#008 Live Oak

DAVIDSON TREASURE TREES #008 Live Oak (Quercus virginia) This Live Oak was transplanted by the original homeowner in the early 1960s. The seedling was brought from Figure Eight Island, just north of Wrightsville Beach. Live Oaks are rare in Davidson as they

#007 Willow Oak

DAVIDSON TREASURE TREES #007 Willow Oak (Quercus phellos) This willow oak and its sister tree (#056) stand over a home built in 1943, although they were likely planted long before then. There were three willow oaks that were planted by the Morrow

#002 Dawn Redwood

DAVIDSON TREASURE TREES #002 Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) This Dawn Redwood is said to have been planted by Dr. James Reed who was a geography professor at Davidson College. It is beleived that he planted the tree with the construction of

#001 Willow Oak

DAVIDSON TREASURE TREES #001 Willow Oak (Quercus phellos) This Willow Oak is known as the "Delburg Tree". It was planted in 1939 to mark a property boundary between two lots on Delburg Street. It was planted by two brothers of the

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