Common Name: hophornbeam
Scientific Name: Ostrya virginiana
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 83 in.
Height: 48 ft.
Crown: 51 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2020
Last Measured by: Leighton Simonton
Date First Measured: 2010
Comments: There was a timber harvest around the tree in 2010. Co-dominant leader splits five feet up the trunk, but no bark inclusion. Branch death and tip die-back. Further from down-slope leader, tree has lost apical dominance many times.
Current all-time species champion.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Floyd
Land Owner: Betty Gardener
GPS Coordinates: 36.839797, -80.414596
Owner Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Directions: From the Gardener's home address, head at an azimuth of 232 degrees toward the top of the ridge. Once at the ridge top, the tree should be easy to spot as it is fairly isolated.
Owner Address: 312 John Deere Road
Floyd, VA 24091
Owner Phone: 540-789-7611
Contact Name: Eric Wiseman
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Phone: 540-231-5148
Contact Info: Measured in 2010 by Dennis Anderson at 74", 50', 44', 135 points.
Original Nominator(s): Dennis Anderson