Forestry

Protecting Arkansas’s forests, and those who enjoy them, from wildland fire and natural hazards while promoting rural and urban forest health, stewardship, development, and conservation for all generations of Arkansans

Mountain Silverbell (Halesia tetraptera)

Mountain Silverbell (Native)

Owner: U.S. Forest Service

Address: 1523 Hwy 270E Mount Ida, AR 71957

County: Polk

Property: Public

Circumference: 46"

Crown width: 40'

Height: 67'

Bigness Index: 123

(Bigness Index = trunk circ. + height + 25% crown width)

Location:  Park at the Forest Service road and hike up the old logging road, follow the road until you get close to GPS coordinates and hike through the woods until you reach the tree. The total hike is close to ½ mile from the Forest Service Road.

GPS Coordinates: (34.37651,-93.97404)

Mountain Silverbell Arkansas Champion Tree Nomination Form

In the case of private property, please contact the Polk County Forestry Division Crew to ensure viewing is permitted, and to schedule a showing.

The mission of the Forestry Division is to protect Arkansas’s forests, and those who enjoy them, from wildland fire and natural hazards while promoting rural and urban forest health, stewardship, development and conservation for all generations of Arkansans.

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