California Big Trees

210 trees found.

102 feet tall, 39 foot canopy
207 inches in girth
319 Points

A. Cowley, 1996 - Porterville


Populus tremuloides
QUAKING ASPEN
National Champion
Co-Champion

67 feet tall, 35 foot canopy
169 inches in girth
245 Points

Lonnie Allsion, 2007 - Stanislaus National Forest


Populus tremuloides
QUAKING ASPEN
National Champion
Co-Champion

75 feet tall, 36 foot canopy
168 inches in girth
252 Points

Karen Egglestin, 2007 - Stanislaus National Forest


110 feet tall, 85 foot canopy
366 inches in girth
497 Points

Populus trichocarpa - photo
Randy Witters, 2017 - Bishop


42 feet tall, 31 foot canopy
104 inches in girth
154 Points

Steven E. Slusser & John C. Rule, 2004 - Mesquite Spr.


Prosopis glandulosa
HONEY MESQUITE
National Champion
Co-Champion

34 feet tall, 82 foot canopy
106 inches in girth
161 Points

Prosopis glandulosa - photo
A. Cowley, 2006 - Tulare


Prunus dulcis
ALMOND
National Champion

36 feet tall, 28 foot canopy
130 inches in girth
173 Points

Prunus dulcis - photo
Arno Martini and Larry Berti, 2013 - Lassen NF


42 feet tall, 47 foot canopy
75 inches in girth
129 Points

Prunus ilicifolia - photo
Jon Kanagy and Jennifer de Graaf, 2015 - Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate in Oakland


43 feet tall, 45 foot canopy
115 inches in girth
169 Points

Prunus ilicifolia subsp. lyonii - photo
A. Propst and B. Hartley, 1992 - Santa Catalina Island


165 feet tall, 94 foot canopy
269 inches in girth
458 Points

Pseudotsuga macrocarpa - photo
W. Maxwell, 1973 - Angeles National Forest


244 feet tall, 92 foot canopy
320 inches in girth
587 Points

Pseudotsuga menziesii - photo
Michael Kauffmann, 2017 - Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park


17 feet tall, 12 foot canopy
48 inches in girth
68 Points

Psorothamnus spinosus - photo
F.T. Callahan, 1976 - Anza Borrego State Park


60 feet tall, 110 foot canopy
348 inches in girth
436 Points

Quercus agrifolia - photo
Hansjorg Wyss and Lucas Pope, 2015 - Halter Ranch, Paso Robles


97 feet tall, 98 foot canopy
499 inches in girth
621 Points

Quercus chrysolepis - photo
Wildlands Conservancy, 2012 - Angeles National Forest


Quercus douglasii
BLUE OAK
National Champion

71 feet tall, 79 foot canopy
146 inches in girth
237 Points

Quercus douglasii - photo
Carl Casey and Robert Van Pelt, 2009 - Mariposa


74 feet tall, 109 foot canopy
151 inches in girth
252 Points

Quercus engelmannii - photo
W. Metcalf, 1968 - Pasadena


Quercus ilex
HOLLY OAK
National Champion

70 feet tall, 92 foot canopy
132 inches in girth
225 Points

A. Cowley, 2001 - Sacramento Capital Park # 23


91 feet tall, 114 foot canopy
286 inches in girth
406 Points

Quercus kelloggii - photo
Carl Casey and Bob Huntington, 2007 - Groveland, Hwy 120


Quercus lobata
VALLEY OAK
National Champion

153 feet tall, 99 foot canopy
339 inches in girth
517 Points

Quercus lobata - photo
W.L. Jepsen, 1984 - South of Covelo


Quercus × morehus
ORACLE OAK
National Champion

108 feet tall, 123 foot canopy
203 inches in girth
342 Points

Quercus × morehus - photo
Glen Schneider, 2016 - Briones Park


48 feet tall, 43 foot canopy
109 inches in girth
168 Points

Quercus × munzii - photo
J. Ohlfs, 1998 - Joshua Tree National Park


89 feet tall, 75 foot canopy
245 inches in girth
352 Points

Quercus parvula var. shrevei - photo
Andrew Smith and Steve Auten, 2012 - Swanton Pacific Ranch, Davenport, CA


92 feet tall, 94 foot canopy
146 inches in girth
262 Points

A. Cowley, 2004 - Pleasanton


89 feet tall, 81 foot canopy
245 inches in girth
354 Points

Quercus suber - photo
Bill Pramuk, 2014 - Napa, CA


Quercus tomentella
ISLAND OAK
National Champion

53 feet tall, 60 foot canopy
91 inches in girth
159 Points

Quercus tomentella - photo
Ken Knight and Randy Baldwin, 2015 - Santa Barbara Botanic Garden


88 feet tall, 82 foot canopy
254 inches in girth
363 Points

Quercus wislizeni - photo
Michael Kennedy RPF #2090, 2006 - Humboldt


21 feet tall, 30 foot canopy
47 inches in girth
75 Points

Rhamnus ilicifolia - photo
Jim Dempsey, 2017 - California State Park at Sutter Buttes


28 feet tall, 17 foot canopy
22 inches in girth
54 Points

F.T. Callahan, 1976 - Mendocino County


16 feet tall, 51 foot canopy
55 inches in girth
84 Points

Edith G. Briseno, 2013 - Chula Vista


16 feet tall, 30 foot canopy
26 inches in girth
50 Points

Rhus ovata - photo
L. Romero, 2001 - Anza Borrego State Park


68 feet tall, 62 foot canopy
156 inches in girth
240 Points

Robinia pseudoacacia - photo
A. Cowley, 1997 - Tulare


45 feet tall, 73 foot canopy
150 inches in girth
213 Points

A. Cowley, 2004 - Porterville


82 feet tall, 68 foot canopy
116 inches in girth
215 Points

A. Cowley, 2004 - Porterville


85 feet tall, 75 foot canopy
162 inches in girth
266 Points

Salix gooddingii - photo
Debbie King, 2015 - Red Bluff, Tehema County


Salix laevigata
RED WILLOW
National Champion

56 feet tall, 39 foot canopy
66 inches in girth
132 Points

Salix laevigata - photo
Al Keuter, 2012 - Quail Hollow Ranch County Park


Salix lasiandra
PACIFIC WILLOW
National Champion
Co-Champion

65 feet tall, 62 foot canopy
152 inches in girth
233 Points

Salix lasiandra - photo
H. Cooley, 2006 - Hayward


Salix lasiandra
PACIFIC WILLOW
National Champion
Co-Champion

54 feet tall, 84 foot canopy
171 inches in girth
246 Points

Salix lasiandra - photo
A. Cowley, 1999 - Taft


Salix lasiolepis
ARROYO WILLOW
National Champion

41 feet tall, 49 foot canopy
89 inches in girth
142 Points

A. Cowley, 2002 - San Juan Capistrano


30 feet tall, 38 foot canopy
136 inches in girth
176 Points

A. Cowley, 2004 - Porterville


57 feet tall, 72 foot canopy
367 inches in girth
442 Points

Schinus molle - photo
R. Wheeler, 1969 - San Juan Capistrano


321 feet tall, 80 foot canopy
950 inches in girth
1291 Points

Sequoia sempervirens - photo
R. Hildebrant, M. Taylor, S. Sillett, 1998 - Jedediah Smith State Park


Sequoiadendron giganteum
GIANT SEQUOIA
National Champion
Co-Champion

261 feet tall, 106 foot canopy
1024 inches in girth
1312 Points

Sequoiadendron giganteum - photo
Isabelle F. Story, 2000 - Sequoia National Park


71 feet tall, 62 foot canopy
187 inches in girth
274 Points

Syzygium australe - photo
Ken Knight, 2016 - Rancho La Patera and Stow House


102 feet tall, 40 foot canopy
133 inches in girth
245 Points

Taxodium distichum - photo
A. Cowley, 2002 - Capital Parkway #173


73 feet tall, 78 foot canopy
239 inches in girth
331 Points

Taxodium mucronatum - photo
Michelle Matthews, Oscar J. Sanchez, 2017 - Kuruvungna Springs


72 feet tall, 52 foot canopy
106 inches in girth
191 Points

Tilia americana - photo
G. Brittner, 1994 - Sacramento


55 feet tall, 113 foot canopy
197 inches in girth
280 Points

Tipuana tipu - photo
Randy Baldwin, Ken Knight and Mark Wilson, 2017 - Goleta


105 feet tall, 60 foot canopy
133 inches in girth
253 Points

Torreya californica - photo
Culver Family, 2013 - Big Basin State Park


Tsuga heterophylla
WESTERN HEMLOCK
National Champion
Co-Champion

272 feet tall, 40 foot canopy
238 inches in girth
520 Points

Tsuga heterophylla - photo
M.D. Vaden, 2011 - Northern California


113 feet tall, 44 foot canopy
277 inches in girth
401 Points

A. Miller, 1990 - Alpine County