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Historical Trees on Campus

legacy trees that inspire & witness the advancement of knowledge

Florida State University – Tallahassee, Florida

southern live oak (Quercus virginiana)

Botanical Name: Quercus virginiana
Common Name: southern live oak
Trunk Diameter: 81 inches / 205 centimeters
Location on Campus: in front of Stozier Library, N 30° 26.562′, W 084° 17.715′
Note: Known as the James P. Love Oak, named for the FSU Farm and Dairy Operations manager from 1920-1958.  This oak pre-dates the university.
Photographer: Toshia D. Garnes
Date of Photograph: 16 January 2018

 

Plaque for southern live oak (Quercus virginiana)

Botanical Name: Quercus virginiana
Common Name: southern live oak
Location on Campus: in front of Stozier Library, N 30° 26.562′, W 084° 17.715′, at the base of the tree
Photographer: James A. Schrader
Date of Photograph: 16 January 2018

 

loblolly pine (Pinus taeda)

Botanical Name: Pinus taeda
Common Name: loblolly pine
Trunk Diameter: 44 inches / 111 centimeters
Location on Campus: N 30° 26.412′, W 084° 17.464′
Photographer: James A. Schrader
Date of Photograph: 16 January 2018

 

slash pines (Pinus elliottii)

Botanical Name: Pinus elliottii
Common Name: slash pine
Trunk Diameter of largest: 34 inches / 87 centimeters
Location on Campus: N 30° 26.464′, W 084° 17.590′
Photographer: James A. Schrader
Date of Photograph: 16 January 2018