Tree notes

It is helpful if you submit a written description of the tree and site it is growing on.  Describe of any notable physical characteristics of the tree, such as a fire scar, insect or other damage, a pronounced lean, forked top, dead top, tree health or evidence of wildlife use such as nesting birds, etc. that are of interest and will help others identify the tree.  Describe the surrounding ecosystem, site conditions (slope, aspect), or share your story of how you discovered the tree, why you nominated it or who it is named after.

Tree species accepted into the Registry

When nominating a tree you will need to provide the name of the tree you are nominating.   See our “Links” page for on-line and printed tree identification resources.

Those in green have not yet been nominated!

Latin name Common name
Abies amabilis amabilis fir
Abies grandis grand fir
Abies lasiocarpa subalpine fir
Acer circinatum vine maple
Acer glabrum Douglas maple
Acer macrophyllum bigleaf maple
Alnus rubra red alder
Alnus tenuifolia mountain alder
Alnus viridis Sitka alder
Arbutus menziesii arbutus
Betula neoalaskana Alaska paper birch
Betula occidentalis water birch
Betula papyrifera paper birch
Xanthocyparis nootkatensis yellow-cedar
Cornus nuttallii Pacific dogwood
Corylus cornuta beaked hazelnut
Crataegus columbiana red hawthorn
Crataegus douglasii black hawthorn
Juniperus scopulorum Rocky Mountain juniper
Juniperus maritima seaside juniper
Larix laricina tamarack
Larix lyallii subalpine larch
Larix occidentalis western larch
Malus fusca Pacific crab apple
Picea engelmannii Engelmann spruce
Picea sitchensis Sitka spruce
Picea glauca white spruce
Picea mariana black spruce
Pinus albicaulis whitebark pine
Pinus banksiana jack pine
Pinus contorta var. latifolia lodgepole pine
Pinus contorta var. contorta shore pine
Pinus flexilis limber pine
Pinus monticola western white pine
Pinus ponderosa Ponderosa pine
Populus balsamifera balsam poplar
Populus trichocarpa black cottonwood
Populus tremuloides trembling aspen
Prunus emarginata bitter cherry
Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii coastal Douglas-fir
Prunus pensylvanica pin cherry
Prunus virginiana choke cherry
Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca interior (Rocky Mtn) Douglas-fir
Quercus garryana Garry oak
Rhamnus purshiana cascara
Salix bebbiana Bebbs willow
Salix discolor Pussy willow
Salix lucida shining willow
Salix scouleriana Scoulers willow
Thuja plicata western redcedar
Salix sitchensis Sitka willow
Salix amygdaloides peachleaf willow
Taxus brevifolia Pacific yew
Tsuga heterophylla western hemlock
Tsuga mertensiana mountain hemlock