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A Champion In Your Own Backyard

Champion trees are all around us.

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State Champion American Elm

Bellefontaine Cemetery holds three state champion trees

One of St. Louis’ most famous and historic cemeteries is also a noteworthy community forest.

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Champion Black Oak

Champion Black Oak

Doug Sikes of Morley receives a certificate from MDC Private Lands Conservationist Brad Pobst. Sikes’ black oak tree was recently certified as the largest known tree of its species in Missouri.

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Champion Tree List of Eligible Species

Think you have a champion tree? Look over this list of eligible tree species before you break out the measuring tape.

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John Milligan with plaque for state champion black maple tree

John Milligan with plaque for state champion black maple tree

John Milligan of rural Gilman City received a plaque from MDC for his champion black maple tree.

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State Champion Black Willow

MDC awards two new state champion trees in St. Louis area

A pair of local trees joins an elite list of Missouri’s finest specimens.

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Missouri Champion Northern Red Oak

Missouri Champion Northern Red Oak

This Missouri champion northern red oak measures 216 inches in circumference, stands 98 feet high and has an average crown spread of 74 feet. It is located on private property in Howard County.

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Use this form to nominate a tree to be a "Missouri Champion Tree."

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View a list of Missouri's current champion trees.

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