Common Name: fringetree
Scientific Name: Chionanthus virginicus
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 51 in.
Height: 22 ft.
Crown: 32 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2019
Last Measured by: Jason Sprouls, Sarah Gugercin
Date First Measured: 2009
Comments: The tree has a plaque indicating it was a 2003 "Heritage Tree" award winner by The Lynchburg Tree Stewards. It appears healthy and sound.
2019 Update: The tree is in good health and has continued to grow since last being measured. There were a few oak saplings growing in the stump.
The tree is a combination of numerous large, multiple stems, making a circumference measurement hard to take. The circumference taken at the ground line avoiding all root suckers is 115". Girth of largest stem is 51", measured 6" above ground.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Lynchburg
Land Owner: Stephen and Kathy Morris
GPS Coordinates: 37.435608, -79.162109
Directions: Located at the owner's address in the left front lawn area next to the driveway.
Owner Address: 2110 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24503
Contact Name: Eric Wiseman
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Info: Originally measured by Byron Carmean at 51", 25', 30, 84 points.
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson