Tree Information

Common Name: silver maple

Scientific Name: Acer saccharinum

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 287 in.

Height: 90 ft.

Crown: 106 ft.

Points: 404

Date Last Measured: 2012

Last Measured by: Landon Webb

Date First Measured: 1988

Comments: Declared national co-champion in 2020 with two other Virginia specimens, one in Bland county and the other in Fairfax county. The tree is not very healthy. It is multi-stemmed, but the centermost stem has died and is rotting out the heart.

Landon Webb 2012

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Bath

State Map


Land Owner: Jerry May

GPS Coordinates: 37.976854, -79.844952

Directions: Front yard of residence at end of driveway near street.

Owner Address: Private

Owner Phone: Private


Contact Information

Contact Name: Jeff Black


Nominators

Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson


Additional Information

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