2nd largest Southern Red Cedar in the USA - St. Simons Island, GA
N 31° 10.292 W 081° 24.454
17R E 461160 N 3448683
Quick Description: This Southern Red Cedar tree is the 2nd largest specimen of its species in the United States. It is located on St. Simons Island in Georgia.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 5/4/2009 7:22:01 PM
Waymark Code: WM6AWE
The sign at the tree reads:
"Southern Red Cedar
This tree is famous for it is the 2nd largest of its species in the State of Georgia, as well as the 2nd largest in the United States as documented by the U. S. Forestry Department.
This tree was measured in 1976, 1989, and in 2004
The dimensions are:
Circumference 16.6 ft.
Height 52 ft. Crown Spread 70 ft.
The Cassina Garden Club has "adopted" and maintains this beautiful tree."
Genus/Species: Southern Red Cedar "Juniperus Silicicola"
Method of obtaining height: Reliable source
Method of obtaining girth: Reliable source
Location type: Private property
Age: Not Listed
Historical significance: Not listed
Planter: Not listed
Website reference: Not listed
Parking coordinates: Not Listed
Walk time: Not Listed
Photograpy coordinates: Not Listed
A closeup picture of your GPS receiver in your hand, with the tree in the background, is required. If the tree is on private property, this closeup photograph with the tree in the background may be taken from the nearest public vantage point without actually going to the tree.
The required photograph does not need to show the entire tree, but the individual tree must be recognizable.