Common Name: dotted hawthorn
Scientific Name: Crataegus punctata
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 80 in.
Height: 29 ft.
Crown: 44 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2020
Last Measured by: Lara Johnson
Date First Measured: 2010
Comments: Recognized in 2019 as national co-champion with another specimen on the same hillside.
2020 update: Tree remains healthy. Trunk has reverse taper due to branching at about 5 feet above ground level, so trunk circumference was measured at narrowest point, which is 2.5 feet above ground line. Last measured in 2010 by Carmean, Williamson, and Kirwan at 72", 29', 37', 110 points.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Grayson
Land Owner: State of Virginia - Dept. of Conservation and Recreation
GPS Coordinates: 36.612506, -81.481729
Directions: Grayson Highlands State Park. About 350 ft. behind ranger station. One of two large hawthorns in a pasture area.
Contact Name: Eric Wiseman
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Phone: 540-231-5148
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Jeff Kirwan, and Gary Williamson