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The Trees At Fairmount

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Below you will find a listing for every type of tree at Fairmount. We are the largest arboretum in the state of Colorado.

Plan your visit and find every tree that you can by calling 303 399 0692.

Learn more about the Fairmount Arboretum here.

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We are very excited to announce that in 2013 we began a tree survey at Fairmount, recording species, size and location; it will take years to survey every tree, but as we do we will post the information here. We are working to add better mapping and more information all the time so check back regularly for updates.

Special thanks to the Colorado Tree Coalition, Front Range Urban Forestry Council and the Colorado State Forest Service for helping with the survey and aBIG thanks to Bill Cassel with Denver Forestry, for his help leading the project.

Through a generous grant from the Colorado Tree Coalition, we have been able to label the trees surveyed; labeled trees are listed below.


Colorado Tree Coalition

Colorado State Forest Service – Colorado’s Major Tree Species

Colorado State Forest Service – Recommended Trees for Colorado Front Range Communities

Colorado State Forest Service about Trees

Colorado State Forest Service Tree Publications

Colorado State University, Identifying Broadleaf Trees and Shrubs

Colorado State University, Identifying Conifers

Colorado State University, Key to Identifying Common Colorado Trees

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Services Plant Database

Denver Botanic Gardens

Missouri Botanic Gardens

Ohio State University Plant Facts

Purdue Arboretum

University of Minnesota

Virginia Tech Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation

Washington State University Extension

Champion Trees

National Register of Big Trees

Colorado Champion Tree Registry

Special Thanks To:

Colorado Tree Coalition

Colorado State Forest Service

W. D. Holley Plant Environmental Research Center, Colorado State University

Denver Botanic Gardens

Chadwick Arboretum, The Ohio State University

The Purdue Arboretum

Botanical Paradise Tree Farm