Trees in Dallas County.

Dallas


Texas Discovery Gardens Cottonwood

This majestic cottonwood, standing more than 70 feet tall with a circumference of more than 12 feet, stood at the center of the Texas Discovery Gardens at Fair Park for more than 70 years. It was admired for its towering beauty for decades, provid...Read More

County : Dallas 
Category : Historic and Heritage Trees 

Adamson High School Red Oak

The Conservation Committee of the Nancy Horton Davis National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) nominated the Adamson High Red Oak for historic status in 2004.  According to their nomination, the tree is believed to have sprout...Read More

County : Dallas 
Category : Historic and Heritage Trees 

Great Trinity Forest Bur Oak

June 10, 1996 was a historic day for the Dallas Historic Tree Coalition.  Not far from the banks of the Trinity River and within shouting distance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard Bridge, Coalition members and guests gathered to recognize...Read More

County : Dallas 
Category : Historic and Heritage Trees 

The Wisdom Tree

 

At the time of its nomination and dedication in 2004, the Wisdom Pecan measured 54 feet high with a canopy of 70 feet at its widest and 60 feet at its narrowest, and it had a trunk circumference of 8 feet.

The tree still stand...Read More

County : Dallas 
Category : Historic and Heritage Trees 
Incense Cedar

The Garland Memorial Cemetery Incense Cedar

 

This towering California Incense Cedar is native to the Pacific Northwest.  The tree is not a true Cedar but belongs to the Cypress family and is also referred to as a False Cedar.  It was named State Champion in 1998 by the Texas ...Read More

County : Dallas 
Category : Historic and Heritage Trees 

Post Oak Grove at Pioneer Park

 

This grove of 40 stately trees is an urban remnant of Post Oak forest that stretches from Oklahoma into sections of the Metroplex.  The trees, which shade the graves of Dallas’ most recognizable names, are some of the oldest in th...Read More

County : Dallas 
Category : Historic and Heritage Trees 
Garland Red Oak 1

The Garland Memorial Cemetery Red Oak

 

About 100 feet from the Champion Incense Cedar tree in Garland Memorial Park along South Garland Avenue once stood the majestic State Champion Shumard Red Oak. This oak was recognized in 1999 by the Texas Forest Service as the larges...Read More

County : Dallas 
Category : Historic and Heritage Trees