Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Big Trees in Frederick, Maryland

Frederick County's Largest Red Oak
Second Largest Siberian Elm in Maryland

Big ol' Maple Tree hiding behind a hedge
The Nation's Largest English Elm

I drove up to Frederick Maryland on Sunday and decided to drive through town and see if there were any trees that stood out. Indeed there were. One turned out to be Frederick County's largest Red Oak, another tree turned out to be Maryland's second largest Siberian Elm, a beautiful tree with a classic elm look. The last tree I spotted was huge, growing at the high school. I recorded a cbh of 21.5 feet, and a height of 99.19 feet. The tree looked unlike anything I had seen before. Thankfully, the tree, along with the others, are listed on the Frederick County Forestry Board's website, which I discovered when I got home. The tree is the Nation's Largest English Elm...

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