Common Name: European smoketree
Scientific Name: Cotinus coggygria
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 62 in.
Height: 21 ft.
Crown: 32 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2019
Last Measured by: Jason Sprouls, Sarah Gugercin
Date First Measured: 2009
Comments: The tree appears healthy and vigorous. It is in a protected location.
2019 Update: Became state champion when former state champion in Nottoway County was cut down. The tree is healthy and has continued to grow. The tree was planted in honor of Karen Elizabeth Bridgett. Tree circumference was calculated using a composite measurement of 5 stems.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Lynchburg
Land Owner: Old City Cemetery and Arboretum
GPS Coordinates: 37.41348, -79.15646
Owner Email: email@example.com
Directions: Enter the cemetery at the main entrance from the intersection of 4th & Wise Street. Follow the road and the tree is visible to the left in an open lawn.
Owner Address: 401 Taylor St
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Owner Phone: 434-847-1465
Contact Name: Eric Wiseman
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson