Tree Information

Common Name: eastern cottonwood

Scientific Name: Populus deltoides ssp. deltoides

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 303 in.

Height: 110 ft.

Crown: 93 ft.

Points: 436

Date Last Measured: 2008

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson

Date First Measured: 2008

Comments: A massive triple-stemmed tree. Appears very healthy and sound. Because the trunk diverges into three stems around standard height (4.5') and the three stems orient outward, the trunk was measured at its smallest circumference between ground level and standard height.

Top photo, Gary Williamson, 2008 Bottom photo, Google, 2017

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Williamsburg

State Map

Land Owner: City of Williamsburg

GPS Coordinates: 37.267, -76.703851

Directions: Located in Bicentennial Park, at the corner of the lawn area at the junction of Newport Avenue and Nassau Street. It stands alone on this corner.

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Lane

Suffolk, VA 23434

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


Original Nominator(s): Bryron Carmean and Gary Williamson

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