Common Name: dawn redwood
Scientific Name: Metasequoia glyptostroboides
Native/Naturalized: Not Naturalized
Virginia Champion: no
Circumference: 185 in.
Height: 114 ft.
Crown: 60 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2017
Last Measured by: Greg Zell and Vincent Verweij
Comments: 2018 update: The tree was cut down in August 2018 to make way for redevelopment of the private residential parcel. Details are in this news article:
Beautiful double trunk specimen growing in residential front yard, viewable from the street. Well cared for by the owner. For parity with other single-stem trees in this species, "functional trunk circumference" was calculated using the circumference of each stem measured at standard height (4.5' above ground).
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Arlington
Land Owner: On file
GPS Coordinates: 38.9024, -77.15293
Owner Email: on file
Directions: In north Arlington in residential community on North Ohio st. Nearest cross street is Williamsburg Blvd. Tree is growing in prominent location in owner's front yard, clearly visible from street.
Owner Address: on file
Contact Name: Greg Zell
Contact Email: email@example.com
Original Nominator(s): Greg Zell, Rod Simmons, Alonso Abugattas