Common Name: American elderberry
Scientific Name: Sambucus nigra ssp. canadensis (syn. Sambucus canadensis)
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Database ID: 2352
National Champion: no
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 13 in.
Height: 14 ft.
Crown: 22 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2015
Last Measured by: Rod Simmons and Greg Zell
Date First Measured: 2015
Comments: Tree is completely healthy.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Alexandria
Land Owner: Parkfairfax Community
GPS Coordinates: 38.83784, -77.07789
Directions: Parkfairfax Woods ("600 Woods") midslope along the gravelly, colluvial hillside along Gunston Road at a small groundwater seep.
Contact Name: Rod Simmons
Contact Email: Rod.Simmons@alexandriava.gov
Original Nominator(s): Rod Simmons and Greg Zell
Other Nominators: City of Alexandria Arborist Office