. Gibson, 1996 - U.C.L.A.

Eucalyptus, Scarlet Gum
Eucalyptus ficifolia

51 feet tall, 45 foot canopy
178 inches in girth
241 Points
Eucalyptusfici1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1997 - San Francisco

Eucalyptus, Silver Gum
Eucalyptus cordata

66 feet tall, 59 foot canopy
110 inches in girth
191 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Orange

Eucalyptus, Slaty-Gum
Eucalyptus punctata

112 feet tall, 81 foot canopy
287 inches in girth
419 Points
Camille Newton, 2006 - Bakersfield

Eucalyptus, Sugar Gum
Eucalyptus cladocalyx


National Champion
135 feet tall, 100 foot canopy
288 inches in girth
448 Points
Kent Ambrose, 2012 - Riverside County

Eucalyptus, Swamp Mahagony
Eucalyptus robusta

116 feet tall, 78 foot canopy
177 inches in girth
313 Points
Eucalyptusrobu1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1999 - Claremont

Eucalyptus, Honey Scented
Eucalyptus melliodora

102 feet tall, 76 foot canopy
234 inches in girth
355 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Hemet

Eucalyptus, Mountain Gum
Eucalyptus dalrympleana ssp.dalrympleana

72 feet tall, 60 foot canopy
157 inches in girth
244 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Dana Point

Fig, Edible
Ficus carica

24 feet tall, 44 foot canopy
150 inches in girth
200 Points
Ficuscari1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1996 - Porterville

Fig, Moreton Bay
Ficus macrophylla


National Champion
99 feet tall, 129 foot canopy
569 inches in girth
700 Points
Ficusmacr1013.jpg
Matt Ritter, 2013 - Glendora

Fir, California Red
Abies magnifica


National Champion
172 feet tall, 41 foot canopy
365 inches in girth
547 Points
R. Van Pelt, R. Knight and M. Rudnicki", 1996 - Yosemite National Park

Fir, Grand
Abies grandis


National Champion
257 feet tall, 36 foot canopy
245 inches in girth
511 Points
R. Van Pelt and D. Thornburg, 1997 - Redwood National Park

Fir, Greek
Abies cephalonica

59 feet tall, 21 foot canopy
74 inches in girth
138 Points
Nelson Kirk, 2006 - Fremont

Fir, Santa Lucia
Abies bracteata


National Champion
127 feet tall, 36 foot canopy
150 inches in girth
286 Points
Alan Washburn, 2013 - Los Padres NF

Fir, White
Abies concolor


National Champion
217 feet tall, 39 foot canopy
276 inches in girth
503 Points
R. Van Pelt, 1997 - Yosemite National Park

Floss Silk, Tree White
Chorisia insignis

60 feet tall, 59 foot canopy
162 inches in girth
237 Points
A. Cowley, 2003 - Los Angeles

Floss Silk Tree
Chorisia speciosa

56 feet tall, 50 foot canopy
128 inches in girth
197 Points
Chorisiaspec1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1997 - Fallbrook

Floss Silk Tree, White
Chorisia insignis

80 feet tall, 72 foot canopy
151 inches in girth
249 Points
Chorisiainsi1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1998 - Pasadena

Flower-Fence
Caesalpinia pulcherrima


National Champion
16 feet tall, 14 foot canopy
16 inches in girth
36 Points
A.Cowley, 2004 - Hollywood

Ginkgo
Ginkgo biloba

84 feet tall, 77 foot canopy
188 inches in girth
291 Points
Ginkgobilo1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1998 - Sacramento Capital Park #223

GoldenRain Tree
Koelreuteria paniculata

44 feet tall, 56 foot canopy
82 inches in girth
140 Points
Koelreuteriapani1.jpg
A. Cowley, 2001 - Santa Ana

Grapefruit Tree
Citrus paradisi

18 feet tall, 29 foot canopy
37 inches in girth
62 Points
Citruspara0604.jpg
Art P. Cowley, 2006 - Porterville

Gum, Lemon-scented
Corymbia citriodora


National Champion
122 feet tall, 63 foot canopy
127.7 inches in girth
266 Points
corymbiacitr.jpg
Wes Robbins and Cornelius Robbins, 2014 - Los Angeles

Hackberry, European
Celtis australis

98 feet tall, 70 foot canopy
147 inches in girth
263 Points
Celtisaust1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1999 - Sacramento Capital Park #159

Hackberry, Western
Celtis reticulata

64 feet tall, 92 foot canopy
163 inches in girth
250 Points
Celtisreti1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1996 - Mooney Park

Hemlock, Mountain
Tsuga mertensiana


National Champion
113 feet tall, 44 foot canopy
277 inches in girth
401 Points
A. Miller, 1990 - Alpine County

Hemlock, Western
Tsuga heterophylla


National Champion
Co-Champion
272 feet tall, 40 foot canopy
238 inches in girth
520 Points
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M.D. Vaden, 2011 - Northern California

Hickory, Shagbark
Carya ovata

78 feet tall, 36 foot canopy
61 inches in girth
148 Points
A. Pinotti, 1999 - Sutter Creek

Holly, American
Ilex opaca

41 feet tall, 36 foot canopy
64 inches in girth
114 Points
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A. Cowley, 1999 - Carmel

Hoop Pine
Araucaria cunninghamii


National Champion
71 feet tall, 37 foot canopy
132 inches in girth
212 Points
Deborah Day, 2007 - City of San Dimas

Hoptree, California
Psidium trifoliata


National Champion
22 feet tall, 20 foot canopy
49 inches in girth
76 Points
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F.T. Callahan, 1991 - Lake County

Hornbeam, European
Carpinus betulus

23 feet tall, 41 foot canopy
43 inches in girth
76 Points
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A. Cowley, 2004 - San Francisco

Ironwood, Catalina
Lyonothamnus floribundus

46 feet tall, 16 foot canopy
34 inches in girth
84 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Santa Cat. Isle

Jacaranda
Jacaranda mimosifolia


Co-Champion
58 feet tall, 73 foot canopy
98 inches in girth
174 Points
Jacarandamimo1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1998 - Santa Ana

Jacaranda
Jacaranda mimosifolia


Co-Champion
62 feet tall, 66 foot canopy
90 inches in girth
169 Points
Jacarandamimo0406.jpg
Camille Newton, 2004 - San Juan Cap.

Jujube, Chinese
Ziziphus jujube

31 feet tall, 40 foot canopy
62 inches in girth
103 Points
Ziziphusjuju1.jpg
A. Cowley, 2002 - Huntington

Juniper, Alligator
juniperus deppeana

25.42 feet tall, 32.25 foot canopy
65 inches in girth
98 Points
Juniperus_deppeana.jpg
Chris Rippey, 2013 - Stanford University Arboretum

Juniper, California
Juniperus californica


National Champion
23 feet tall, 44 foot canopy
118 inches in girth
152 Points
F.T. Callahan, 1973 - Maxwell

Juniper, Canary Island
Juniperus cedrus

48 feet tall, 28 foot canopy
63 inches in girth
118 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Fremont

Juniper, Utah
Juniperus osteosperma


National Champion
40 feet tall, 56 foot canopy
260 inches in girth
314 Points
R. Witters, 1996 - Inyo National Forest

Juniper, Western
Juniperus occidentalis


National Champion
78 feet tall, 56 foot canopy
481 inches in girth
573 Points
J. R. Hall, 1983 - Stanislaus National Forest

Juniper, Hollywood
Juniperus chinensis

40 feet tall, 51 foot canopy
109 inches in girth
162 Points
Juniperuschin0408.jpg
Art P. Cowley, 2004 - Orange

Linden
Tilia americana

72 feet tall, 52 foot canopy
106 inches in girth
191 Points
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G. Brittner, 1994 - Sacramento

Locust, Black
Robinia pseudoacacia

68 feet tall, 62 foot canopy
156 inches in girth
240 Points
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A. Cowley, 1997 - Tulare

Locust, Black
Robinia pseudoacacia

77 feet tall, 38 foot canopy
150 inches in girth
237 Points
Robiniapseu1.jpg
A. Cowley, 2003 - Pleasanton

Locust, Honey
Gleditsia triacanthos inermis

76 feet tall, 18 foot canopy
126 inches in girth
220 Points
Gleditsiatria1.jpg
A. Cowley, 2006 - Visalia

Loquat, Bronze
Eriobotrya deflexa


National Champion
34 feet tall, 43 foot canopy
67 inches in girth
112 Points
Eriobotrya_deflexa.jpg
Nick Araya, 2014 - South Coast Botanic Garden, Los Angeles

Loquat, Japanese
Eriobotrya japonica

36 feet tall, 34 foot canopy
41 inches in girth
86 Points
A. Cowley, 2006 - San Juan Capistrano

Loquat, Japanese
Eriobotrya japonica

35 feet tall, 35 foot canopy
59 inches in girth
103 Points
Eriobotryajapo0604.jpg
Nelson Kirk, 2006 - Fremont

Madrone, Pacific
Arbutus menziesii

125 feet tall, 112 foot canopy
327 inches in girth
480 Points
Arbutus_menziesii.jpg
Alan Washburn, 2004 - Carmel

Magnolia, Southern
Magnolia grandiflora

80 feet tall, 72 foot canopy
180 inches in girth
278 Points
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A & D Pinotti, 1993 - Sutter Creek

Mahogany, Southern
Eucalyptus botryoides

96 feet tall, 54 foot canopy
152 inches in girth
262 Points
Eucalyptusbotr1013.jpg
Matt Ritter, 2013 - Claremont

Mahogony, Curly-leaf Mountain
Cercocarpus ledifolius


National Champion
18 feet tall, 25 foot canopy
30 inches in girth
54 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Santa Catalina Island

Manzanita, Bigberry
Arctostaphylos glauca


National Champion
Co-Champion
33 feet tall, 43 foot canopy
52 inches in girth
96 Points
E. Lagel, 1976 - Sunol regional Park

Manzanita, Bigberry
Arctostaphylos glauca


National Champion
Co-Champion
43 feet tall, 22 foot canopy
46 inches in girth
95 Points
A. Cowley, 2001 - Alameda County

Manzanita, Common
Arctostaphylos manzanita


National Champion
27 feet tall, 30 foot canopy
119 inches in girth
154 Points
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Jim Brobeck, 2005 - Chico

Manzanita, Whiteleaf
Arctostaphylos viscida


National Champion
24 feet tall, 24 foot canopy
91 inches in girth
121 Points
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A. Cowley and F. T. Callahan, 2001 - Tulare

Maple, BigLeaf
Acer macrophyllum

61 feet tall, 76 foot canopy
174 inches in girth
254 Points
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A. Cowley, 1998 - Los Altos Hills

Maple, Japanese
Acer palmatum

37 feet tall, 46 foot canopy
74 inches in girth
123 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Cap. Park

Maple, Silver
Acer saccharinum

56 feet tall, 80 foot canopy
203 inches in girth
279 Points
acersacc1.jpg
A. Cowley, 2002 - Garden Grove

Markhamia, Gold
Markhamia lutea


National Champion
75 feet tall, 44 foot canopy
119.5 inches in girth
206 Points
Markhamia_lutea.jpg
Wes Robbins and Cornelius Robbins, 2014 - Los Angeles

May Tens Tree
Maytenus boaria

36 feet tall, 40 foot canopy
83 inches in girth
129 Points
Maytenusboar0604.jpg
Nelson Kirk, 2006 - Fremont

Melaleuca, Snow in Summer
Melaleuca linarifolia


National Champion
21 feet tall, 26 foot canopy
121 inches in girth
149 Points
Melaleuca_linariifolia.jpg
Jenn Yost, 2014 - Santa Cruz, CA

Mesquite, Honey
Prosopis glandulosa


National Champion
Co-Champion
34 feet tall, 82 foot canopy
106 inches in girth
161 Points
Prosopisglan1.jpg
A. Cowley, 2006 - Tulare

Mesquite, Honey
Prosopis glandulosa


Co-Champion
42 feet tall, 31 foot canopy
104 inches in girth
154 Points
Steven E. Slusser & John C. Rule, 2004 - Mesquite Spr.

Mulberry, Paper
Broussonetia papyrifera

66 feet tall, 65 foot canopy
130 inches in girth
212 Points
Broussonetiapapy1.jpg
A. L. Jacobson, 1993 - Riverside

Mulberry, Red
Morus rubra

40 feet tall, 64 foot canopy
192 inches in girth
248 Points
Morusrubr1.jpg
A. Cowley, 2001 - Fresno

Mulberry, White
Morus alba

70 feet tall, 81 foot canopy
189 inches in girth
279 Points
Morusalba1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1996 - Mooney Park

Myrtle, common
Myrtus communis

38 feet tall, 37 foot canopy
33 inches in girth
80 Points
Philip and Sue Esdaile, 2006 - Woodland

New Zealand Christmas Tree
Metrosideros excelsus

68 feet tall, 71 foot canopy
278 inches in girth
364 Points
Metrosiderosexce0406.jpg
Mary Takabka, 2004 - San Francisco

Nutmeg, California
Torreya californica


National Champion
105 feet tall, 60 foot canopy
133 inches in girth
253 Points
Torreya_californica.jpg
Culver Family, 2013 - Big Basin State Park

Oak, Blue
Quercus douglasii


National Champion
112 feet tall, 83 foot canopy
276 inches in girth
409 Points
Quercusdoug1.jpg
A. Cowley and D. Busby, 2001 - 3-Rivers

Oak, Burr
Quercus macrocarpa

112 feet tall, 75 foot canopy
152 inches in girth
283 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Cap. Pk.

Oak, California Black
Quercus kelloggii


National Champion
91 feet tall, 114 foot canopy
286 inches in girth
406 Points
Quercus_kelloggii2.jpg
Carl Casey and Bob Huntington, 2007 - Groveland, Hwy 120

Oak, Canyon Live
Quercus chrysolepis


National Champion
97 feet tall, 98 foot canopy
499 inches in girth
620 Points
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Wildlands Conservancy, 2012 - Angeles National Forest

Oak, Coast Live
Quercus agrifolia


National Champion
Co-Champion
43.5 feet tall, 81.3 foot canopy
359 inches in girth
423 Points
Quercus_agrifolia.jpg
Chris Rippey and Marlon Hernandez, 2013 - Stanford University

Oak, Coast Live
Quercus agrifolia


National Champion
Co-Champion
58 feet tall, 75 foot canopy
338 inches in girth
415 Points
Quercusagri1.jpg
C. Powell, 1999 - Julian

Oak, Coast Live
Quercus agrifolia

55 feet tall, 104 foot canopy
324 inches in girth
405 Points
Quercusagri0604.jpg
Clint Powell, 2006 - Paso Robles

Oak, Cork
Quercus suber

70 feet tall, 100 foot canopy
229 inches in girth
324 Points
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R. Adams, 1994 - Napa

Oak, Dunn
Quercus dunnii


National Champion
35 feet tall, 40 foot canopy
85 inches in girth
130 Points
Quercusdunn1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1999 - Lockwood

Oak, Engelmann
Quercus engelmannii


National Champion
74 feet tall, 109 foot canopy
151 inches in girth
252 Points
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W. Metcalf, 1968 - Pasadena

Oak, Engelmann
Quercus engelmannii

27 feet tall, 43 foot canopy
214 inches in girth
252 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Julian

Oak, English
Quercus robur

92 feet tall, 94 foot canopy
146 inches in girth
262 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Pleasanton

Oak, Holly
Quercus ilex


National Champion
70 feet tall, 92 foot canopy
132 inches in girth
225 Points
A. Cowley, 2001 - Sacramento Capital Park # 23

Oak, Interior Live
Quercus wislizenii


National Champion
51 feet tall, 73 foot canopy
252 inches in girth
321 Points
D. MacDannald, 1982 - Stockton

Oak, Munzii Live
Quercus turbinella x Q. lobata

48 feet tall, 43 foot canopy
109 inches in girth
168 Points
J. Ohlfs, 1998 - Joshua Tree National Park

Oak, Oracle
Quercus morehus

59 feet tall, 68 foot canopy
139 inches in girth
215 Points
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L. Otter, 1996 - Springville

Oak, Pin
Quercus palustris

92 feet tall, 80 foot canopy
118 inches in girth
230 Points
A. Cowley, 2001 - Sacramento Capital Park # 151

Oak, Scarlet
Quercus coccinea

86 feet tall, 67 foot canopy
107 inches in girth
210 Points
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A. Cowley, 1998 - Bakersfield

Oak, Shreve
Quercus parvula var. shrevii


National Champion
89 feet tall, 75 foot canopy
244.6 inches in girth
353 Points
Quercus_shrevii.jpg
Andrew Smith and Steve Auten, 2012 - Swanton Pacific Ranch, Davenport, CA

Oak, Valley
Quercus lobata


National Champion
153 feet tall, 99 foot canopy
339 inches in girth
516 Points
Quercusloba1.jpg
W.L. Jepsen, 1984 - South of Covelo

Oak, Holly
Quercus ilex

70 feet tall, 79 foot canopy
130 inches in girth
220 Points
Quercusilex0408.jpg
Art P. Cowley, 2004 - Orange

Oleander
Nerium oleander


National Champion
32 feet tall, 36 foot canopy
51 inches in girth
92 Points
Neriumolea1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1997 - Exeter

Olive
Olea europaea

34 feet tall, 60 foot canopy
168 inches in girth
217 Points
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A. Cowley, 1999 - Sacramento Capital Park #338

Ombu
Phytolacca dioica

94 feet tall, 71 foot canopy
397 inches in girth
509 Points
Phytolaccadioi0405.jpg
Glen Williams, 2004 - Fullerton

Orange, Navel
Citrus sinensis


Co-Champion
34 feet tall, 31 foot canopy
61 inches in girth
103 Points
Art P. Cowley, - Bakersfield

Orange, Valencia
Citrus sinensis


National Champion
43 feet tall, 35 foot canopy
61 inches in girth
113 Points
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A. Cowley, 2002 - Capital Parkway #120

Osage Orange
Maclura pomifera

51 feet tall, 57 foot canopy
111 inches in girth
176 Points
Maclurapomi1.jpg
N. Brown, 1997 - Springville

Palm, California Fan
Washintonia filifera


National Champion
Co-Champion
66 feet tall, 19 foot canopy
142 inches in girth
213 Points
Washintoniafili1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1997 - Capital Park

Palm, California Fan
Washintonia filifera


National Champion
Co-Champion
101 feet tall, 22 foot canopy
100 inches in girth
207 Points
R. Van Pelt and A. Jackson, 1991 - Capital Park

Palm, Canary Island
Phoenix canariensis


National Champion
65 feet tall, 29 foot canopy
187 inches in girth
259 Points
Phoenixcana0406.jpg
Arthur Cowley, 2004 - San Francisco

Palm, Livistona
Livistona australis

74 feet tall, 11 foot canopy
52 inches in girth
129 Points
Nelson Kirk, 2006 - Fremont

Palm, Mexican Fan
Washintonia robusta

107 feet tall, 9 foot canopy
72 inches in girth
181 Points
Ken Pfalzgraf, 2006 - Los Angles

Palm, Monkeypod Coconut
Jubaea spectabilis

68 feet tall, 29 foot canopy
152 inches in girth
227 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Fremont

Palm, Monkeypod Coconut
Jubaea spectabilis

51 feet tall, 30 foot canopy
159 inches in girth
218 Points
Jubaeaspec1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1998 - Santa Clara University

Palm, Sago
Cycas revoluta

16 feet tall, 18 foot canopy
58 inches in girth
79 Points
Cycasrevo1.jpg
A. Cowley, 2001 - Visalia

Palm, Senegal Date
Phoenix reclinata

54 feet tall, 38 foot canopy
53 inches in girth
117 Points
Phoenixrupi0411.jpg
Nelson Kirk, 2004 - Fremont

Paloverde, Blue
Cercidium floridum


National Champion
53 feet tall, 42 foot canopy
86 inches in girth
150 Points
F.T. Callahan, 1976 - Salton City

Parasol Tree, Chinese
Firmiana simplex


National Champion
47 feet tall, 36 foot canopy
141 inches in girth
197 Points
Firmianasimp1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1999 - San Luis Rey

Paulownia, Royal
Paulownia tomentosa

70 feet tall, 78 foot canopy
157 inches in girth
247 Points
Paulowniatome1.jpg
A. Cowley, 2001 - Farmersville

Pear
Pyrus communis


Co-Champion
33 feet tall, 34 foot canopy
58 inches in girth
100 Points
Pyruscomm1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1999 - Tulare

Pear, Bradford
Pyrus calleryana 'bradford'

47 feet tall, 44 foot canopy
67 inches in girth
125 Points
Nelson Kirk, 2006 - Fremont

Pecan
Carya illinoensis

98 feet tall, 85 foot canopy
150 inches in girth
269 Points
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A. Cowley, 2002 - Saratoga

Pepper, Brazilian
Schinus terebinthifolius

56 feet tall, 37 foot canopy
145 inches in girth
196 Points
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A. Cowley, 2001 - Balboa Park

Pepper Tree, Peruvian
Schinus molle


National Champion
57 feet tall, 72 foot canopy
367 inches in girth
442 Points
Schinusmoll1.jpg
R. Wheeler, 1969 - San Juan Capistrano

Photinia, Chinese
Photinia serrulata

30 feet tall, 38 foot canopy
40 inches in girth
79 Points
Photiniaserr1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1999 - Porterville

Pine, Aleppo
Pinus halepensis

114 feet tall, 84 foot canopy
204 inches in girth
339 Points
A. Cowley, 2001 - Piru

Pine, Bishop
Pinus muricata


National Champion
86 feet tall, 72 foot canopy
198 inches in girth
302 Points
Pinusmuri0406.jpg
A. Cowley, 2004 - Oakland

Pine, Bolanders
Pinus contorta var. bolanderi


National Champion
76 feet tall, 18 foot canopy
58 inches in girth
139 Points
R.E. Sholars, 1983 - Jughandle State Reserve

Pine, Canary Island
Pinus canariensis

82 feet tall, 81 foot canopy
162 inches in girth
264 Points
A. Remyn, 1994 - Orange

Pine, Coulter
Pinus coulteri


National Champion
Co-Champion
143 feet tall, 72 foot canopy
216 inches in girth
377 Points
Elliott Graham and Frank Losekoot, 2011 - Weehsa Country Club

Pine, Coulter
Pinus coulteri


National Champion
Co-Champion
141 feet tall, 72 foot canopy
152 inches in girth
311 Points
Pinuscoul1.jpg
A. Cowley and C. Powell, 2001 - Julian

Pine, Digger
Pinus sabiniana


National Champion
120 feet tall, 77 foot canopy
178 inches in girth
317 Points
Pinussabi1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1999 - Visalia

Pine, Fern
Podocarpus gracilior

80 feet tall, 60 foot canopy
155 inches in girth
250 Points
Podocarpusgrac0604.jpg
Art P. Cowley, 2006 - Orange

Pine, Four Needle Pinyon
Pinus quadrifolia


National Champion
50 feet tall, 34 foot canopy
76 inches in girth
135 Points
Daniel F. McCarthy, 2009 - Anza

Pine, Foxtail
Pinus balfouriana


National Champion
76 feet tall, 30 foot canopy
316 inches in girth
401 Points
S Moore and R. Moore, 1988 - Shasta Trinity National Forest

Pine, Intermountain Bristlecone
Pinus aristata var. Longaeva


National Champion
41 feet tall, 48 foot canopy
439 inches in girth
492 Points
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A.E. Noren, 1999 - Inyo National Forest

Pine, Italian Stone
Pinus pinea


National Champion
62 feet tall, 105 foot canopy
239 inches in girth
327 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Orange

Pine, Jeffrey
Pinus jeffreyi


National Champion
186 feet tall, 66 foot canopy
282 inches in girth
485 Points
R. Van Pelt, 2007 - Tioga Pass Road

Pine, Jeffrey
Pinus jeffreyi

152 feet tall, 72 foot canopy
244 inches in girth
414 Points
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Art P. Cowley, 2004 - Frazier Park

Pine, Jeffrey (deceased)
Pinus jeffreyi

192 feet tall, 56 foot canopy
305 inches in girth
521 Points
R. Van Pelt, 1998 - Stanislaus National Forest

Pine, Knobcone
Pinus attenuata


National Champion
117 feet tall, 66 foot canopy
135 inches in girth
269 Points
P. Caster, 1976 - Shasta County

Pine, Lodgepole
Pinus contorta


National Champion
Co-Champion
116 feet tall, 50 foot canopy
245 inches in girth
374 Points
M. Gulick, 1984 - San Bernadino National Forest

Pine, Lodgepole
Pinus contorta


National Champion
Co-Champion
124 feet tall, 42 foot canopy
238 inches in girth
373 Points
Mr and Mrs C. Grinstead, 1985 - Stanislaus National Forest

Pine, Lodgepole
Pinus contorta


National Champion
Co-Champion
106 feet tall, 65 foot canopy
242 inches in girth
364 Points
R. Riebe and I. Stafford, 1987 - Stanislaus National Forest

Pine, Monterey
Pinus radiata


National Champion
89 feet tall, 64 foot canopy
220 inches in girth
325 Points
Pinus_radiata.jpg
Alan Washburn, 2014 - Jacks Peak Park

Pine, Norfolk Island
Araucaria cunninghamiana

114 feet tall, 55 foot canopy
148 inches in girth
276 Points
A.Cowley, 2002 - Hayward

Pine, Norfolk Island
Araucaria heterophylla

108 feet tall, 69 foot canopy
141 inches in girth
266 Points
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A. Cowley, 1997 - Camarillo

Pine, Parry Pinyon
Pinus parryana


National Champion
53 feet tall, 42 foot canopy
86 inches in girth
150 Points
F.T. Callahan, 1976 - Mountain Center

Pine, Ponderosa
Pinus ponderosa


National Champion
Co-Champion
235 feet tall, 66 foot canopy
324 inches in girth
575 Points
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Don Errington & crew, 2011 - El Dorado National Forest

Pine, Ponderosa
Pinus ponderosa


National Champion
Co-Champion
232 feet tall, 70 foot canopy
313 inches in girth
565 Points
Pinuspond1108.jpg
Tim Lovitt, 2007 - Shasta Trinity National Forest

Pine, Singleleaf Pinyon
Pinus monophylla


National Champion
45 feet tall, 40 foot canopy
164 inches in girth
219 Points
F.T. Callahan, 1991 - Inyo County

Pine, Sugar
Pinus lambertiana


National Champion
208 feet tall, 64 foot canopy
414 inches in girth
638 Points
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H. McLean and G. Whitson, 1993 - Dorrington

Pine, Torrey
Pinus torreyana


National Champion
126 feet tall, 130 foot canopy
245 inches in girth
404 Points
Pinustorr1.jpg
E. Scanlon, 1993 - Carpinteria

Pine, Washoe
Pinus washoensis


National Champion
161 feet tall, 64 foot canopy
205 inches in girth
382 Points
H. Bowman, 1997 - Modoc National Forest

Pine, Western White
Pinus monticola


National Champion
151 feet tall, 52 foot canopy
394 inches in girth
558 Points
H. Carston and M. Drawson, 1991 - El Dorado National Forest

Pine, Whitebark
Pinus albicaulis

54 feet tall, 37.3 foot canopy
235. inches in girth
299 Points
Pinus_albicaulis.jpg
Adam Rich and Nicolette Nelson, 2011 - Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Bridgeport, CA.

Pine (deceased), Sugar
Pinus lambertiana

209 feet tall, 67 foot canopy
433 inches in girth
659 Points
Herbert E. McLean, Gary Whitson, 1994 - Stanislaus National Forest

Pistache, Chinese
Pistacia chinensis

64 feet tall, 52 foot canopy
79 inches in girth
156 Points
Pistaciachin1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1998 - Sacramento Capital Park #113

Pistachio, Nut
Pistacia vera

46 feet tall, 70 foot canopy
153 inches in girth
217 Points
Pistaciavera1.jpg
A. Cowley, 1996 - Bakersfield

Pittosporum, Orange
Pittosporum tobira


National Champion
50 feet tall, 59 foot canopy
143 inches in girth
208 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Orange

Plane Tree, London
Platanus x hispanica

82 feet tall, 94 foot canopy
154 inches in girth
260 Points
Platanusacer0401.jpg
owner, 2004 - San Leandro

Poplar, Lombardy
Populus nigra

81 feet tall, 38 foot canopy
231 inches in girth
322 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Fremont

Poplar, Lombardy
Populus nigra

102 feet tall, 39 foot canopy
207 inches in girth
319 Points
A. Cowley, 1996 - Porterville

Poplar, White
Populus alba

45 feet tall, 42 foot canopy
93 inches in girth
149 Points
Populusalba0604.jpg
Nelson Kirk, 2006 - Fremont

Primrose, Tree
Lagunaria patersonii

71 feet tall, 44 foot canopy
105 inches in girth
187 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Laguana Beach

Privet, Glossy
Ligustrum lucidum


National Champion
62 feet tall, 65 foot canopy
107 inches in girth
185 Points
Ligustrumluci1.jpg
Barrette and Stanley, 1991 - Sacramento Capital Park #306

Queensland, Kauri
Agathis robusta

48 feet tall, 10 foot canopy
33 inches in girth
84 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Fremont

Red Gum, Sydney
Angophora costata


National Champion
120 feet tall, 58 foot canopy
198 inches in girth
333 Points
Angophora_costata.jpg
Mark F. Mauceri, 2013 - Griffith Park: Chevy Chase Dr, Verdant St

Redbud, California
Cercis occidentalis


National Champion
45 feet tall, 38 foot canopy
71 inches in girth
126 Points
Cercisocci1.jpg
E. Lagel, 1980 - Santa Rosa

Redshank
Adenostoma sparsifolium


National Champion
23 feet tall, 26 foot canopy
48 inches in girth
78 Points
Adenostomaspar1.jpg
F.T. Callahan, 1977 - Warner Springs

Redwood, Coast
Sequoia sempervirens


National Champion
Co-Champion
321 feet tall, 80 foot canopy
950 inches in girth
1291 Points
Sequoiasemp1.jpg
R. Hildebrant, M. Taylor, S. Sillett, 1998 - Jedediah Smith State Park

Redwood, Coast
Sequoia sempervirens


Co-Champion
307 feet tall, 97 foot canopy
893 inches in girth
1224 Points
A. Cowley, 2003 - Jedediah Smith State Park

Redwood, Coast
Sequoia sempervirens


Co-Champion
313 feet tall, 101 foot canopy
867 inches in girth
1205 Points
A. Cowley, 2003 - Prairie Creeek State Park

Redwood, Dawn
Metasequoia glyptostroboides

88 feet tall, 59 foot canopy
182 inches in girth
285 Points
A. Cowley, 2001 - Palo Alto

Rhododendron, Pacific
Rhododendron macrophyllum


National Champion
28 feet tall, 17 foot canopy
22 inches in girth
54 Points
F.T. Callahan, 1976 - Mendocino County

Sapote, White
Casimiroa edulis


National Champion
50 feet tall, 45 foot canopy
93 inches in girth
154 Points
Casimiroa_edulis.jpg
Nick Araya, 2013 - Los Angeles

Sausage Tree
Kigelia pinnata

25 feet tall, 36 foot canopy
69 inches in girth
103 Points
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L. Romero/A. Gibson, 1996 - U.C.L.A.

Schefflera,, Hawaiian Elf
Schefflera arboricola

26 feet tall, 18 foot canopy
48 inches in girth
79 Points
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A. Cowley, 2004 - Coronado Island

Sequoia, Giant
Sequoiadendron giganteum


National Champion
Co-Champion
261 feet tall, 106 foot canopy
1024 inches in girth
1312 Points
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Isabelle F. Story, 2000 - Sequoia National Park

Sequoia, Giant
Sequoiadendron giganteum


Co-Champion
279 feet tall, 84 foot canopy
990 inches in girth
1290 Points
Larry Otter, 2003 - Sequoia National Park

Sequoia, Giant
Sequoiadendron giganteum

246 feet tall, 59 foot canopy
1004 inches in girth
1265 Points
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David Lloyd and A. Cowley, 2004 - Sequoia N.F.

Silk Oak
Grevillea robusta

110 feet tall, 48 foot canopy
167 inches in girth
289 Points
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A. Cowley, 2002 - Sultans

Silk Tree
Albizia julibrissin

43 feet tall, 48 foot canopy
80 inches in girth
135 Points
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A. Cowley, 1996 - Bakersfield

Smoke Tree
Dalea spinosa


National Champion
17 feet tall, 12 foot canopy
48 inches in girth
68 Points
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F.T. Callahan, 1976 - Anza Borrego State Park

Soapberry, Southern
Sapindus Sp.

31 feet tall, 48 foot canopy
88 inches in girth
131 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Tulare

Spruce, Brewer
Picea breweriana

176 feet tall, 55 foot canopy
201 inches in girth
391 Points
A.Cowley, 2003 - Youngs Peak

Strawberry Tree
Arbutus unedo

35 feet tall, 46 foot canopy
122 inches in girth
169 Points
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A. Cowley, 1998 - Santa Ana

Strawberry Tree, Marina
Arbutus 'Marina'

45 feet tall, 53 foot canopy
108 inches in girth
166 Points
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Randy Baldwin, 2013 - Santa Barbara, CA

Sugar Bush
Rhus ovata

16 feet tall, 30 foot canopy
26 inches in girth
50 Points
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L. Romero, 2001 - Anza Borrego State Park

Sumac, Lemonade
Rhus integrifolia


National Champion
16 feet tall, 51 foot canopy
55 inches in girth
84 Points
Edith G. Briseno, 2013 - Chula Vista

Sweet Gum
Liquidambar styraciflua

100 feet tall, 68 foot canopy
172 inches in girth
289 Points
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G. Brittner, 1994 - Sacramento

Sweet Gum, Oriental
Liquidambar orientalis

66 feet tall, 57 foot canopy
168 inches in girth
248 Points
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John Rehnberg, 2006 - Fremont

Sycamore, California
Platanus racemosa


National Champion
94 feet tall, 95.5 foot canopy
626 inches in girth
743 Points
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Ken Knight, Bill Spiewak and Randy Baldwin, 2012 - Goleta, CA

Sycamore, California
Platanus racemosa

105.8 feet tall, 136 foot canopy
355 inches in girth
495 Points
Robert Van Pelt, 2008 - Oakdale

Sycamore, California
Platanus racemosa

95 feet tall, 108 foot canopy
350 inches in girth
472 Points
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A. Cowley, 1998 - San Juan Capistrano

Tamarisk
Tamarix parviflora

38 feet tall, 36 foot canopy
218 inches in girth
265 Points
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A. Cowley, 1999 - Coalinga

Tanoak
Lithocarpus densiflorus

92 feet tall, 84 foot canopy
270 inches in girth
383 Points
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V. Lane Etal, 1991 - Six Rivers National Forest

Tea Tree, Australian
Leptospermum laevigatum


National Champion
14.5 feet tall, 18.45 foot canopy
83.8 inches in girth
104 Points
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Nick Araya, 2013 - Los Angeles

Tesota, Desert Ironwood
Olneya tesota


National Champion
33 feet tall, 55 foot canopy
198 inches in girth
245 Points
R. DeGouvenain, 1991 - Riverside County

Toyon
Heteromeles arbutifolia


National Champion
32 feet tall, 28 foot canopy
58 inches in girth
97 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Santa Barbara Co.

Toyon
Heteromeles arbutifolia


National Champion
Co-Champion
40 feet tall, 35 foot canopy
46 inches in girth
95 Points
Mike Swingholm, 2007 - Newport Beach

Tree of Heaven
Ailanthus altissima

88 feet tall, 80 foot canopy
195 inches in girth
303 Points
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A. Cowley, 2002 - Sanger

Tulip Tree, (Yellow)
Liriodendron tulipifera

91 feet tall, 91 foot canopy
228 inches in girth
342 Points
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A. Cowley, 1997 - Sacramento Capital Park #20

Viburnum, Japanese
Viburnum japonica

42 feet tall, 49 foot canopy
65 inches in girth
119 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Orange

Walnut, Black Eastern
Juglans nigra

56 feet tall, 50 foot canopy
123 inches in girth
192 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Bakersfield

Walnut, California Black
Juglans hindsii


National Champion
102 feet tall, 118 foot canopy
444 inches in girth
576 Points
Allison Fulmer, 2007 - Somerset, El Dorado County

Walnut, English
Juglans regia

62 feet tall, 96 foot canopy
197 inches in girth
283 Points
F. Taylor, 1999 - Porterville

Walnut, Paradox
Juglans 'Paradoxa'

99 feet tall, 124 foot canopy
326 inches in girth
456 Points
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A. Cowley, 2001 - Farmersville

Walnut, S. California
Juglans californica


National Champion
112 feet tall, 106 foot canopy
259 inches in girth
398 Points
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G.R. Foster, 1973 - Chico

Willow, Arroyo
Salix lasiolepis


National Champion
41 feet tall, 49 foot canopy
89 inches in girth
142 Points
A. Cowley, 2002 - San Juan Capistrano

Willow, Australian
Geijera parviflora


National Champion
49.16 feet tall, 64 foot canopy
82 inches in girth
147 Points
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Randy Baldwin, 2012 - Goleta

Willow, Black
Salix nigra


National Champion
44 feet tall, 58 foot canopy
180 inches in girth
239 Points
A. Cowley, 2001 - Snelling

Willow, Bonpland
Salix bonplandiana


National Champion
63 feet tall, 76 foot canopy
228 inches in girth
310 Points
A. Cowley, - Weldon

Willow, Desert
Chilopsis linearis

40 feet tall, 36 foot canopy
71 inches in girth
120 Points
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A. Cowley, 2001 - Porterville

Willow, Pacific
Salix lasiandra


National Champion
Co-Champion
54 feet tall, 84 foot canopy
171 inches in girth
246 Points
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A. Cowley, 1999 - Taft

Willow, Pacific
Salix lasiandra


National Champion
Co-Champion
65 feet tall, 62 foot canopy
152 inches in girth
233 Points
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H. Cooley, 2006 - Hayward

Willow, Red
Salix laevigata


National Champion
56.4 feet tall, 39.31 foot canopy
66.25 inches in girth
132 Points
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Al Keuter, 2012 - Quail Hollow Ranch County Park

Willow, Weeping
Salix babylonica


Co-Champion
82 feet tall, 68 foot canopy
116 inches in girth
215 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Porterville

Willow, Weeping
Salix babylonica


Co-Champion
45 feet tall, 73 foot canopy
150 inches in girth
213 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Porterville

Xylosma, Shiny
Xylosma congestum

31 feet tall, 35 foot canopy
50 inches in girth
90 Points
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A. Cowley, 1996 - Porterville

Yew, English
Taxus baccata

36 feet tall, 44 foot canopy
157 inches in girth
204 Points
A. Cowley, 1997 - San Francisco

Yew, Japanese
Podocarpus macrophyllus

21 feet tall, 32 foot canopy
42 inches in girth
71 Points
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Art P. Cowley, 2004 - Orange

Yew, Pacific
Taxus brevifolia

31 feet tall, 40 foot canopy
90 inches in girth
131 Points
K. Hughes, 1996 - Hillcrest

Yucca, Mojave
Yucca mohavensis


National Champion
24 feet tall, 7 foot canopy
66 inches in girth
92 Points
Alexander, ET. AL., 1987 - Needles R.A. BLM

Yucca, Mound Lily
Yucca gloriosa


National Champion
32 feet tall, 38 foot canopy
118 inches in girth
160 Points
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A. Cowley, 1998 - Huntington Beach

Yucca, St. Peter's Palm
Yucca filifera


National Champion
48 feet tall, 47 foot canopy
188 inches in girth
248 Points
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A. Cowley, 2013 - Stanford University

Zelkova
Zelkova serrata

60 feet tall, 74 foot canopy
107 inches in girth
185 Points
A. Cowley, 2004 - Fremont