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"Founders Tree"—Coast Live Oak

Quercus agrifolia

Quercus agrifolia

Location: West side of Willis Center.
This oak is one of the oldest trees on campus and is known as the Founders Tree. Some records indicate this Quercus agrifolia specimen was planted in 1914.

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There are more than 1,700 trees on the University of Redlands campus.
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In April 2010, it was designated a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. Redlands is among just three other colleges or universities in California to receive this designation.

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