TREASURE TREES

#048 Umbrella Magnolia (Magnolia tripetala)

This Umbrella Magnolia was once named state champion, or the largest known specimen in the state, in 1991. It has since been removed. The condition is not known at this time. This treasure tree is located on private property with 5 other treasure trees: #038, #042, #046, #049, and #067.

Statistics (1992)

  • Circumference (In.): 67"
  • Height (Ft.): 54'
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 40'
  • Total Points: 131

More Information

  • Nominated By: Bill Logan
  • Year Added: 1992
  • Owned By: Wesley and Anne Smith
  • Current condition: Unknown
  • Neighborhood: Plaza Midwood
  • Property Type: Private Home
  • Nearest Address: Private Property
  • Ecological Value: The Umbrella Magnolia is known for having large leaves. Although smaller than the Bigleaf Magnolia (#043 and #049), its leaves still range from 12-24 inches in length. This is an understory tree native to the Appalachian and Blue Ridge mountains, from the Southeast to Pennsylvania.
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