Crested Saguaro #078 in Pima County, Az.

CSS007 - "Educated Crest" - "Old Main"
"Educated Crest II"

Closeup
CSS007a (07-08-2004) Photo courtesy of Ted Codding>

Full
CSS007b (07-08-2004) Photo courtesy of Ted Codding>

Closeup - Almost a Year Later
C0111a (04-24-2005) Photo courtesy of Bob Cardell & Pat Hammes

Full
C0111b (04-24-2005) Photo courtesy of Bob Cardell & Pat Hammes

Full - Over 4 Years Later
100_9115_mod (11-02-2008) Photo courtesy of Joe Orman

Full - Missing - Over 9 years Later
If you have noticed that old main is finally finished with all of their renovations, you also may have noticed the absence of one of the University of Arizona Campus Arboretum's Heritage Trees the Crested Saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea). The specimen at Old Main was listed as a heritage tree and was a feature of numerous Campus Arboretum tours and plant walks. Due to extensive infection, the specimen toppled over after a very minor wind storm last summer. The specimen has been removed with hopes that another crested specimen...
See http://arboretum.arizona.edu/sites/arboretum.arizona.edu

100_7775_mod (03-28-2014) Photo courtesy of Joe Orman
Note - Light color boulder behind the red fence that was next to it.
White Stairway missing too.

Up Close - Over 10 years Later
Replaced CSS007 - "Educated Crest" - "Old Main" or new "Educated Crest II"
SX50_IMG_2863_mod (11-06-2015) Photo courtesy of Joe Orman

Full View
SX50_IMG_2869_mod (11-06-2015) Photo courtesy of Joe Orman

Big Tree measurements
* = added CSS information
Location:
County,State
Girth:
in_inches
+Height:
in_feet
+Crown:
in_feet_/4
=Total
Points:
Cactus_name:
Nominated_by:
Year
Nominated:
*Crest:
in_inches
*Status:
Pima,_Co.,
AZ.
g h(w+w)/4
=c
(g+h+c)
= xxx
CSS007:
Ted Codding
07-08
2004
(w+h+d)
=?
Standing

Surrounding
*changes
Girth:
in_inches
+Height:
in_feet
+Crown:
in_feet_/4
=Total
Points:
*_Adopted_by: *Year
_Adopted:
*Crest:
in_inches
*Comments:
?g h(w+w)/4
=c
(g+h+c)
=xxx
??(w+h+d)
=?
?

Surrounding
*changes
Girth:
in_inches
+Height:
in_feet
+Crown:
in_feet_/4
=Total
Points:
*Inspected_by: *Year
.Inspected:
*Crest:
in_inches
*Comment:
?g h(w+w)/4
=c
(g+h+c)
=xxx
Joe Orman03-28
2014
(w+h+d)
xxx
Gone?

Surrounding
*changes
Girth:
in_inches
+Height:
in_feet
+Crown:
in_feet_/4
=Total
Points:
*Inspected_by: *Year
.Inspected:
*Crest:
in_inches
*Comment:
?g h(w+w)/4
=c
(g+h+c)
=xxx
Joe Orman11-06
2015
(w+h+d)
xxx
New

Last updated April, 2016
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