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Historical Trees on Campus

legacy trees that inspire & witness the advancement of knowledge

Brigham Young University – Provo, Utah

bald cypress group (Taxodium distichum)

Botanical Name: Taxodium distichum
Common Name: bald cypress
Trunk Diameter of largest: 28 inches / 70 centimeters
Location on Campus:  Several around Botany Pond (Duck Pond), GPS:  40° 14.669′ N, 111° 39.069′ W
Note: State Heritage Trees
Photographer: James A. Schrader
Date of Photograph: 19 May 2018

 

incense cedar (Calocedrus decurrens)

Botanical Name: Calocedrus decurrens
Common Name: incense cedar
Trunk Diameter: 29 inches / 75 centimeters
Location on Campus: Northwest of the Botany Pond (Duck Pond), GPS: 40° 14.679′ N, 111° 39.081′ W
Photographer: James A. Schrader
Date of Photograph: 19 May 2018

 

Fremont cottonwood (Populus fremontii)

Botanical Name: Populus fremontii
Common Name: Fremont cottonwood
Trunk Diameter: 159 inches / 404 centimeters
Location on Campus: GPS: 40° 14.831′ N, 111° 39.184′ W
Note: State Heritage Tree
Photographer: Toshia D. Garnes
Date of Photograph: 19 May 2018