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Common Name: eastern hemlock

Scientific Name: Tsuga canadensis

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 196 in.

Height: 89 ft.

Crown: 54 ft.

Points: 298

Date Last Measured: 2017

Last Measured by: Greg Zell

Date First Measured: 2007

Comments: This tree was briefly a national co-champ in 2010, until larger ones were found. A unique and old triple-trunk specimen growing near the site of an historical home site within an urban park. Historically planted - would not have grown naturally at this site. The state champion Virginia Pine is grows within 150' of this tree. Appears healthy and has been documented for protective purposes. 2017: Health appears very good, no obvious health concerns. Unusual multi-trunk specimen for this species. Historically planted near the site of original homestead. CBH measured at 1' above ground to encompass all major branches of trunk.

6/08/2017

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Arlington

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Land Owner: Arlington County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources

GPS Coordinates: 38.884, -77.12732

Owner Email: Vverweij@arlingtonva.us

Directions: Growing in Lacy Woods park, located at the intersection of N. George Mason Dr. and Washington Blvd. in central Arlington. Growing in multi-use park near park service road in open grassy section adjacent to N. Frederick St.

Owner Address: 2700 South Taylor

Arlington, Va. 22206

Owner Phone: 703-228-6525


Contact Information

Contact Name: Vincent Verweij

Contact Email: Vverweij@arlingtonva.us

Contact Address: 2700 South Taylor

Arlington, Va. 22206

Contact Phone: 703-228-6525

Contact Info: 2007 measured by Greg Zell and John Parrish


Nominators

Original Nominator(s): Greg Zell

Other Nominators: John Parrish


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