:::: MENU ::::

Historical Trees on Campus

legacy trees that inspire & witness the advancement of knowledge

University of Memphis – Memphis, Tennessee

southern red oak (Quercus falcata)

Botanical Name: Quercus falcata
Common Name: southern red oak
Trunk Diameter: 59 inches / 150 centimeters
Location on Campus: N 35° 07.123′, W 089° 56.058′
Photographer: James A. Schrader
Date of Photograph: 14 January 2018

 

loblolly pine grove (Pinus taeda)

Botanical Name: Pinus taeda
Common Name: loblolly pine
Trunk Diameter of two largest: 33 inches / 84 centimeters
Note: 27 trees total
Location on Campus: N 35° 07.193′, W 089° 56.061′
Photographer: James A. Schrader
Date of Photograph: 14 January 2018

 

American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)

Botanical Name: Platanus occidentalis
Common Name: American sycamore
Trunk Diameter: 36 inches / 92 centimeters
Location on Campus: N 35° 07.161′, W 089° 56.067′
Photographer: James A. Schrader
Date of Photograph: 14 January 2018