Baycedar (Suriana maritima)

Baycedar (Suriana maritima)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Baycedar (Suriana maritima), State: FL
Description Destroyed by Hurricane Irma, 2017.
Contact Russ Costa with USFWS (305) 395-1573. Person in the picture not known. Larger image on CD.

Location Monroe, FL


Suriana maritima

This champion Baycedar of Florida made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in , 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 0
height 0
crown spread 0
Total points 0

Nominated by Vincent P. Condon & William G. Miller
Year Nominated 1995
Date crowned

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