Common Name: saltcedar
Scientific Name: Tamarix ramosissima
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 39 in.
Height: 21 ft.
Crown: 16 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2020
Last Measured by: Leighton SImonton, John Peterson
Date First Measured: 2012
Comments: Identification made by botanist Tom Wieboldt in 2012 based on flower samples. Was alive and well in 2020. It has been pruned. According to owner, tree was planted in 1935, five years after the house was built. Trunk circumference measured for largest stem and crown spread included all stems.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Giles
Land Owner: Miranda Donathan
GPS Coordinates: 37.33967, -80.68305
Directions: At owner's address in left front lawn area as viewed from the street.
Owner Address: 705 Ripplemead Rd
Ripplemead, VA 24150
Owner Phone: 540-921-7358
Contact Name: John Peterson
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Info: Measured by Byron Carmean, Jeff Kirwan, Gary Williamson in 2012 at 33", 25', 28', 65 points.
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, and Jeff Kirwan