Tree Information

Common Name: mountain silverbell

Scientific Name: Halesia tetraptera var. monticola (syn. Halesia carolina often misapplied)

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 67 in.

Height: 53 ft.

Crown: 36 ft.

Points: 129

Date Last Measured: 2011

Last Measured by: Ailes, Blair, Carmean, Kirwan, Williamson

Comments: The tree appears healthy and sound. ID 4822 in the arboretum system. Alive in 2018.

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Clarke

State Map

Land Owner: State Arboretum of Virginia

GPS Coordinates: 39.06067, -78.05791

Directions: Blandy Experimental Farm

Contact Information

Contact Name: T'ai H. Roulston

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 540-837-1758

Contact Info: T'ai H. Roulston, Curator, 540 837-1758 ext. 276,


Original Nominator(s): Ailes, Blair, Carmean, Kirwan, Williamson

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