Henry Foundation, Gladwyne, PA  

TOPIC: measuring trip to the Henry Foundation

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Date: Fri, Nov 7 2008 6:21 pm
From: pabigtrees


Revisited the Henry Foundation in Gladwyne Pa Montgomery Co. the other
day to try and ID an oak that I submitted to the National Champion
Tree Program as a Mohr Oak, but it was contested. Turns out they were
right. I believe the tree is a Bastard White oak, Quercus austrina,
but we are still unsure...no acorns found.

supposed Q. austrina
4.7 x 37.8 x 33 for 102 points State Champ (SC)

Crataegus spathulata Littlehip Hawthorn
2.5 x 17.3 x 21 for 52 points SC

Unk Crataegus checking records to figure out
5.2 x 36.7 x 39 for 109 points

Carya ovalis Red Hickory
10.7 x 98.9 x 63 for 232 points SC

Quercus ilicifolia Bear Oak
1.5 x 16.7 x 21 for 40 points SC

Stewartia monadelpha Tall Stewartia (not native)
3.1 x 41.4 x 27 for 85 points SC

Bumelia lycioides Buckthorn bumelia
1.4 x 23.5 x 18 for 45 points SC

Torreya taxifolia Stinking Cedar rare and endangered. Two males on
2.5 x 38.2 x 18 for 73 points SC possible NC due to date

Cupressus arizonica Arizona Cypress
5.0 x 66.4 x 10 for 129 points SC

Symplocos tinctoria Horse sugar
3.0 x 32.0 x 36 for 77 points SC possible NC

Cornus florida Dogwood
4.4 x 33.8 x 36 for 96 points

Acer leucoderme Chalk Maple
5.2 x 62.4 x 45 for 135 points SC possible NC

Magnolia frasieri Fraser Magnolia
5.5 x 73.6 x 39 for 150 points SC

Kalmia latifolia Mountain laurel
2.5 x 18.7 x 21 measured at 2' for 54 points SC

Franklinia alatamaha Franklin Tree
2.55 x 24.0 x 11 for 58 points

Quercus pungens var. pungens Sandpaper Oak
1.4 x 19.3 x 18 for 41 points SC possible NC

Also measured a Giant Sequoia on the way homein Marple, Delaware co.

13.3 x 64.2 x 33 for 232 points 3rd place in state

Thanks for your attention and replies.

Scott Wade

TOPIC: measuring trip to the Henry Foundation

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Date: Wed, Nov 26 2008 6:08 pm
From: "Jess Riddle"


Impressive collection of measurements. I assume all of these trees
are open grown, and single stem. I will need to add several of the
trees to the ENTS maximum dimension list. The tree that especially
catches my eye is the chalk maple. I've seen some large ones but
nothing like that. You've probably are done this, but have you
checked to make sure its not a Florida maple (Acer barbatum)?

Nice finds,