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Historical Trees on Campus

legacy trees that inspire & witness the advancement of knowledge

Washington State University – Pullman, Washington

blue spruce (Picea pungens)

WSU Picea pungens between Heald + Abselson Botanical Name: Picea pungens
Common Name: blue spruce
Trunk Diameter:  25 inches / 63 centimeters
Location on Campus: between Heald Hall and Abselson Hall
Photographer: William R. Graves
Date of Photograph:  July 17, 2017

 

Lowell elm, American elm (Ulmus americana)

WSU 231_ Lowell Elm W Bryan Hall Botanical Name: Ulmus americana
Common Name: American elm
Trunk Diameter: 74 inches / 187 centimeters
Location on Campus: West of Bryan Hall
Photographer: William R. Graves
Date of Photograph:  July 17, 2017

 

Plaque for Lowell elm

WSU Lowell elm plaque at base of trunk Plaque at base of Lowell elm pictured above
Location on Campus: West of Bryan Hall
Photographer: William R. Graves
Date of Photograph:  July 17, 2017

 

silver maple (Acer saccharinum)

WSU 186_ silver maple S of Union at W end of Union SE Terrell Library measured below low stump Botanical Name: Acer saccharinum
Common Name: silver maple
Trunk Diameter: 59 inches / 150 centimeters
Location on Campus: South of Union at west end of Union, Southeast of Terrell Library
Photographer: William R. Graves
Date of Photograph:  July 17, 2017