Tree Information

Common Name: dotted hawthorn

Scientific Name: Crataegus punctata

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 71 in.

Height: 30 ft.

Crown: 47 ft.

Points: 113

Date Last Measured: 2020

Last Measured by: Eric Hawks

Date First Measured: 2010

Comments: Declared national champion in 2018 and recognized as national co-champion in 2019 with another specimen in Grayson, VA.

2020 Update: Tree continues to thrive. No apparent threats at this location. Trunk measured at 4.5' above ground.

Top. J. Kirwan. 2010. Bottom. E. Hawks. 2020.

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Grayson

State Map


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

GPS Coordinates: 36.61295, -81.48164

Directions: Grayson Highlands State Park. About 200 ft. behind ranger station. One of two large hawthorns in a pasture.



Contact Information

Contact Name: Eric Wiseman

Contact Email: pwiseman@vt.edu

Contact Phone: 540-231-5148

Contact Info: Previous Measurer (2010): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Jeff Kirwan. Circumference 70, Height 29, Crown 46, Total Points 111.


Nominators

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


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