Nebraska Champion Tree Register

Nebraska Native? Common Name Scientific Name Circumference (feet) Height (feet) Average Spread (feet) Total Points Date Nominated Date Measured Location
Arborvitae, American Thuja occidentalis 8.83 25 31 138 2002 2002 Nemaha Cemetery, Nemaha
Ash, Blue Fraxinus quadrangulata 11.17 73 74 226 2002 2002 403 South 9th St., Nebraska City
Ash, Green Fraxinus pennsylvanica 16.58 93 84 313 1986 2000 3 N of Ponca on Hwy. 12
Ash, White Fraxinus americana 14.00 68 61 251.25 4/20/2006 10/17/2006 Youth Rehabilitation & Treatment Center, Geneva
Aspen, Quaking Populus tremuloides 4.50 60 30 121 2000 2000 Near South Sioux City
Baldcypress Taxodium distichum 13.00 56 57.75 226 2000 2000 University of Nebraska-Lincoln, North end of Maxwell Arboretum
Birch, European White Betula pendula 6.25 45 42 130 2002 2002 409 Lambrecht St, Beemer
Birch, Paper Betula papyrifera 4.17 45 32 103 6/14/2006 6/14/2006 4 miles south and 2 miles west of Sparks. 100' east of MacAllister trailhead.
Birch, River Betula nigra 6.00 62 53 147 2002 2002 3401 Pershing, Lincoln
Boxelder Acer negundo 12.92 57 48 224 1997 1999 4 miles North of Long Pine
Buckeye, Ohio Aesculus glabra 11.5 52.5 56 205 2017 2017 Gretna
Butternut (1) Juglans cinerea 5.42 56 40 130 2002 2002 Gilman Park (SE of pool), Pierce?
Butternut (2) Juglans cinerea 4.67 61 44 123 2005 2005 Steamboat Trace Trail
Catalpa, Northern Catalpa speciosa 16.8 94.5 74 313 2012 2013 7301 Maple St. Omaha
Cherry, Black Prunus serotina 10.17 62 57 198 2001 2002 Honey Creek School 1 mile south and 1 miles east of Peru
Chestnut, American Castanea dentata 12.33 80 60 243 2000 2000 Chestnut Grove, Arbor Lodge State Park, Nebraska City
Chokecherry Prunus virginiana 4.42 45 20 103 2003 2003 St. John?s Catholic Church, 371 Skyway Dr., Lincoln
Coffeetree, Kentucky Gymnocladus dioicus 10.75 68 72.5 215 1986 1986 9 miles south and 1 mile west of Leigh
*Cottonwood, Eastern Populus deltoides 36.75 88 108 565 2013 2013 10 miles northeast of Beatrice
Crab Apple (1) Malus spp 7.58 57 55 162 2000 2000 Metro Community College ? Fort Omaha, West of Bldg 10, east side of parking lot
Crab Apple (2) Malus spp 8.92 40 52 160 2000 1999 13th & N. St., Auburn
Elm, American Ulmus americana 17.00 98 82 322 2000 2000 618 north 6th St., Nebraska City
Elm, Rock Ulmus thomasii 5.08 53 54 128 2001 2002 Ponca State Park
Elm, Siberian (1) Ulmus pumila 17.00 88 66 310 2003 2003 University of Nebraska, 40th and Holdredge, Lincoln
Elm, Siberian (2) Ulmus pumila 16.75 89 74 309 2000 2000 6 miles west & 0.75 miles North of Morse Bluff
Elm, Slippery or Red Ulmus rubra 17.00 87 73 309 2003 2003 415 West 2nd St., Wayne
Fir, Concolor (white) (1) Abies concolor 9.50 61 35 184 2003 2004 6100 Northern Hills Dr, Omaha
Fir, Concolor (white) (2) Abies concolor 11.08 40 40 183 1985 1999 4.5 miles east and 4.75 miles north Falls City
Fir, Douglas Pseudotsugo menziesii 9.50 65 46 190 1995 2000 Arbor Lodge State Park, Nebraska City
Ginkgo (1) Ginkgo biloba 12.33 52 63 215 1981 1999 Raymond Yost property, Nebraska City
Ginkgo (2) Ginkgo biloba 10.75 70 50 212 2000 2000 Joslyn Castle, 3902 Davenport St., Omaha
Goldenraintree Koelreuteria paniculata 6.95 29 47 134.15 2017 2017 523 North 4th, Beatrice
Hackberry (1) Celtis occidentalis 13.83 90 65 272 2016 2016 213 N. East Street Ponca, NE 68770
Hackberry (2) Celtis occidentalis 13.08 90 86 269 6/23/2004 6/23/2004 Four miles east of Talmage
Hackberry (3) Celtis occidentalis 15.00 63 81 263.25 4/25/2005 8/1/2005 Half mile north and 5.75 miles east of Tekamah
Hawthorns Crataegus spp 3.30 28 36 77 2002 2002 Gary Johnson, 2 miles south and west of Beemer
Hickory, Bitternut Carya cordiformis 9.83 89 68 224 1995 2000 Wyuka Cemetery, Nebraska City
Hickory, Shagbark Carya ovata 7.58 95 56 200 2005 2005 35-8-14 (NE 0.25 and N 0.5 of SE 0.25, Nebraska City )
Honeylocust Gleditsia triacanthos 14.50 85 63 275 2002 2002 3256 Holdrege St, Lincoln
Hophornbeam, Eastern Ostrya virginiana 4.00 41 36 98 2000 2000 1 mile south, 3 miles east of Wymore
Horsechestnut Aesculus hippocastanum 9.25 59 36 179 1987 2000 731 N. Main Street, West Point
Juniper, Rocky Mountain Juniperus scopulorum 13.08 28 31.5 192 1994 2000 Buffalo Creek Wildlife Management Area near Minatare
Larches Larix spp 8.58 58 60 176 1981 1999 Miller Park, Omaha
Linden, American Tilia americana 20.75 55 73 322 2002 2002 Boone Central School, Albion
Locust, Black Robinia pseudoacacia 15.2 77 80 292 2014 2014 2121 West Louise St., Grand Island
Magnolia, Saucer Magnolia x soulangiana 8.08 37 52 108 2016 2016 Falls City
Maple, Amur (1) Acer ginnala 3.42 29 24 87 2005 2005 1520 15th St., Auburn
Maple, Amur (2) Acer ginnala 3.30 15 26 62 2002 2002 Gilman Park, Pierce
Maple, Norway Acer platanoides 12.50 70 77 239 2002 2002 1565 South St., Blair
Maple, Red Acer rubrum 8.67 75 60 194 2002 2002 Arbor Lodge, Nebraska City
Maple, Rocky Mountain Acer glabrum 1.33 16 23.5 38 1998 1998 Seven miles north and 13 miles east of Harrison
Maple, Silver Acer saccharinum 24.5 120 120 438.5 2017 2017 Chautauqua Park (North of Grable), Beatrice
Maple, Sugar Acer saccharum 12.08 56 77 220 2001 2002 703 14th St., Auburn
Mulberry, Red or White Morus rubra; M. alba 21.92 49 76 331 1978 2000 Oak Leaf Farm, 2 miles North & 3 miles East of Wahoo
Oak, Black Quercus velutina 16.75 82 72 301 1980 2000 1.25 miles west and 0.5 mile south of Barada
Oak, Bur Quercus macrocarpa 18.7 84 94 331.65 2016 2016 Peru
Oak, Chinkapin Quercus muehlenbergii 13.08 70 67 244 2000 2000 South of Nebraska City
*Oak, Dwarf Chinkapin Quercus prinoides 3.25 25 20 69 2001 2001 2 miles south and 1 mile west of Salem
Oak, English Quercus robur 12.42 55 50 267 1985 1999 Joslyn Castle, 3902 Davenport St., Omaha
Oak, Northern Red (1) Quercus rubra 15.42 85 80 290 1982 2000 1445 North Nye St., Fremont
Oak, Northern Red (2) Quercus rubra 15.50 80 87 288 2002 2002 NW Corner of 34th and Starr, Lincoln
Oak, Pin Quercus palustris 15.17 80 85 283 2002 2002 5647 Florence Blvd., Omaha
Oak, Shingle Quercus imbricaria 7.17 62 48 161 2004 2005 East of Cather Pound Hall, 17th St.(UNL City Campus, Lincoln)
Oak, Swamp White Quercus bicolor 13 68 97 249 2014 2014 Elmwood Park, Omaha
Oak, White Quercus alba 11.25 59 72 212 1995 1999 212 Chestnut St., Johnson
Osage Orange Maclura pomifera 17.50 57 76 286 2003 2003 4.75 miles SE and 0.75 mile E of the sawmill on the East edge of Table Rock
Pagoda Tree, Japanese Sophora japonica 9.83 79 39 207 2000 2000 Arbor Lodge State Park, Nebraska City
Pawpaw Asimina triloba 2.0 35 15 63 2012 2013 6 miles north of Peru, on the Steamboat Trace Trail
Pear, Ornamental Pyrus calleryana 8.33 42 36 151 2003 2005 Valparaiso
Pecan Carya illinoensis 9.33 98 92 233 2005 8/1/2006 1 block south of Bungee Grain Elevator, Brownville
Pine, Austrian (1) Pinus nigra 9.75 65 53 195 1995 2000 1616 First Corso, Nebraska City
Pine, Eastern White Pinus strobus 11.33 80 72 233 1995 1999 West 21st St. and NE 8, Steele Cemetery west of Falls City
Pine, Jack (1) Pinus banksiana 4.92 72 24 137 2005 2005 NE corner of Oak Bowl, Peru - Tree 1
Pine, Jack (2) Pinus banksiana 4.83 72 24 136 2005 2005 NE corner of Oak Bowl, Peru - Tree 2
Pine, Jack (3) Pinus banksiana 5.42 64 24 135 2005 2005 NE corner of Oak Bowl, Peru - Tree 3
Pine, Limber Pinus flexilis 6.00 62 42 145 2002 2002 Kimball City Park, Kimball
Pine, Pinyon Pinus cembroides 2.50 25 16 59 2005 2005 1313 Cedar, Sidney
Pine, Ponderosa Pinus ponderosa 11.20 105.5 43 2015 2015 Gilbert Baker Wildlife Management
NOMINATIONS NEEDED Pine, Scotch Pinus sylvestris
Poplar, White (silver) Populus alba 16.42 115 89 334 1981 2002 423 West 11th St, Fremont
Redbud, Eastern Cercis canadensis 5.75 32 34 110 2001 2002 300 California, Peru
Redcedar, Eastern Juniperus virginiana 9.08 71 34 189 1996 2000 Peru, NE from Julian Corner, Hwy 75, 1 mile North to Road "R", 2 miles East
Russian Olive Elaeagnus angustifolia 11.00 49 40 191 2002 2002 Hairpin River Ranch (6.5 miles west of Marsland)
Spruce, Colorado Blue Picea pungens 10.00 63 45 201.25 2016 2016 Deans Green, 10th and Main St. Chadron State College, Chadron
Spruce, Norway Picea abies 12.25 79 55 240 1998 2000 Nebraska Masonic Home, 14th Street and Ave C., Plattsmouth
Spruce, White Picea glauca 7.83 71 35 173.75 2016 2016 Chadron State College
Sweetgum Liquidambar styraciflua 5.33 74 31 146 1995 2000 Arbor Lodge State Park, Nebraska City
Sycamore, American Platanus occidentalis 18.08 88 112 333 1980 1999 1 mile west and 0.25 South of Brownville
Tree of Heaven Ailanthus altissima 16.25 55 54.5 267 2004 2005 Henry Doorly Zoo, NW of the Pachyderm Exhibit, Omaha
Walnut, Black Juglans nigra 18 101 97 341 2014 2014 Arbor Lodge State Historical Park and Arboretum, Nebraska City
Willow, Black Salix nigra 12.83 74 74 247 1988 2000 4 miles North on 513 Ave, 20 miles East of O'Neill on Co. Rd. 59, South side bridge along Verdigre Creek
Willow, Weeping Salix babylonica 17.17 97 58 317.5 1988 1999 San Francisco Golf, 1st driveway on the west side of Hwy 183, South of Niobrara River
Yellow-Poplar (tulip tree) (1) Liriodendron tulipifera 12.50 59 73 227 1991 2000 404 North Osborn Street, Oakland
Yellow-Poplar (tulip tree) (2) Liridendron tulipifera 10.50 84 54 223 2002 2002 Arbor Lodge, Nebraska City
PENDING CHAMPION Yellow-Poplar (tulip tree) (3) Liridendron tulipifera 10.9 50.25 94 237 2016 2016 Omaha