Common Name: river birch
Scientific Name: Betula nigra
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 140 in.
Height: 97 ft.
Crown: 95 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2009
Last Measured by: Rod Simmons and Greg Zell
Date First Measured: 2009
Comments: Tree is growing in the Christ Church Presbyterian Cemetery, adjacent to the Alexandria National Cemetery. Headstones immediately surrounding the tree date from the 1820's - 1880's. Tree appears healthy and is well maintained in protected historic site.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Alexandria
Land Owner: City of Alexandria, Park Planning Division
GPS Coordinates: 38.80239, -77.05733
Owner Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Directions: Christ Church Presbyterian Cemetery is located at the entrance to the Alexandria National Cemetery in Old Town Alexandria. See map for tree location within cemetery grounds.
Owner Address: 1108 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Contact Name: Rod Simmons and Greg Zell
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Info: Greg Zell firstname.lastname@example.org
Original Nominator(s): Rod Simmons and Greg Zell