Black mangrove Blackmangrove (Avicennia germinans)

Black mangrove Blackmangrove (Avicennia germinans)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Black mangrove Black-mangrove (Avicennia germinans), State: FL
Description There is a lot of rot in the main stem. Updated 9/18/2013

Location Monroe, FL

Black mangrove BLACK-MANGROVE

Avicennia germinans

This champion Black mangrove Black-mangrove of Florida 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 86
height 56
crown spread 44
Total points 153

Nominated by Vincent Condon, Niko Reisinger
Year Nominated 2003
Date crowned 2018-09-24

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