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Common Name: dwarf hackberry

Scientific Name: Celtis tenuifolia

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 60 in.

Height: 41 ft.

Crown: 40 ft.

Points: 111

Date Last Measured: 2009

Last Measured by: Rod Simmons, Greg Zell

Date First Measured: 2009

Comments: New national champ in 2010. One of a number of dwarf hackberries growing in the Alexandria National Cemetery complex. The cemetery, in Old Town Alexandria, is home to a number of historic gravesites and old tree specimens.


Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Alexandria

State Map

Land Owner: City of Alexandria; Park Planning Division

GPS Coordinates: 38.80003, -77.05483

Directions: The Alexandria National Cemetery is in Old Town Alexandria. This tree is growing on the edge of cemetery at the intersection of South Payne St. and Gibbon St.

Owner Address: 1108 Jefferson St.

Alexandria, Va. 22314

Contact Information

Contact Name: Rod Simmons

Contact Email:

Contact Info: Or contact Greg Zell (


Original Nominator(s): Rod Simmons, Greg Zell

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