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Common Name: mountain winterberry holly

Scientific Name: Ilex montana

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 30 in.

Height: 40 ft.

Crown: 25 ft.

Points: 76

Date Last Measured: 2007

Last Measured by: Jeff Kirwan and Charles Lytton

Date First Measured: 1987

Comments: Jeff Kirwan and Charles Lytton found the tree. National champ in 2017.

1987

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Giles

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Land Owner: Mountain Lake Hotel

GPS Coordinates: 37.35751, -80.53437

Directions: Indian Trail, Mountain Lake. Map on file.



Contact Information

Contact Name: Eric Wiseman

Contact Email: pwiseman@vt.edu

Contact Phone: 540-231-5148

Contact Info: Emily Woodall, EWoodall@MountainLakeHotel.com, Wilderness Conservancy at Mountain Lake


Nominators

Original Nominator(s): Bryon Carmean and Gary Williamson


Additional Information

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