Tree Information

Common Name: eastern redbud

Scientific Name: Cercis canadensis var. canadensis

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 132 in.

Height: 30 ft.

Crown: 39 ft.

Points: 172

Date Last Measured: 2010

Last Measured by: Jeff Kirwan and Robert Vickers

Comments: Declared national champion in 2018. A very healthy tree with multiple branches. Circumference measured 4" above ground.

Jeff Kirwan 4/30/2010

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Fairfax

State Map

Land Owner: National Park Service

GPS Coordinates: 38.95773, -77.1439

Directions: Tree is along south side of George Washington Parkway at the exit to the CIA. It is on the SE side of the exit.

Owner Address: George Washington Parkway

McLean, VA

Contact Information

Contact Name: Robert Vickers

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 312 Springvale Road

Great Falls, VA 22066


Original Nominator(s): Jeff Kirwan, Robert Vickers

Additional Information

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