Common Name: winged elm
Scientific Name: Ulmus alata
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 180 in.
Height: 89 ft.
Crown: 70 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2007
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2007
Comments: Declared national champion in 2009. It appears healthy in spite of some erosion near the base exposing roots on one side. The tree's health doesn't seem to be affected.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Hopewell
Land Owner: John Nelson
GPS Coordinates: 37.31391, -77.27534
Directions: At the owner's address in the back of the residence.
Owner Address: 1012 Maplewood Avenue
Hopewell, VA 23860
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln
Suffolk, VA, 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson