A 200ft (61m) Douglas fir, in Cragside, Northumberland, holds the title of the tallest non-native species in Britain. At the time of the study, the country’s tallest tree was a fittingly-named grand fir located beside Loch Fyne in Argyll. Europe's tallest trees are over 20 stories high but are all non-native species from wilder parts of the world. )Acca sellowianea (A. sellowianea)Acer buergerianum (Trident maple)Acer campestre (Field maple)Acer capillipes (Kyushu maple)Acer cappadocicum (Cappadocian maple)Acer cissifolium (Vine-leafed maple)Acer davidii (Père David's maple)Acer griseum (Paperbark maple)Acer heldreichii (A. heldreichii)Acer hyrcanum (Balkan maple)Acer lobelii (Lobel's maple)Acer macrophyllum (Bigleaf maple)Acer maximowiczianum (Nikko maple)Acer monspessulanum (Montpellier maple)Acer negundo (Ashleaf maple)Acer obtusatum (Bosnian maple)Acer opalus (Italian maple)Acer palmatum (Japanese maple)Acer pensylvanicum (Striped maple)Acer pictum (A. pictum)Acer platanoides (Norway maple)Acer pseudoplatanus (Sycamore maple)Acer rubrum (Red maple)Acer rufinerve (Redvein maple)Acer saccharinum (Silver maple)Acer saccharum (Sugar maple)Acer semenowii (A. semenowii)Acer sempervirens (Cretan maple)Acer sp. All rights reserved. (Populus sp. “It’s also strange and fascinating that this one beech, which must have very good genes, has managed to grow so much taller than all of its rivals in the same conditions.”. 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(Acacia sp. ? × audleyensis)Quercus × avellaniformis (Q. A beech tree standing 144 feet (44 metres) high has been declared the tallest native tree in Britain. It was planted in the 1870s and now stands at a proud 211ft (64.3m). The tree is a rare Flower of Kent variety, which produces cooking apples, and it fell over in 1820. ‘Native’ means that these trees are ‘at home’ in Britain: they’ve grown here for thousands of years! This is a durable tree which can grow anywhere. )Acer tataricum (Tatar maple)Acer trautvetteri (Caucasian maple)Acer velutinum (Velvet maple)Acer × freemanii (Freeman's maple)Acer × verhaegheanum (A. Wood anemones, nettle leaf bellflower and bluebells are opening across Newtimber Woods.”. Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) said a Douglas fir in Reelig Glen, near Inverness, was now Britain's tallest tree at 217.10ft (66.4m). (Acer sp. The discovery of a new record for the tallest native tree title was made by Owen Johnson, the honourable registrar for the Tree Register, a charity which holds records of more than 200,000 exceptional trees in Britain and Ireland. × sinensis)Juniperus californica (J. californica)Juniperus cedrus (Canary Islands juniper)Juniperus chinensis (Chinese juniper)Juniperus communis (Common juniper)Juniperus deppeana (Alligator juniper)Juniperus drupacea (Syrian juniper)Juniperus excelsa (Greek juniper)Juniperus occidentalis (Western juniper)Juniperus osteosperma (Utah juniper)Juniperus oxycedrus (Prickly juniper)Juniperus phoenicea (Phoenicean juniper)Juniperus recurva (Drooping juniper)Juniperus sabina (Savin juniper)Juniperus scopulorum (Rocky Mountain juniper)Juniperus thurifera (Spanish juniper)Juniperus virginiana (Eastern redcedar)Juniperus × media (J. )Salix × chrysocoma (S. chrysocoma)Salix × pendulina (Wisconsin weeping willow)Salix × reichardtii (S. × reichardtii)Salix × sepulcralis (Weeping willow)Sambucus nigra (Elder)Sambucus palmensis (S. palmensis)Sassafras albidum (Sassafras)Saxegothaea conspicua (Prince Albert's yew)Schefflera actinophylla (S. actinophylla)Schima khasiana (Khasi schima)Schinus molle (Peruvian pepper tree)Schinus polygamus (S. polygamus)Schinus terebinthifolius (S. terebinthifolius)Schotia brachypetala (S. brachypetala)Sciadopitys verticillata (Japanese Umbrella-pine)Sclerocarya birrea (Marula)Sequoia sempervirens (Coast redwood)Sequoiadendron giganteum (Giant sequoia)Serianthes nelsonii (S. nelsonii)Shorea faguetiana (Yellow meranti)Sideroxylon inerme (White milkwood)Sloanea caribaea (Acomat boucan)Sorbopyrus auricularis (S. auricularis)Sorbus aria (Common whitebeam)Sorbus aucuparia (European rowan)Sorbus domestica (True service tree)Sorbus intermedia (Swedish whitebeam)Sorbus latifolia (Service tree of Fontainebleau)Sorbus torminalis (Wild service tree)Sorbus × thuringiaca (S. × thuringgiaca)Spathodea campanulata (S. campanulata)Spirostachys africana (Tamboti)Sterculia striata (S. striata)Stranvaesia nussia (S. nussia)Strelitzia nicolai (S. nicolai)Styphnolobium japonicum (Pagoda tree)Swietenia mahagoni (West Indian mahogany)Syagrus coronata (S. coronata)Syagrus flexuosa (S. flexuosa)Syagrus romanzoffiana (S. romanzoffiana)Syncarpia glomulifera (S. glomulifera)Syringa reticulata (S. reticulata)Syringa vulgaris (S. vulgaris)Syzygium jambos (S. jambos)Syzygium malaccense (S. malaccense)Tabebuia rosea (Pink poui)Taiwania cryptomerioides (Taiwania)Tamarindus indica (Tamarind)Tamarix africana (T. africana)Tamarix aphylla (T. aphylla)Tamarix gallica (French tamarisk)Tamarix ramosissima (Pink tamarisk)Tamarix senegalensis (T. senegalensis)Taxodium distichum (Bald cypress)Taxodium distichum imbricatum (Pond cypress)Taxodium mucronatum (Montezuma cypress)Taxus baccata (Yew)Taxus brevifolia (T. brevifolia)Terminalia catappa (Bengal almond)Tetradium daniellii (Bee-bee tree)Tetrameles nudiflora (T. nudiflora)Tetrapanax papyrifer (Rice-paper plant)Thuja koraiensis (T. koraiensis)Thuja occidentalis (Northern whitecedar)Thuja plicata (Western redcedar)Thuja standishii (Japanese thuja)Thujopsis dolabrata (Asunaro tree)Tilia americana (American linden)Tilia cordata (Small-leaved lime)Tilia dasystyla (Caucasian lime)Tilia henryana (T. henryana)Tilia miqueliana (Miquel's lime)Tilia mongolica (Mongolian lime)Tilia platyphyllos (Large-leaved lime)Tilia sp. That made this tree both the tallest native hardwood in N. America and the tallest tree (both hardwood and "softwood") in the eastern U.S. reply; Submitted by admin on October 28, 2012 - 9:50pm. × fortunei)Ostrya carpinifolia (Hop hornbeam)Pachycereus pringlei (P. pringlei)Pandanus utilis (P. utilis)Parinari excelsa (Guinea plum)Parkia biglobosa (Néré tree)Parkinsonia aculeata (P. aculeata)Parrotia persica (Persian ironwood tree)Paulownia tomentosa (Empress tree)Persea americana (Avocado)Persea indica (P. indica)Petersianthus quadrialatus (P. quadrialatus)Peumus boldus (Boldo tree)Phellodendron amurense (Amur cork tree)Phellodendron chinense (P. chinense)Phellodendron japonicum (Cork tree)Philadelphus coronarius (Sweet mock-orange)Phillyrea angustifolia (P. angustifolia)Phillyrea latifolia (Mock privet)Phoenix acaulis (P. acaulis)Phoenix canariensis (Canary Island date palm)Phoenix dactylifera (Date palm)Phoenix reclinata (P. reclinata)Phoenix roebelenii (P. roebelenii)Photinia davidiana (P. davidiana)Photinia nussia (P. nussia)Photinia serratifolia (Chinese photinia)Phyllostachys aureosulcata (P. aureosulcata)Phytolacca dioica (Ombú)Picconia excelsior (P. excelsior)Picea abies (Norway spruce)Picea asperata (Dragon spruce)Picea brachytyla (Sargent spruce)Picea breweriana (Brewer's weeping spruce)Picea engelmannii (Engelmann spruce)Picea glauca (White spruce)Picea jezoensis (Jezo spruce)Picea koyamai (P. koyamai)Picea likiangensis (Likiang spruce)Picea mariana (Black spruce)Picea omorika (Serbian spruce)Picea orientalis (Caucasian spruce)Picea pungens (Colorado blue spruce)Picea purpurea (P. purpurea)Picea rubens (Red spruce)Picea schrenkiana (P. schrenkiana)Picea sitchensis (Sitka spruce)Picea smithiana (Morinda spruce)Picea spinulosa (Sikkim spruce)Picea torano (Tiger-tail spruce)Pinus aristata (Rocky Mountain bristlecone pine)Pinus armandii (Chinese white pine)Pinus ayacahuite (Ayacahuite pine)Pinus balfouriana (Foxtail pine)Pinus banksiana (Jack pine)Pinus brutia (Turkish pine)Pinus bungeana (Lacebark pine)Pinus canariensis (Canary Island pine)Pinus caribaea (Caribbean pine)Pinus cembra (Swiss pine)Pinus contorta (Lodgepole pine)Pinus coulteri (Coulter pine)Pinus devoniana (Michoacan pine)Pinus edulis (Colorado pinyon)Pinus flexilis (Limber pine)Pinus halepensis (Aleppo pine)Pinus hartwegii (Hartweg's pine)Pinus heldreichii (Bosnian pine)Pinus jeffreyi (Jeffrey pine)Pinus koraiensis (Korean pine)Pinus lambertiana (Sugar pine)Pinus longaeva (Bristlecone pine)Pinus montezumae (Montezuma pine)Pinus monticola (Western white pine)Pinus mugo (Mountain pine)Pinus muricata (Bishop pine)Pinus nigra (Black pine)Pinus occidentalis (Hispaniolan pine)Pinus oocarpa (Ocote pine)Pinus parviflora (Japanese white pine)Pinus patula (P. patula)Pinus peuce (Macedonian pine)Pinus pinaster (Maritime pine)Pinus pinea (Stone pine)Pinus ponderosa (Ponderosa pine)Pinus radiata (Monterey pine)Pinus reflexa (P. reflexa)Pinus resinosa (Red pine)Pinus rigida (Pitch pine)Pinus roxburghii (Chir pine)Pinus sabiniana (Ghost pine)Pinus sibirica (Siberian pine)Pinus sp. )Eucalyptus urnigera (Urn gum)Eucalyptus viminalis (Manna gum)Eucommia ulmoides (Eucommia)Eucryphia cordifolia (E. cordifolia)Eucryphia glutinosa (E. glutinosa)Eugenia uniflora (E. uniflora)Euonymus europaeus (E. europaeus)Euonymus fimbriatus (Fringed spindle tree)Euphorbia ingens (E. ingens)Euphorbia tirucalli (E. tirucalli)Fagraea fragrans (Tembusu)Fagus engleriana (Chinese beech)Fagus grandifolia (American beech)Fagus orientalis (Oriental beech)Fagus sylvatica (European beech)Faidherbia albida (Winter thorn)Fatsia japonica (F. japonica)Fernandoa magnifica (F. magnifica)Ficus albipila (F. albipila)Ficus aspera (F. aspera)Ficus aurea (Florida strangler fig)Ficus benghalensis (Banyan)Ficus benjamina (Benjamin's fig)Ficus carica (Common fig)Ficus citrifolia (Shortleaf fig)Ficus concinna (F. concinna)Ficus elastica (Rubber fig)Ficus insipida (F. insipida)Ficus lutea (F. lutea)Ficus lyrata (F. lyrata)Ficus macrophylla (Moreton Bay fig)Ficus microcarpa (Malay Banyan)Ficus mysorensis (Mysorefig)Ficus racemosa (Cluster fig tree)Ficus religiosa (Bodhi tree)Ficus rubiginosa (F. rubiginosa)Ficus salicifolia (Wonderboom fig)Ficus sp. Native to the UK, this hardy tree is easy to spot by its white peeling bark, triangular leaves and catkins. Ancient yews can then expect to go on thriving for thousands of years. A beech tree standing 144ft (44 metres) high has been declared the tallest native tree in Britain. But none of these can match the stately grandeur and cathedral awe of the old-growth redwood and sequoia forests on the Californian coast - the ancient kings of the forest. Trees are a source of life for us, and our fascination with them is no mysterious phenomenon. × leana)Quercus × libanerris (Q. 7. dardarii)? Of course, the fact that trees can grow up to 10, 20, even 30 stories high probably helps. )Enterolobium cyclocarpum (Guanacaste tree)Ephedra aphylla (E. aphylla)Erica arborea (Tree heath)Erobotrya japonica (Loquat)Erythrina abyssinica (E. abyssinica)Erythrina caffra (E. caffra)Erythrina coralloides (E. coralloides)Erythrina crista-galli (Cockspur coral tree)Erythrina falcata (Brazilian coral tree)Erythrina fusca (Purple coraltree)Erythrina lysistemon (Common coral tree)Erythrina variegata (Tiger's claw)Erythrina × sykesii (E. × sykesii)Eucalyptus bridgesiana (Apple box)Eucalyptus camaldulensis (River red gum)Eucalyptus cinerea (E. cinerea)Eucalyptus citriodora (E. citriodora)Eucalyptus cladocalyx (E. cladocalyx)Eucalyptus coccifera (Tasmanian snow gum)Eucalyptus dalrympleana (E. dalrympleana)Eucalyptus delegatensis (Alpine ash)Eucalyptus diversicolor (Karri)Eucalyptus ficifolia (E. ficifolia)Eucalyptus glaucescens (Tingiringi gum)Eucalyptus globulus (Tasmanian blue gum)Eucalyptus gomphocephala (Tuart)Eucalyptus grandis (Flooded gum)Eucalyptus gunnii (Cider gum)Eucalyptus jacksonii (Red tingle)Eucalyptus johnstonii (Tasmanian yellow gum)Eucalyptus kruseana (Book-leaf mallee)Eucalyptus marginata (E. marginata)Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow box)Eucalyptus muelleriana (Yellow stringybark)Eucalyptus nicholii (E. nicholii)Eucalyptus nitens (Shining gum)Eucalyptus nitida (Smithton peppermint)Eucalyptus obliqua (Messmate stringybark)Eucalyptus occidentalis (Swamp yate)Eucalyptus ovata (Swamp gum)Eucalyptus parvifolia (E. parvifolia)Eucalyptus patens (E. patens)Eucalyptus pauciflora (Snow gum)Eucalyptus perriniana (Spinning gum)Eucalyptus pilularis (E. pilularis)Eucalyptus regnans (Mountain ash)Eucalyptus robusta (E. robusta)Eucalyptus saligna (Sydney blue gum)Eucalyptus sideroxylon (E. sideroxylon)Eucalyptus sp. Lobb knew this ‘vegetable monster’ would trigger an enormous craze in British horticultural circles, and hurried to the Sierra foothills too see the remarkable tree in its native habitat. × subglaucescens)Quercus × trabutii (Trabut oak)Quercus × turneri (Turner's oak)Ravenala madagascariensis (R. madagascariensis)Ravenea rivularis (R. rivularis)Rhamnus catharticus (Common buckthorn)Rhamnus frangula (Alder buckthorn)Rhamnus persicifolia (R. persicifolia)Rhapidophyllum hystrix (R. hystrix)Rhododendron arboreum (Tree rhododendron)Rhododendron maximum (Great rhododendron)Rhododendron ponticum (Pontic rhododendron)Rhus typhina (Staghorn sumac)Robinia hispida (R. hispida)Robinia pseudoacacia (Black locust)Robinia × ambigua (Idaho locust)Roystonea oleracea (R. oleracea)Roystonia regia (R. regia)Sabal minor (S. minor)Salix alba (White willow)Salix atrocinerea (Grey willow)Salix babylonica (Weeping willow)Salix caprea (Goat willow)Salix chaenomeloides (S. chaenomeloides)Salix cinerea (Grey willow)Salix daphnoides (S. daphnoides)Salix eleagnos (S. eleagnos)Salix fragilis (Crack willow)Salix matsudana (Chinese willow)Salix pentrandra (Bay willow)Salix rubens (S. rubens)Salix sp. 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