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The Oak—America’s National Tree

“From the first day of voting, oak was the popular choice of the American people.” —John Rosenow, President

Oak—The People’s Choice for America’s National Tree

Voting Results

With 444,628 votes logged, the Oak received over 100,000 votes. The top five trees, Oak, Redwood, Dogwood, Maple and Pine, captured 67% of the vote, with 33% of the vote distributed among the other 16 tree candidates.

Complete results are displayed below.

Tree Number of Votes
Oak 101,146
Redwood 80,841
Dogwood 47,351
Maple 45,111
Pine 23,806
Palm 15,519
Redbud 13,551
Magnolia 11,862
Elm 9,893
Tuliptree 9,567
Buckeye 9,058
Cottonwood (Poplar) 6,710
Douglasfir 6,415
Birch 6,245
Pecan (Hickory) 6,243
Spruce 5,986
Holly 5,848
Kukui 5,559
Baldcypress 3,071
Hemlock 2,812
Paloverde 1,114
Other Writeins 26,920
TOTAL 444,628