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Chester M. Alter Arboretum

Chester M Alter Arboretum

Plant Collections

The Arboretum is home to about 2,200 trees representing more than 250 species and varieties, as well as dozens of shrub species that provide the landscape with year-round interest. Plants are labeled for identification and grouped to enhance campus beauty.

In addition, the Arboretum is home to nine Champion and Notable trees. These trees represent some of the largest known trees of their species within the state of Colorado and include some of the oldest trees on Campus as well as unique specimens from around the world.

Check out our new interactive map highlighting our Champion Trees.

 Notable and Champion Species