Cottonwood

Tree Description:

0-001   A giant native cottonwood (Populus deltoides) nearly 100′ tall and more than 23′ in circumference can be seen here, with interesting burl formations – it is thought to be the largest tree in Springfield and is being protected with structural cabling to help it withstand unusually severe storms.

Location:

39.824683 N, 89.659263 W

Map:

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Articles:

Historic tree gets help to weather future storms

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