Tree Information

Common Name: paperbark maple

Scientific Name: Acer griseum

Native/Naturalized: Not Naturalized

Database ID: 1892

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 59 in.

Height: 33 ft.

Crown: 33 ft.

Points: 100

Date Last Measured: 2022

Last Measured by: Moriah Moss

Date First Measured: 2012

2022 update: The tree appears healthy and sound with a full and relatively balanced crown. Its branches have begun reaching into other trees' canopies. Trunk circumference as a basal wrap at tree's waist (1' above ground) measured 59". 3 stems split below 4.5'; 28" and 40" at 4.5' and 23" at 4' (branches at 4.5').
2012 update: The tree appears exceptionally healthy and sound. Measurements by Byron Carmean, Jeff Kirwan, & Gary Williamson: circumference 42", height 27', crown 22', points 75.

More Photos

Top (1): J. Kirwan. 2012. Bottom (2): Moriah Moss. August 2022.

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Montgomery

State Map

Land Owner: Virginia Tech - Blacksburg

GPS Coordinates: 37.22018, -80.42466

Directions: Hahn Horticulture Garden next to the greenhouse. It is clearly labeled. Resides near the small pond and boardwalk in the forested section of the garden.

Contact Information

Contact Name: Eric Wiseman

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 540-231-5148


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

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