Common Name: slippery elm
Scientific Name: Ulmus rubra
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 236 in.
Height: 108 ft.
Crown: 91 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2011
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, and Jeff Kirwan
Comments: Species identification of this tree is not conclusive at this time. Chris Lewis (consulting arborist) believes it is slippery elm based on fruit samples. Dr. John Seiler (Virginia Tech dendrologist) cannot rule out a European variety based on the samples he examined.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Winchester
Land Owner: Mt. Hebron Cemetery
GPS Coordinates: 39.18251, -78.15947
Owner Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Directions: Take Boscawen St. east into Mt. Hebron Cemetery, through the archway to the corner.
Contact Name: Donald Shade
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Address: 305 East Boscawen St.
Winchester, VA 22601
Contact Info: Also, Tim Stern, City Arborist, 540-542-0140, or Chris Lewis, consultiong arborist, firstname.lastname@example.org
Original Nominator(s): Donald Shade