Texas Champion Trees: Rocky Mountain Ponderosa Pine – Davis Mountains Preserve – 15 February 2010

Rocky Mountain Ponderosa Pine, aka Western Yellow Pine

Pinus ponderosa

Circumference: 134 inches

Height: 110 feet

Crown spread: 46 feet

This Rocky Mountain Ponderosa Pine located in the Nature Conservancy’s Davis Mountains Preserve of Far West Texas is believed to be the largest known example of its kind left standing in the Lone Star state. It was added to the Texas Big Tree Registry in 2006.

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San Solomon Springs, Balmorhea, TX — 30 Sept 2009

Mule Ears Spring – Big Bend National Park – 17 January 2010

Snow in the Davis Mountains Preserve – Jeff Davis County, Texas – 25 January 2010 – Part 1

Davis Mountains Preserve – Jeff Davis County, Texas – 24 October 2009 (Part 1)

Marfa, Texas – 10 January 2010

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