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Common Name: honeylocust

Scientific Name: Gleditsia triacanthos

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 234 in.

Height: 121 ft.

Crown: 115 ft.

Points: 384

Date Last Measured: 2010

Last Measured by: Bob Boeren and Cathy Benson

Date First Measured: 1990

Comments: Was measured in 2002 at 354 points. In 2010 the tree was remeasured and found to exceed the national champ in MD by 11 points.

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Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Botetourt

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Land Owner: Godwin Cemetary Association, Patricia Coon Ellis, pres.

GPS Coordinates: 37.49678, -79.87565

Directions: Fincastle United Methodist Church 137 S Church St Fincastle, VA 24090

Owner Address: 137 S Church St

Fincastle, VA 24090

Owner Phone: 540-473-2313

Contact Information

Contact Name: Cathy Benson

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 540-473-2762

Contact Info: Nominator deceased


Original Nominator(s): William S. Hubard

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