Common Name: weeping willow Circumference: 293
Species: Height: 95
Scientific Name: Salix babylonica Crown: 93
Native/Naturalized: Naturalized Points: 411
Status: alive Last Measured: 2015
National Champion: yes Last Measured by: Jon Matiuk, John Blankenship
Comments: Overall healthy, one trunk has significant heart rot. Barbed wire in crotch is being grown over. It was first nominated by Louise Hoge in 1976. Circumference measured at 3'8".

May 2006 (left), Nov. 2015 (right)
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Tazewell Land Owner: unknown
GPS Coordinates: N 37.073087 W 81.358704 Owner Email:
Behind a small house on Rt. 727, approx. 0.1 mile from intersection with Rt. 667.The tree is within sight of the champion shagbark hickory.

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Contact Information
Contact Name: John Blankenship Permission to Advertise: Yes
Contact Email: Contact Address:
P.O. Box 229
Tazewell, VA 24651
Contact Phone: 276-988-0405
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Original Nominator(s): Louise Hoge
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