Common Name: hoptree
Scientific Name: Ptelea trifoliata
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 17 in.
Height: 11 ft.
Crown: 18 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2015
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Charles Wilson
Date First Measured: 2015
Comments: The tree appears healthy, but not fruitful. It grows on a ledge at the base of a rock at an angle over the river. This reduces height, but increases crown measurement. Trunk circumference measured at 6" above ground due to multi-stem growth habit, which is typical for the species.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Page
Land Owner: Mike Sours
GPS Coordinates: 38.78315, -78.37956
Directions: The tree is on a low bench at the base of a cliff along the south fork of the Shenandoah River (south side) approximately half-mile below Compton Rapids.
Owner Address: 520 Island Ford Road
Luray, VA 22835
Owner Phone: 540-743-3533
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Ln.
Suffolk, VA 23434
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Charles Wilson