Tree Information

Common Name: dotted hawthorn

Scientific Name: Crataegus punctata

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 1700

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 73 in.

Height: 33 ft.

Crown: 47 ft.

Points: 118

Date Last Measured: 2020

Last Measured by: Lara Johnson

Date First Measured: 2010

Comments: Declared national champion in 2018 and recognized as national co-champion in 2019 with another specimen located on the same hillside.

2020 Update: Tree continues to thrive. No apparent threats at this location. Trunk measured 1' above ground level due to low branches. This is the smallest girth of the main trunk between ground level and 4.5' above ground. Measurement excludes a root sucker that emerges from the main stem below ground line. Last measured in 2010 by Carmean, Williamson, Kirwan at 70", 29', 46', 111 points.

More Photos

L. Johnson Jul-20

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Grayson

State Map

Land Owner: State of Virginia - Dept. of Conservation and Recreation

GPS Coordinates: 36.61295, -81.48164

Directions: Grayson Highlands State Park. About 200 ft. behind ranger station. One of two large hawthorns in a pasture.

Owner Address: 829 Grayson Highland Ln

Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363

Owner Phone: 276-579-7092

Contact Information

Contact Name: Marceia Holland

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 276-579-7092

Contact Info: Marceia Holland - Park Manager - Grayson Highlands State Park


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

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