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Historical Trees on Campus

legacy trees that inspire & witness the advancement of knowledge

University of Illinois – Champaign, Illinois

sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)

Botanical Name: Platanus occidentalis
Common Name: sycamore
Trunk Diameter: 53 inches / 135 centimeters
Location on Campus: between undergrad and main libraries
Photographer: William R. Graves
Date of Photograph: 9 May 2012

 

  osage orange (Maclura pomifera)

Botanical Name: Quercus bicolor
Common Name: osage orange
Trunk Diameter: 42 inches / 108 centimeters
Location on Campus:
Photographer: William R. Graves
Date of Photograph: 9 May 2012

 

bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa)

Botanical Name: Quercus macrocarpa
Common Name: Bur oak
Trunk Diameter: 52 inches / 131 centimeters
Location on Campus:
Photographer: William R. Graves
Date of Photograph: 9 May 2012

 

red oak (Quercus rubra)

Botanical Name: Quercus rubra
Common Name: red oak
Trunk Diameter: 45 inches / 115 centimeters
Location on Campus:
Photographer: William R. Graves
Date of Photograph: 9 May 2012