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

Water Tupelo (Nyssa aquatica)

Water Tupelo (Native) 

Owner: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

Address: Hurricane Lake Wildlife Management Area

County: White

Property: Public

Circumference: 425"

Crown width: 94'

Height:127'

Bigness Index: 576

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

Water Tupelo Arkansas Champion Nomination Form

Location:  (35.23333,-91.40554) This tree grows in dense forest that is often flooded and is very difficult to find.

In the case of private property, please contact the  White 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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