Thursday, June 12, 2008

Yeah, We Have the Largest Shagbark Hickory (Sort Of)

According to my 2008 edition of the Maine Forest Service's Forest Trees of Maine, Westbrook possesses the largest shagbark hickory (Carya ovata) in the state. With a circumference of 133", a height of 72', and a crown spread of 58', the Paper City's shagbark hickory is actually tied with a similar tree in Falmouth.

Anyway, a complimentary breakfast at Guidi's Diner to the person who knows where the aforementioned shagbark hickory (typing it is almost as fun as saying it) is located.

- John C.L. Morgan


Jim Milan said...

The Shagbark hickory that you are writing about is on east Bridge rd

Jim Milan said...

I will take you up on your offer if you have not already found out where it is :)