Hemphill and IC Lawn Tour

The Hemphill & IC Lawn area of campus is home to a wide variety of oaks planted in an open park-like setting. Also located in this area is the pilot woodland project, where over 795 saplings were planted in 2004 to see how long it would take to achieve a dense forest.

Tour Statistics

2020 Tree Count


Canopy Cover

457,114 sqft

Canopy Coverage

10.49 acres / 40.56 acres = 25.86%

Leaf Area

1,920,486 sqft

Leaf Biomass

33,343 pounds

Carbon Storage

894,503 pounds

Gross Carbon Sequestration

24,621 pounds/year

Avoided Runoff

32,229 cu. ft/year

Pollution Removal

11,799 ounces/year

Tree Value


Species Distribution

Hemphill and IC Lawn species distribution pie chart

Laurel Oak

Laurel Oak (#01)

Quercus laurifolia

Chinese Evergreen Oak

Chinese Evergreen Oak (#02)

Quercus myrsinifolia


Pecan (#03)

Carya illinoinensis

Sugar Maple

Sugar Maple (#04)

Acer saccharum

Red Mulberry

Red Mulberry (#05)

Morus rubra


Sugarberry (#06)

Celtis laevigata

Freeman Maple

Freeman Maple (#07)

Acer x freemanii

Black Tupelo

Black Tupelo (#08)

Nyssa sylvatica

Nuttall Oak

Nuttall Oak (#09)

Quercus texana

Chestnut Oak

Chestnut Oak (#10)

Quercus prinus

Swamp White Oak

Swamp White Oak (#11)

Quercus bicolor

Overcup Oak

Overcup Oak (#12)

Quercus lyrata

Sawtooth Oak

Sawtooth Oak (#13)

Quercus acutissima

Fosters Holly

Fosters Holly (#14)

Ilex x attenuata

Sweet Viburnum

Sweet Viburnum (#15)

Viburnum odoratissimum

Pin Oak

Pin Oak (#16)

Quercus palustris


Boxelder (#17)

Acer negundo

Slippery Elm

Slippery Elm (#18)

Ulmas rubra

Crepe Myrtle

Crepe Myrtle (#19)

Lagerstroemia indica

Silver Maple

Silver Maple (#20)

Acer saccharinum

American Holly

American Holly (#21)

Ilex opaca

Southern Catalpa

Southern Catalpa (#22)

Catalpa bignonioides

Slash Pine

Slash Pine (#23)

Pinus elliottii

Loblolly Pine

Loblolly Pine (#24)

Pinus taeda


Sweetgum (#25)

Liquidambar styraciflua