Tree Information

Common Name: Austrian pine

Scientific Name: Pinus nigra

Native/Naturalized: Naturalized

Database ID: 1676

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 91 in.

Height: 40 ft.

Crown: 49 ft.

Points: 143

Date Last Measured: 2020

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Jeff Kirwan

Date First Measured: 2010

Comments: The tree has an uncharacteristic low-branching, wide canopy unusual of Austrian Pines. Fluxing significant amount of sap. Tri-dominant leader split around 12 feet up. Significant bark inclusion at union. Trunk circumference measured at 3' above ground. This tree was incorrectly identified as a Scots pine. ID corrected by John Peterson 9/30/14.

L. Simonton December 2019

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Montgomery

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Land Owner: Virginia Tech - Blacksburg

GPS Coordinates: 37.227642, -80.423598

Directions: Tree is located on the northwestern edge of Drill Field across from Burrus Hall.

Contact Information

Contact Name: Eric Wiseman

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 540-231-5148

Contact Info: Last measured in 2010 by Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Jeff Kirwan at 88", 40', 40', 138 points.


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Jeff Kirwan

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