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Common Name: Darlington oak

Scientific Name: Quercus hemisphaerica

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 261 in.

Height: 76 ft.

Crown: 108 ft.

Points: 364

Date Last Measured: 2012

Last Measured by: Jerry Wyatt, Kelli Armes, Christina Woodson

Date First Measured: 2007

Comments: CBH measured at 2.5 ft. This tree was misidentified as Q. laurifolia until 2011, when acorn samples were sent to National Arboretum.

Jeff Kirwan 2012

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Richmond

State Map

Land Owner: Maymont Foundation

GPS Coordinates: 37.53609, -77.4765

Directions: Map on file at Maymont.

Owner Address: 2201 Shields Lake Ct

Richmond, VA 23220

Owner Phone: 804-358-7166

Contact Information

Contact Name: Peggy Singlemann

Contact Email:


Original Nominator(s): Peggy Singlemann

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