Tree Information

Common Name: silver maple

Scientific Name: Acer saccharinum

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 255 in.

Height: 120 ft.

Crown: 130 ft.

Points: 408

Date Last Measured: 2013

Last Measured by: Jordan Endahl

Date First Measured: 1988

Comments: Declared national co-champion in 2020 with two other Virginia specimens, one in Bath county and the other in Fairfax county.

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J. Endahl 2013

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Bland

State Map

Land Owner: Patrick Groseclose

GPS Coordinates: 37.01151, -81.36391

Directions: Tree is in the front yard of an old, unoccupied farm house. One mile west of Ceres, VA on the north side of US Rt. 42.

Owner Address: 3359 West Bluegrass Trail

Ceres, VA 24318

Contact Information

Contact Name: Riley Bruce

Contact Email:

Contact Address: VA Dept. of Forestry P.O. Box 519

Wytheville, VA 24382


Original Nominator(s): Tyler Blount; Riley Bruce

Additional Information

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