St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Missouri State Champion Tree
described below is the largest
known tree of its species in the
state of Missouri recorded by
Missouri Department of Conservation
Species: Ulmus americana
Owner: Bellefontaine Cemetery
Nominator: Margaret McCall
Measured by: Perry Eckhardt & Mark Grueber
Date Measured: July 2, 2010
Circumference: 191 inches
Height: 102 feet
Spread: 122 feet
Score: 324 points
County: St. Louis City
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Erected 2010 by Missouri Department of Conservation, Missouri Botanical Garden, and Gamma Tree Experts.
Location. 38° 41.245′ N, 90° 13.564′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Click for map. Monument is in Bellefontaine Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4947 West Florissant Avenue, Saint Louis MO 63115, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert A. Barnes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Presley and Amelia Cordell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Thomas Hart Benton (approx. half a mile away); James MacCash (approx. half a mile away); Charles Galloway (approx. half a mile away); Charlotte Taylor Blow Charless (approx. half a mile away); Rev. John R. Anderson (approx. 0.6 miles away); John B. Meachum (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Louis.
Also see . . .
1. USDA American Elm Plant Profile. (Submitted on December 28, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Missouri Botanical Garden Treemendous. (Submitted on December 28, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis MO. (Submitted on December 28, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Horticulture & Forestry •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 477 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. 4. submitted on , by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.