Common Name: star magnolia
Scientific Name: Magnolia stellata
Native/Naturalized: Not Naturalized
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 104 in.
Height: 34 ft.
Crown: 41 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2019
Last Measured by: Greg Zell
Date First Measured: 2009
Comments: Tree appears healthy, growing within an historic cemetery. Gravestones surrounding the tree date from the 1850's to the 1890's. The age or planting date of the tree in not known. Girth measured at 4.5", just above large growth. Generally healthy, old-age tree with collection of burls on trunk and some obvious evidence of sapsucker feeding. Well cared for in a protected environment. Tree found by John Noelle.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Alexandria
Land Owner: City of Alexandria
GPS Coordinates: 38.79985, -77.05726
Directions: The tree is growing in the historic Presbyterian Cemetery section of the National Alexandria Cemetery in Old Town, Alexandria. The cemetery is accessed off Wilkes St. from Washington St. (Route 1).
Owner Address: Park Planning Division. 1108 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Contact Name: Rod Simmons
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Phone: 703-930-8972
Contact Info: Greg Zell; email@example.com
Original Nominator(s): Greg Zell and John Noelle