Buckeye Tree - University Park, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member r.e.s.t.seekers
N 40° 48.004 W 077° 51.836
18T E 258397 N 4520510
Quick Description: This Buckeye tree, in the heart of Nittany Lion territory, is much taller than the average Buckeye tree.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 11/26/2021 5:18:56 AM
Waymark Code: WM15AWG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
Views: 4

Long Description:
This tree is exceptional for several reasons.

It is taller than the 40-60 feet average Buckeye tree, at 98 feet in 1991.

It has been allowed to maintain the low, sweeping branch structure rather than being pruned off of the ground.

It is further East of the normal growing range of Buckeye trees of Western Pennsylvania through Northeastern Texas.

Because of its size, stature, and form, it has been designated a Heritage Tree and extra care is given to its welfare.

This tree is found off of Curtin Road, near the Armsby Building. Access is available at all times. Parking is available in several decks around campus. Walking time depends on which deck was chosen. East Deck, behind the Creamery is probably the closest.
Genus/Species: Ohio Buckeye

Height: 98

Girth: 10

Method of obtaining height: Reliable source

Method of obtaining girth: Arm reaching

Location type: Other public property

Website reference: [Web Link]

Age: Not Listed

Historical significance: Not listed

Planter: Not listed

Parking coordinates: Not Listed

Walk time: Not Listed

Photograpy coordinates: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
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The required photograph does not need to show the entire tree, but the individual tree must be recognizable.
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