Twinberry Stopper (Myrcianthes fragrans)
Description Former National Champion, removed from Florida program due to lack of response from landowner. The tree is located on an Indian archeological site (mound) dated back to the Calusa period. There are numerous cabbage palms, sugarberry, and other Simpsons stopper on site.
Location Okeechobee, FL
This champion Twinberry Stopper 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.
|Nominated by||Dale Armstrong|
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