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By: Darvel L.
Location: Mt_tabor

This Douglas fir is the tallest tree in Mt. Tabor Park (by around 9 feet)! It is protected from the strongest winds, standing near the upper portion of a draw that drops down to the west. In fact, it is the tallest tree in the city between Forest P...
By: Darvel L.
Location: Mt_tabor

In this private yard stands one of the largest European beeches in the city, with a diameter at breast height of 4.5 ft. and a spread of about 70 ft. The present owner is selling his property but doesn't care what happens to the tree. A notorious d...
By: Darvel L.
Location: Mt_tabor

This is the tallest tree in Mt. Tabor Park (and the tallest tree in the city between Forest Park (Balch Cr.) and Powell Butte. It's healthy, growing rapidly, and the crown is intact--sheltered from the strongest winds, being located in the upper par...
By: Alec T.
Location: Mt_tabor

Tree 177.. is an Araucaria araucana, otherwise known as a Monkey Puzzle Tree. When I first moved to the neighborhood I strolled past this tree and was totally blown away. I'd never seen a tree like it! Turns out these are native to central and southe...
By: John K.
Location: Mt_tabor

this tree is a baddass...it's a giant sequoia...it's gotta be 100+ years old...12-15 feet DBH...it lives in a parking lot and I fear for it's survival...
By: Darvel L.
Location: Mt_tabor

Hi! I made a "typo" error in my story of the big Mt. Tabor Douglas fir. It's over 20 FEET in circumference (at average breast height), not 20 inches!
By: Canopy S.
Location: Mt Tabor

This big Douglas fir has always been my favorite Portland tree, since I first measured it a decade ago, determining it to be the largest (and maybe the oldest) Douglas fir in the park, and one of the city's largest. It stands on a steep SW-facing slo...
By: Robert B.
Location: Mt Tabor

big pine tree..host to grosbeaks and coopers hawks that swoop into my yard...
By: Robert B.
Location: Mt Tabor

this doug fir is in my neighbor's yard..when she was a young girl..a boy who was sweet on her..gave her this seedling..raccoons like it..
By: Canopy S.
Location: Mt Tabor

Heritage Tree 239 On December the 6th, the Urban Forestry Commission voted two trees to bring to you today, for heritage designation. Oh, yes. The first tree you are looking at is a digger pine, which now is known as a gray pine because in 1993, so...