Tree Information

Common Name: blackhaw

Scientific Name: Viburnum prunifolium

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 76 in.

Height: 33 ft.

Crown: 40 ft.

Points: 119

Date Last Measured: 2010

Last Measured by: Floyd , Zanoff, Staengl, Salidis

Date First Measured: 2010

Comments: Declared national champion in 2010. The tree suffered some broken limbs during a micro-burst this past year, and some of its lower limbs are dead. However, I would guess that ninety percent of the tree is healthy, and it is covered with next year's leaf and flower buds.

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Albemarle

State Map

Land Owner: Thomas Jefferson Soil & Water Conservation District

GPS Coordinates: 38.0001, -78.4791

Owner Email:

Directions: From route 64 at Charlottesville, take route 20 south. Turn left onto route 53 and go less than half a mile to the parking area on the right. This is Kemper Park. Follow the gravel trail to the right and find Secluded Farm trail. Take Secluded Farm trail through the woods. As it exits woods in the meadow, the tree is to the left of the pathway. Providing instructions to get to the specific spot is difficult, so contact Devin Floyd to guide to the tree.

Owner Address: 706 Forest St, Ste. G

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Contact Information

Contact Name: Devin Floyd

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 709 Hinton Avenue

Charlottesville, Va 22902


Original Nominator(s): Devin Floyd

Additional Information

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