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Historical Trees on Campus

legacy trees that inspire & witness the advancement of knowledge

Colorado State University – Fort Collins, Colorado

bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa)

CSU124" Bur Oak near Occupational Therapy Annex Botanical Name: Quercus macrocarpa
Common Name: bur oak
Trunk Diameter: 39 inches / 100 centimeters
Location on Campus: near Occupational Therapy Annex
Photographer: William R. Graves
Date of Photograph: July 4, 2017

 

American elm (Ulmus americana)

CSU 179.5" Amer Elm on Oval Botanical Name: Ulmus americana
Common Name: American elm
Trunk Diameter: 57 inches / 145 centimeters
Location on Campus: on Oval
Photographer: William R. Graves
Date of Photograph: July 4, 2017

 

hackberry (Celtis occidentalis)

CSU 143.5" Hackberry at Spruce Hall Botanical Name: Celtis occidentalis
Common Name: hackberry
Trunk Diameter: 46 inches / 116 centimeters
Location on Campus: by Spruce Hall
Photographer: William R. Graves
Date of Photograph: July 4, 2017

 

horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum)

CSU 106" Horsechestnut Arts Center Botanical Name: Aesculus hippocastanum
Common Name: horse chestnut
Trunk Diameter: 34 inches / 86 centimeters
Location on Campus: by Arts Center
Photographer: William R. Graves
Date of Photograph: July 4, 2017