Tree Information

Common Name: striped maple

Scientific Name: Acer pensylvanicum

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 38 in.

Height: 49 ft.

Crown: 28 ft.

Points: 94

Date Last Measured: 2010

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, and Jeff Kirwan

Date First Measured: 2010

Comments: Declared state champion when discovered in 2010. Declared national co-champion in 2019, sharing title with a tree in Connecticut. Current all-time largest documented specimen of the species in the state. The tree appears healthy and sound.

Jeff Kirwan 5/8/2010

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Grayson

State Map


Land Owner: State of Virginia - Dept. of Conservation and Recreation

GPS Coordinates: 36.62797, -81.5152

Directions: Grayson Highlands State Park. To left of stables (as viewed from parking lot) and down hill near powerline right-of-way.



Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email: rockplantrn@gmail.com

Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Lane

Suffolk, VA 23434

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


Nominators

Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, and Jeff Kirwan


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