California Big Trees

232 trees found.

58 feet tall, 63 foot canopy
244 inches in girth
318 Points

Hesperocyparis sargentii - photo
R. Nichols, 2001 - Richmond


37 feet tall, 28 foot canopy
70 inches in girth
114 Points

F.T. Callahan, 1976 - Cleveland National Forest


Heteromeles arbutifolia
TOYON
National Champion

32 feet tall, 28 foot canopy
58 inches in girth
97 Points

Heteromeles arbutifolia - photo
A. Cowley, 2004 - Santa Barbara Co.


64 feet tall, 45 foot canopy
82 inches in girth
157 Points

Hymenosporum flavum - photo
Randy Baldwin, 2015 - Santa Barbara


58 feet tall, 73 foot canopy
98 inches in girth
174 Points

Jacaranda mimosifolia - photo
A. Cowley, 1998 - Santa Ana


112 feet tall, 106 foot canopy
259 inches in girth
398 Points

Juglans californica - photo
G.R. Foster, 1973 - Chico


93 feet tall, 118 foot canopy
444 inches in girth
567 Points

Juglans hindsii - photo
Susan Alison Fulmer, 2008 - El Dorado


51 feet tall, 77 foot canopy
287 inches in girth
357 Points

Juglans × paradox - photo
Bill Pramuk, 2019 - Napa County


62 feet tall, 96 foot canopy
197 inches in girth
283 Points

F. Taylor, 1999 - Porterville


44 feet tall, 53 foot canopy
125 inches in girth
182 Points

Juniperus californica - photo
Robert Steers, 2015 - West Pinnacles


40 feet tall, 51 foot canopy
109 inches in girth
162 Points

Juniperus chinensis - photo
A. Cowley, 2004 - Orange


25 feet tall, 32 foot canopy
65 inches in girth
98 Points

Juniperus deppeana - photo
Chris Rippey, 2013 - Stanford University Arboretum


78 feet tall, 56 foot canopy
481 inches in girth
573 Points

Juniperus grandis - photo
J. R. Hall, 1983 - Stanislaus National Forest


40 feet tall, 56 foot canopy
260 inches in girth
314 Points

Juniperus osteosperma - photo
R. Witters, 1996 - Inyo National Forest


25 feet tall, 36 foot canopy
69 inches in girth
103 Points

Kigelia africana - photo
L. Romero/A. Gibson, 1996 - U.C.L.A.


48 feet tall, 48 foot canopy
108 inches in girth
168 Points

Koelreuteria elegans - photo
Nick Araya, 2015 - Los Angeles


44 feet tall, 56 foot canopy
82 inches in girth
140 Points

Koelreuteria paniculata - photo
A. Cowley, 2001 - Santa Ana


15 feet tall, 18 foot canopy
84 inches in girth
103 Points

Leptospermum laevigatum - photo
Nick Araya, 2013 - Los Angeles


62 feet tall, 65 foot canopy
107 inches in girth
185 Points

Ligustrum lucidum - photo
Barrette and Stanley, 1991 - Sacramento Capital Park #306


91 feet tall, 91 foot canopy
228 inches in girth
342 Points

Liriodendron tulipifera - photo
A. Cowley, 1997 - Sacramento Capital Park #20


45 feet tall, 40 foot canopy
61 inches in girth
116 Points

Lyonothamnus floribundus subsp. aspleniifolius - photo
Richard Gessner, 2015 - Woodside


80 feet tall, 72 foot canopy
180 inches in girth
278 Points

Magnolia grandiflora - photo
A & D Pinotti, 1993 - Sutter Creek


Markhamia lutea
GOLD MARKHAMIA
National Champion

75 feet tall, 44 foot canopy
120 inches in girth
206 Points

Markhamia lutea - photo
Wes Robbins and Cornelius Robbins, 2014 - Los Angeles


Melaleuca linariifolia
FLAXLEAF PAPERBARK
National Champion
Co-Champion

32 feet tall, 44 foot canopy
103 inches in girth
145 Points

Melaleuca linariifolia - photo
Nick Araya, 2018 - Los Angeles


21 feet tall, 26 foot canopy
121 inches in girth
149 Points

Melaleuca linariifolia - photo
Jenn Yost, 2014 - Santa Cruz, CA


40 feet tall, 37 foot canopy
167 inches in girth
216 Points

Melaleuca quinquenervia - photo
Gordon Hutchinson, 2018 - Pismo Beach


88 feet tall, 59 foot canopy
182 inches in girth
285 Points

A. Cowley, 2001 - Palo Alto


66 feet tall, 82 foot canopy
338 inches in girth
424 Points

Metrosideros excelsa - photo
Michael Sullivan and Joseph Loeffler, 2018 - Golden Gate Park, San Francisco


31 feet tall, 35 foot canopy
64 inches in girth
103 Points

Morella californica - photo
A. Cowley, 2002 - Patrick's Point State Park


92 feet tall, 84 foot canopy
270 inches in girth
383 Points

Notholithocarpus densiflorus - photo
V. Lane Etal, 1991 - Six Rivers National Forest


34 feet tall, 60 foot canopy
168 inches in girth
217 Points

Olea europaea - photo
A. Cowley, 1999 - Sacramento Capital Park #338


60 feet tall, 47 foot canopy
110 inches in girth
181 Points

Olmediella betschleriana - photo
Nick Araya, 2019 - Los Angeles


Olneya tesota
DESERT IRONWOOD
National Champion

33 feet tall, 55 foot canopy
198 inches in girth
245 Points

R. DeGouvenain, 1991 - Riverside County


53 feet tall, 42 foot canopy
86 inches in girth
150 Points

F.T. Callahan, 1976 - Salton City


53 feet tall, 54 foot canopy
125 inches in girth
191 Points

Persea americana - photo
Nick Araya, 2020 - Los Angeles


101 feet tall, 25 foot canopy
120 inches in girth
227 Points

Phoenix canariensis - photo
Jason Johns, 2016 - San Jose State University


94 feet tall, 71 foot canopy
397 inches in girth
509 Points

Phytolacca dioica - photo
Glen Williams, 2004 - Fullerton


134 feet tall, 44 foot canopy
271 inches in girth
416 Points

Picea breweriana - photo
Leonard Herzstein, Neal Hadley, 2012 - Trinity Alps Wilderness


133 feet tall, 35 foot canopy
149 inches in girth
291 Points

Picea engelmannii - photo
Michael Kauffman, 2016 - Siskiyou National Forest


264 feet tall, 81 foot canopy
361 inches in girth
645 Points

Picea sitchensis - photo
Michael Kauffmann, 2019 - Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park


54 feet tall, 37 foot canopy
235 inches in girth
298 Points

Pinus albicaulis - photo
Adam Rich and Nicolette Nelson, 2011 - Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Bridgeport, CA.


Pinus attenuata
KNOBCONE PINE
National Champion

117 feet tall, 66 foot canopy
135 inches in girth
269 Points

P. Caster, 1976 - Shasta County


Pinus balfouriana
FOXTAIL PINE
National Champion

71 feet tall, 45 foot canopy
323 inches in girth
405 Points

Pinus balfouriana - photo
Peter Wyckoff, 2018 - Sequoia National Park


82 feet tall, 81 foot canopy
162 inches in girth
264 Points

Pinus canariensis - photo
A. Remyn, 1994 - Orange


76 feet tall, 18 foot canopy
58 inches in girth
139 Points

R.E. Sholars, 1983 - Jughandle State Reserve


Pinus contorta subsp. murrayana
LODGEPOLE PINE
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


Pinus contorta subsp. murrayana
LODGEPOLE PINE
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


Pinus contorta subsp. murrayana
LODGEPOLE PINE
National Champion
Co-Champion

116 feet tall, 50 foot canopy
245 inches in girth
374 Points

Pinus contorta subsp. murrayana - photo
M. Gulick, 1984 - San Bernadino National Forest


Pinus coulteri
COULTER PINE
National Champion
Co-Champion

141 feet tall, 72 foot canopy
152 inches in girth
311 Points

Pinus coulteri - photo
A. Cowley and C. Powell, 2001 - Julian


Pinus coulteri
COULTER PINE
National Champion
Co-Champion

143 feet tall, 72 foot canopy
216 inches in girth
377 Points

Pinus coulteri - photo
Elliott Graham and Frank Losekoot, 2011 - Weehsa Country Club