Tree Information

Common Name: shortleaf pine

Scientific Name: Pinus echinata

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 1909

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 129 in.

Height: 121 ft.

Crown: 47 ft.

Points: 262

Date Last Measured: 2022

Last Measured by: Mason Patterson

Date First Measured: 2012

2022 update: Tall, graceful tree with three upward sweeping branches. One of several large specimens in this stand. Crown spread estimated from 2017 LiDAR is slightly larger than ground-based measurements, which were more conservative.
2012 update: This tree was discovered when excursion was made to find a former champ at the same location, which was deseased. Two new trees were found at that time--this one and a smaller one. Measured by Landon Webb and Brittney Chitwood. Circumference 125", height 114', crown spread 57'. Total of 253 points.

M. Patterson. October 2022.

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Charlotte

State Map

Land Owner: Thomas J. Charlton Sr.

GPS Coordinates: 36.929969, -78.663685

Owner Email: Private

Directions: Owner's contact information and tree's location are private. No visits are allowed to property without landowner permission. GPS coordinates shown here are approximate to the general area in the county. Exact coordinates are on file.

Owner Address: Private

Owner Phone: Private

Contact Information

Contact Name: Eric Wiseman

Contact Email:

Contact Info: Contact landowner before remeasuring.


Original Nominator(s): Landon Webb and Brittney Chitwood

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