Smooth Sumac (Rhus glabra)

Smooth Sumac (Rhus glabra)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Smooth Sumac (Rhus glabra), State: WA
Description Surrounded by other trees, including sumacs, but is the only large sumac.

Location , WA

Smooth SUMAC

Rhus glabra

This champion Smooth Sumac of Washington made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in 2018, as it is the largest known tree of its species in the country. By recognizing these champions, we recognize the beauty and critical ecosystem services provided by our biggest and oldest trees.

STATUS Champion
Tree circumference 26
height 35.42
crown spread 29.5
Total points 69

Nominated by
Year Nominated
Date crowned 2018-09-05

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