American Elm - Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON
Posted by: stinger503
N 43° 37.972 W 079° 25.373
17T E 627221 N 4832305
Quick Description: The oldest American Elm at the Ex
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 4/27/2012 5:40:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMEAHG
This tree is the oldest and largest American Elm on the Exhibition Place grounds. The tree survived the Dutch Elm Disease which ravaged American Elm trees across Canada and the United States. The tree was featured in a photographic exhibition titled "Toronto's Favourite Trees" by Vincenzo Pietropaolo.
The tree was given a plaque on August 24th, 2004 by the city of Toronto and operators of the Canadian National Exhibition.
Genus/Species: Ulmus americana
Method of obtaining height: Sighting along a 45 degree angle
Method of obtaining girth: Arm reaching
Location type: Park
Has existed at Exhibition Place for 100+ years. Survived Dutch Elm Disease.
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.