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					2009~2010 MAINE REGISTER

 OF   Big Trees




      State and National Champion Yellow Birch
                (Betula alleghaniensis)
                      Wayne, ME
        Circ. = 242” Height = 82’ Spread = 74’
2009/2010 Maine Register of BIG TREES                                  2009/2010 Maine Register of BIG TREES
        Common Name                    Latin Name       Circ. Height   Crown Total        Location         Last           Nominator (s)
                                                                       Spread Points                     Measured
Apple                          Malus sp.                149"   32'      28'   188      West Falmouth      1999             Bruce Stillings
Ash, Black                     Fraxinus nigra           139"   82'      56'   235      Waterboro          2007        Barry & Charlene Stultz
Ash, European                  Fraxinus excelsior       135"   70'      42'   216      Bath               2002              Tim Lindsay
Ash, Green                     Fraxinus pennsylvanica   115"   63'      65'   194      Mechanic Falls     1990          Fred A. Huntress, Jr.
Ash, White                     Fraxinus americana       244"   95'      70'   357      South Waterford    2003             Helene Decker
**Aspen, Bigtooth              Populus grandidentata    151"   76'      45'   238      Appleton           2007               Don Lucas
Aspen, Trembling               Pupulus tremuloides      72"    65'      42'   148      Waterville         2008                Ed Spear
Baldcypress                    Taxodium distichum       38"    20'      23'   64       South Gorham       2002       Jeff Odonal/Tim Lindsay
Basswood, American             Tilia americana          224"   85'      63'   325      Strong             1994            P. Forrest Tracy
Beech, American                Fagus grandifolia        104"   87'      58'   206      Hallowell          1997               Al Johnson
Beech, European Copper         Fagus sylvatica          228"   102'     84'   352      Belfast            2007           Edward Edwards
Birch, Gray                    Betula populifolia       71"    65'      27'   143      Richmond           2003             Pippa Stanley
Birch, European White          Betula pendula           120"   55'      48'   187      Falmouth           2002              Tim Lindsay
**Birch, Paper (White)         Betula papyrifera        119"   78'      53'   210      Sumner             2008             Mike Fecteau
Birch, River                   Betula nigra             75”    40’      36’   124      Kennebunk          2002              Tim Lindsay
Birch, Sweet                   Betula lenta             139"   82'      48'   233      Gorham             1987             John Phinney
**Birch,Yellow                 Betula allegheniensis    242"   82'      74'   343      Wayne              2008      Cathy Cook/Douglas Stevenson
Boxelder                       Acer negundo             115"   85'      66'   217      Wilton             1988        P. Prodan/ C. Heeschen
Buckeye, Ohio                  Aesculus glabra          96"    82'      45'   189      Rockland           2008      Douglas Johnson/Eric Lautsen
Buckthorn, Common              Rhamnus cathartica       48"    15'      11'   66       Portland           2002             Tim Lindsay
Butternut                      Juglans cinerea          186"   74'      88'   282      Durham             2003             Tim Lindsay
Castor-aralia                  Kalopanax pictus         80"    40'      35'   129      Waterville         2002      Dale Dubois/Tim Lindsay
*Catalpa, Northern             Catalpa speciosa         204"   40'      50'   256      York               2002             Tim Lindsay
*Catalpa, Northern             Catalpa speciosa         184"   55'      66'   255      Phippsburg         2008            Thomas Hoerth
Cedar of Lebanon               Cedrus libani            30"    25'      18'   60       York               2002       Bill Foster/Tim Lindsay
Cedar, Atlantic White          Chamaecyparis thyoides   68"    63'      19'   136      Alfred             1999             Clayton Carl
Cedar, Northern White          Thuja occidentalis       147"   84'      22'   237      T1 R6 WELS         1979         Russell Hovencamp
Cherry, Black                  Prunus serotina          148"   52'      60'   215      Falmouth           2006             Marty Folsom
Cherry, Pin                    Prunus pensylvanica      30"    58'      16'   92       Wallagrass PLT     2008           Dustin Bouchard
Cherry, Sargent                Prunus sargentii         30"    50'      46'   92       Bar Harbor         2003       Edward A. Richardson
*Cherry, Sweet (European)      Prunus avium             44"    92'      38'   146      Bar Harbor         2003       Edward A. Richardson
*Cherry, Sweet (European)      Prunus avium             74"    54'      58'   143      Bath               2008            Thomas Hoerth
Cherry, Weeping Higan          Prunus subhirtella       115"   20'      30'   143      York               2002       Bill Foster/Tim Lindsay
Chestnut, American             Castanea dentata         117"   45'      44'   173      Orono              2003            Mike Saunders
Coffeetree, Kentucky           Gymnocladus dioicus      87"    60'      48'   159      Windham            2001             Tim Lindsay
*Co-Champion **Nominated for National Champion
2009/2010 Maine Register of BIG TREES                                   2009/2010 Maine Register of BIG TREES
        Common Name                    Latin Name        Circ. Height   Crown Total        Location            Last            Nominator (s)
                                                                        Spread Points                        Measured
Corktree, Amur                 Phellodenron amurense     81"    47'     50'    141      Kennebunk             2002            Kurt Woltersdorf
Cottonwood, Eastern            Populus deltoides         231"   126'    89'    379      Dresden               1987              P.A. Emerson
Crabapple                      Malus sp.                 127"   40'     50'    180      Eastbrook             1997              Scott Bunker
Dogwood, Corneliancherry       Cornus mas                16"    7'      17'    27       Bar Harbor            2004         Edward A. Richardson
Dogwood, Florida               Cornus florida            35"    37'     30'    80       Portland              1999             Jeffrey Tarling
*Dogwood, Kousa                Cornus kousa              32"    30'     23'    68       Portland              1995             Jeffrey Tarling
*Dogwood, Kousa                Cornus kousa              35"    30'     33'    73       Cumberland            2002               Tim Lindsay
Douglas-Fir                    Pseudotsuga menziesii     86"    75'     42'    172      Windham               2009               Tim Lindsay
Elder, Golden European         Sambucus nigra            18"    18'     23'    42       Bar Harbor            2001         Edward A. Richardson
Elm, American                  Ulmus americana           244"   110'    120'   384      Yarmouth              2006              Frank Knight
Elm, Camperdown                Ulmus glabra              105"   25'     32'    138      South Portland        1999             Jeffrey Tarling
Elm, Cork (Rock)               Ulmus thomasii            129"   86'     51'    228      Kittery               1995              Ralph Phipps
Elm, Siberian                  Ulmus pumila              144"   65'     86'    231      Portland              1999       Jeff Tarling/Carl Bauman
Elm, Slippery (Red)            Ulmus rubra               201"   97'     97'    322      Vassalboro            1995            Prudence B. Gray
Falsecypress, Hinoki           Chamaecyparis obtusa      91"    28'     22'    124      East Boothbay         2002      Larry Knowlton/WayneClosson
*Falsecypress, Japanese        Chamaecyparis pisifera    89"    24'     40'    123      South Gorham          2002       Jeff Odonal/Tim Lindsay
*Falsecypress, Plume Sawara    Chamaecyparis pisifera    64"    57'     21'    126      Bar Harbor            2001         Edward A. Richardson
Fir, Balsam                    Abies balsamea            78"    104'    23'    188      T4R3 WELS             1995              Ted Shina
Fir, Fraser                    Abies fraseri             11"    16'     8'     29       Bar Harbor            2001         Edward A. Richardson
Fir, Korean                    Abies koreana             55"    38'     28'    100      Northeast Harbor      2003         Edward A. Richardson
Fir, White                     Abies concolor            104"   70'     44'    185      Bethel                2007       Churchill/Souther/Huntress
Ginkgo                         Ginkgo biloba             206"   97'     73'    322      Bath                  2008      Tom Hoerth/Denis Hebert
Goldenchaintree                Laburnum x watereri       52"    30'     19'    87       Paris                 2001              Tim Lindsay
Goldenraintree, Panicled       Koelreuteria paniculata   27"    25'     26'    59       York                  2002        Bill Foster/Tim Lindsay
*Gum, Black                    Nyssa sylvatica           95"    84'     46'    191      Gorham                2008             Royce O’Donal
*Gum, Black                    Nyssa sylvatica           99"    77'     41'    186      Sanford               1994            Kurt Woltersdorf
Hawthorn, Cockspur             Crataegus crusgalli       38"    23'     16'    65       Scarborough           2002              Tim Lindsay
Hawthorn, Downy                Crataegus mollis          16"    14'     16'    34       Bar Harbor            2004        Edward A. Richardson
Hawthorn, Scarlet              Crataegus coccinea        21"    21'     25'    48       Bar Harbor            2004        Edward A. Richardson
Hawthorn, Singleseed           Crataegus monogyna        29"    34'     27'    70       Southwest Harbor      2004        Edward A. Richardson
Hawthorn, Washington           Crataegus phaenopyrum     91"    34'     34'    134      Lincolnville Beach    1997             Charles Hopkins
Heartnut, Japanese Palm        Juglans sieboldiana       218"   70'     95'    313      Bath                  2008       Denis Hebert/ Fred Pecci
Hemlock, Carolina              Tsuga caroliniana         65"    75'     18'    145      York                  2002      Don Bernier/Tim Lindsay
Hemlock, Eastern               Tsuga canadensis          124"   104'    43'    239      Ripley                2009               Kern Butler
Hickory, Pignut                Carya glabra              66"    52'     33'    126      Cape Elizabeth        1999       Jeffrey Tarling/ Rick Churchill
*Co-Champion **Nominated for National Champion
2009/2010 Maine Register of BIG TREES                                    2009/2010 Maine Register of BIG TREES
        Common Name                    Latin Name         Circ. Height   Crown Total        Location          Last            Nominator (s)
                                                                         Spread Points                      Measured
*Hickory, Shagbark             Carya ovata                116"   84'     60'    215      Falmouth            1999             Keith Crook
*Hickory, Shagbark             Carya ovata                133"   72'     58'    220      Westbrook           2003            Ted Armstrong
Holly, American                Ilex opaca                 42"    27'     23'    75       York                2008             Tim Lindsay
Honeylocust                    Gleditsia triacanthos      178"   50'     80'    248      Bath                2003             Tim Lindsay
Hophornbeam, Eastern           Ostrya virginiana          77"    63'     38'    150      Livermore Falls     1990             Tim Basham
Hornbeam, European             Carpinus betulus           30"    34'     38'    74       South Portland      2003            Maya Howard
**Juniper, Common              Juniperis communis         19"    16'     13'    38       Norridgewock        2008             Arthur Wilder
Katsura                        Cercidiphyllum japonicum   64"    40'     31'    112      Bath                2002             Tim Lindsay
*Larch, European               Larix decidua              76"    107'    31'    191      Solon               1988             David Maass
*Larch, European               Larix decidua              104"   89'     32'    201      Northeast Harbor    2003         Edward Richardson
Larch, Japanese                Larix kaempferi            52"    93'     33'    153      Readfield           1987             David Maass
Lilac, Japanese Tree           Syringa reticulata         114"   39'     37'    162      Bath                2008      Denis Hebert/ Tom Hoerth
Linden, Bigleaf                Tilia platyphyllos         155"   72'     64'    243      Bar Harbor          2001        Edward A. Richardson
Linden, European               Tilia europaea             200"   104'    72'    322      Phippsburg          1997             Austin Wilkins
Linden, Littleleaf             Tilia cordata              156"   73'     69'    246      Southwest Harbor    2004        Edward A. Richardson
Locust, Black                  Robinia pseudoacacia       205"   80'     66'    302      Belfast             1997           Reginald Corson
Magnolia, Cucumber             Magnolia acuminata         168"   91'     76'    278      Brunswick           2001      Peter Baecher/ Douglas Johnson
Magnolia, Loebner              Magnolia x loebneri        50"    25'     30'    83       Yarmouth            2002       Jeff Odonal/Tim Lindsay
Magnolia, Star                 Magnolia stellata          66"    41'     32'    115      Lewiston            2004             Steve Murch
*Maple, Amur                   Acer ginnala               85"    31'     25'    122      Yarmouth            1999             Frank Knight
*Maple, Amur                   Acer ginnala               96"    20'     35'    125      Cumberland          2002             Tim Lindsay
Maple, Black                   Acer nigrum                153"   85'     82'    259      South Berwick       2003             Cory French
Maple, Japanese                Acer palmatum              101"   25'     44'    137      Cumberland          2002             Tim Lindsay
*Maple, Norway                 Acer platinoides           166"   70'     86'    258      South Berwick       2002             Rick Coughlin
*Maple, Norway                 Acer platinoides           162"   80'     84'    263      Peaks Island        2008               Phil Munn
Maple, Paperbark               Acer griseum               82"    41'     38'    132      Bath                2008      Denny Hebert/Tom Hoerth
Maple, Red                     Acer rubrum                249"   82'     116'   360      Milford             2009              Terry Walsh
Maple, Silver                  Acer saccharinum           316"   89'     75'    424      Leeds               1999            Gerald McNear
Maple, Striped                 Acer pennsylvanicum        30"    45'     21'    80       Harpswell           2002             Tim Lindsay
Maple, Sugar                   Acer saccharum             221"   64'     75'    312      Whitefield          2009              Judy Powell
Maple, Sycamore                Acer pseudoplatanus        124"   60'     65'    200      Bristol             2002          Douglas N. Johnson
Mountain-Ash, American         Sorbus americana           60"    50'     33'    118      Frenchtown TWP      2008              Greg Bjork
Mountain-Ash, Oakleaf          Sorbus aucuparia           90"    30'     30'    128      Scarborough         2002             Tim Lindsay
Mulberry, Paper                Broussonetia papyrifera    104"   35'     44'    150      Falmouth            2002             Bruce Stillings
Mulberry, Red                  Morus rubra                125"   36'     49'    173      Brownfield          2003      Liljedahl/Simonton/Broaddus
*Co-Champion **Nominated for National Champion
2009/2010 Maine Register of BIG TREES                                        2009/2010 Maine Register of BIG TREES
        Common Name                    Latin Name             Circ. Height   Crown Total       Location         Last           Nominator (s)
                                                                             Spread Points                    Measured
Oak, Black                     Quercus velutina               181"   73'     73'    272      Fryeburg          2003       Mason Irish/Nels Liljedahl
Oak, Bur                       Quercus macrocarpa             189"   100'    75'    308      N. Vassalboro     2008            Raymond Breton
Oak, Chestnut                  Quercus prinus                 191"   90'     72'    299      Yarmouth          2004             Ted Armstrong
Oak, English                   Quercus robur                  144"   61'     84'    226      E. Orland         2001               Arthur Joost
Oak, Northern Red              Quercus rubra                  265"   84'     71'    367      Vienna            1997              Alan Williams
Oak, Pin                       Quercus palustris              140"   83'     99'    248      Portland          1999              Jeffrey Tarling
Oak, Scarlet                   Quercus coccinea               73"    73'     40'    156      Yarmouth          2001               Frank Knight
Oak, Shingle                   Quercus imbricaria             107"   56'     47'    175      Poland            2003            Fred Huntress, Jr.
Oak, Swamp White               Quercus bicolor                130"   82'     65'    228      Wiscasset         2008               Logan Luke
Oak, Turkey                    Quercus laevis                 99"    74'     63'    189      Yarmouth          2001               Frank Knight
Oak, White                     Quercus alba                   239"   64'     95'    327      Pittston          1987             Reginald Trask
Pagodatree, Japanese           Sophora japonica               73"    50'     46'    135      York              2002        Bill Foster/Tim Lindsay
Pear, Common                   Pyrus communis                 108"   40'     40'    158      Chelsea           2001               Tim Lindsay
Pine, Austrian (Black)         Pinus nigra                    160"   74'     56'    248      Portland          2002               Tim Lindsay
**Pine, Eastern White          Pinus strobus                  245"   120'    80'    385      Morill            2008               Elsie Bowen
Pine, Himilayan White          Pinus wallichiana              99"    50'     40'    159      Scarborough       2001               Tim Lindsay
Pine, Japanese Black           Pinus thundbergiana            49"    40'     25'    95       Kennebunkport     2001               Tim Lindsay
Pine, Japanese Red             Pinus densiflora               86"    55'     45'    152      Kennebunk         2002               Tim Lindsay
Pine, Japanese White           Pinus parviflora               22"    24'     20'    51       Portland          2006               Tim Lindsay
Pine, Pitch                    Pinus rigida                   97"    80'     44'    192      Mechanic Falls    2006          Fred A. Huntress, Jr.
Pine, Red                      Pinus resinosa                 88"    96'     36'    193      Weld              1988               Malcolm Gill
Pine, Scotch                   Pinus sylvestris               124"   60'     45'    195      Falmouth          1999               Keith Crook
Pine, Swiss Stone              Pinus cembra                   42"    30'     15'    76       South Gorham      2002       Jeff Odonal/Tim Lindsay
Planetree, London              Platanus X acerifolia          118"   77'     65'    211      Falmouth          2003             Ted Armstrong
**Poplar, Balsam               Populus balsamifera            162”   96'     60'    272      Madison           2009              Jeffrey Quinn
Plum, American                 Prunus americana               83"    25'     27'    115      Cape Elizabeth    2002               Tim Lindsay
Redbud, Eastern                Cercis canadensis              17"    18'     27'    42       Portland          1999              Jeffrey Tarling
Redcedar, Eastern              Juniperus virginiana           66"    63'     34'    138      Hebron            2008          Fred A. Huntress, Jr.
Redwood, Dawn                  Metasequoia glyptostroboides   111"   58'     40'    175      Kittery           2008                Grant Hirst
Sassafras                      Sassafras albidum              82"    66'     21'    153      York              2002      Linney/Lindsay/Woltersdorf
Serviceberry, Allegheny        Amelanchier laevis             37"    30'     30'    75       Palermo           2002              Joshua Brown
*Serviceberry, Downy           Amelanchier arborea            24"    65'     10'    92       Augusta           2002              Ross Hutchins
*Serviceberry, Downy           Amelanchier arborea            33"    55'     22'    94       Camden            2002      Tom Laurita/Douglas Johnson
Silverbell, Carolina           Halesia carolina               79"    49'     49'    140      Kennebunk         2002           Kurt Woltersdorf
Smoke Tree                     Cotinus obovatus               67"    30'     28'    104      New Gloucester    2004           Jennifer Muldoon
*Co-Champion **Nominated for National Champion
2009/2010 Maine Register of BIG TREES                                    2009/2010 Maine Register of BIG TREES
        Common Name                    Latin Name         Circ. Height   Crown Total        Location          Last           Nominator (s)
                                                                         Spread Points                      Measured
Sourwood                       Oxydendrum arboreum        36"    37'     20'    78       Gorham              2003      Ted Armstrong/John Waters
Spruce, Black                  Picea mariana              75"    76'     37'    160      Brooklin            2009            Richard Hero
Spruce, Colorado Blue          Picea pungens              100"   91'     27'    198      Auburn              2001           David Gardner
Spruce, Norway                 Picea abies                143"   116'    68'    276      Freeport            2004           Ted Armstrong
Spruce, Red                    Picea rubens               94"    135'    26'    235      Blanchard           2008             Paul Vainio
Stewartia, Japanese            Stewartia pseudocamellia   26"    35'     18'    66       Boothbay            2002       Larry Knowlton/Tim Lindsay
Stewartia, Korean              Stewartia koreana          25"    11'     15'    40       Northeast Harbor    2003         Edward Richardson
Sweetgum                       Liquidambar styraciflua    54"    30'     40'    94       Portland            1999            Jeffrey Tarling
Sycamore, American             Platanus occidentalis      189"   100'    83'    310      Waterford           2008          Charles Fillebrown
Umbrella-Pine, Japanese        Sciadopitys verticillata   55"    42'     25'    103      Eliot               2008             Tim Lindsay
Walnut, Black                  Juglans nigra              158"   100'    87'    280      Limerick            1998            Lloyd Knight
Walnut, English                Juglans regia              102"   45'     45'    158      Falmouth            2002      Bruce Stillings/Tim Lindsay
Willow, Bebbs                  Salix bebbiana             59"    20'     23'    85       Bath                2004      Denny Hebert/Tom Hoerth
Willow, Black                  Salix nigra                240"   72'     38'    322      Dixfield            2008             Daniel Oakes
**Willow, Pussy                Salix discolor             38"    25'     25'    69       Portland            2002             Tim Lindsay
Willow, White                  Salix alba                 271"   85'     60'    371      Yarmouth            2004      Ted Armstrong/Tom Leonard
Witch Hazel                    Hamamelis virginiana       18"    32'     17'    54       Rockport            2006             Vince Colletti
Yellow-Poplar                  Liriodendron tulipifera    150"   129'    83'    300      Bath                2008       Dennis Hebert/ Tom Hoerth
Zelkova, Japanese              Zelkova serrata            81"    43'     46'    136      Moody               2002             Tim Lindsay




*Co-Champion **Nominated for National Champion
    How are the Total Points calculated?
         circumference (inches)
              +Height (feet)
        +1/4 Crown Spread (feet)
               =Total Points
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