Common Name: Virginia round-leaf birch Circumference: 35
Species: 1 Height: 54
Scientific Name: Betula uber Crown: 31
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia Points: 97
Status: alive Last Measured: 2013
National Champion: yes Last Measured by: Jay Martin
Comments: The Virginia roundleaf birch, a species believed to be extinct, was re-discovered along Cressy Creek in 1975 and had several articles written on it in the Roanoke Times.

Jay Martin 2013
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Smyth Land Owner: USDA Forest Service
GPS Coordinates: N 36.7673 W 81.3974 Owner Email:
Sugar Grove, Jefferson National Forest. Roundleaf birch viewing area.

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Contact Information
Contact Name: Jay Martin Permission to Advertise: Yes
Contact Email: Contact Address:
829 Grayson Highland Ln,
Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363
Contact Phone: 276-783-5196
Contact Info: Also: Russ Macfarlane, (Roanoke) Another contact person is Beth Mertz, 276-783-5196
Original Nominator(s): Paul Shrauder
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