Tree Information

Common Name: dotted hawthorn

Scientific Name: Crataegus punctata

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 80 in.

Height: 29 ft.

Crown: 44 ft.

Points: 120

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.

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L. Johnson July 2020

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Grayson

State Map


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 Information

Contact Name: Eric Wiseman

Contact Email: pwiseman@vt.edu

Contact Phone: 540-231-5148


Nominators

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


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