Tree Information

Common Name: European larch

Scientific Name: Larix decidua

Native/Naturalized: Naturalized

Database ID: 1596

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 137 in.

Height: 48 ft.

Crown: 45 ft.

Points: 196

Date Last Measured: 2019

Last Measured by: Robert Vickers

Date First Measured: 2009

Comments: Probably has historic significance on the grounds of The Potomac School, which was founded in 1904. Tree is very healthy, but has lost height due to a broken top.

R. Vickers Jun-19

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Fairfax

State Map

Land Owner: The Potomac School

GPS Coordinates: 38.93803, -77.15224

Owner Email:

Directions: Tree is on the south side (front yard) of the old headmaster's house. Next to another large European larch.

Owner Address: 1301 Potomac School Rd

McLean, VA 22101

Owner Phone: 703-356-4100

Contact Information

Contact Name: Robert Vickers

Contact Email:


Original Nominator(s): Robert Vickers

Additional Information

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