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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

Trees of Merit

 Species

Location

Comments

American elm (Ulmus americana)

SW Market (between SW 11th & 12th Ave)

 

7921 SE 31st Ave

 

NW 20th Ave & Everett

 

Black walnut (Juglans nigra)

910 N Fremont

 

SE 21st Ave & Brooklyn

 

3437 SW Kelly Ave

 

Carolina poplar (Populus x canadensis)

2606 SE 43rd Ave

2 trees

Cherry (Prunus avium)

1565 SE Umatilla

 

Cherry (Prunus spp.)

6726 SE 17th Ave

 

Coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirons)

9519 SW 2nd Ave

 

Common horsechestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum)

4044 NE 32nd Pl

 

Dawn redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides)

6805 NE 32nd Ave

 

Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii)

Powell Butte Nature Park (16160 SE Powell Blvd, 45E 29.273 N, 122E 30.769 W)

Height 160', Circumference 20'

8912 SE Claybourne

Located next to the first home built in Lents

7425 SE 17th Ave

In backyard; Height 110', Circumference 11', Spread 55'

European beech (Fagus sylvatica)

SE 47th Ave & Stark.

In parking lot

Giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum)

 

 

3640 SW Dosch Rd

Seedling brought from California by Dr. Meyers, first dean of the University of Oregon Medical School, and planted at his house in 1926

2738 SE 19th Ave

3 trees planted in the 1940s

2336 SW Osage

 

3010 NE Holladay

4 trees planted in the right-of-way in the 1950s

2331 SW Cactus Dr

 

Japanese maple (Acer palmatum)

703 NE 69th Ave

 

Japanese snowbell (Styrax japonicus)

4185 SW Council Crest Dr

Planted in the early 1950s by landscape architect Barbara Fealy

London planetree (Platanus x acerifolia)

5622 N Boston Ave

2 trees

5420 SE 40th Ave

 

Monkey puzzle (Araucaria araucana)

3122 NE 47th Ave

 

Northern red oak (Quercus rubra)

6411 SW Dover

8 trees

4706 SE 58th Ave

 

337 SW Kingston Ave

 

3644 NE Flanders

 

Oregon myrtle (Umbellularia californica)

7216 N Oatman Ave

 

9236 N Seneca

 

Oregon white oak (Quercus garryana)

Willamette Park (SW Macadam Ave & Nebraska)

17 trees along the eastern edge

255 SE 33rd Ave

In backyard; Height 75', Circumference 12.1', Spread 90'

Silver maple (Acer saccharinum)

4521 SE Clay

 

Spanish chestnut (Castanea sativa)

600 SE 55th Ave

This tree possibly remains from the late 1800s Prettyman Nursery (SE 55th was originally named Prettyman Avenue)

Tulip tree (Liriodendron tulipifera)

1510 SE 57th Ave

 

4262 NE Senate.

2 trees

9833 N Ivanhoe.

 

Umbrella pine (Sciadopitys verticillata)

2416 NE 20th Ave

 

Western red cedar (Thuja plicata)

N Lombard & Columbia Blvd

Grave site of Fred Ramsey, who died in 1895 (Ramsey Lake is named after him)

 

2315 NE 53rd Ave

 

Yellow buckeye (Aesculus flava)

2416 NE 20th Ave

2 trees