Tree Information

Common Name: winged elm

Scientific Name: Ulmus alata

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 180 in.

Height: 89 ft.

Crown: 70 ft.

Points: 287

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.

Google Street View July 2013

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Hopewell

State Map

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 Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln

Suffolk, VA, 23434

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson

Additional Information

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