2nd largest Southern Red Cedar in the USA - St. Simons Island, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus
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
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 9

Long Description:
The sign at the tree reads:
"Southern Red Cedar
Juniperus Silicicola
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"

Height: 52

Girth: 17

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

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