Tree Information

Common Name: black maple

Scientific Name: Acer nigrum

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 2354

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 148 in.

Height: 76 ft.

Crown: 74 ft.

Points: 243

Date Last Measured: 2015

Last Measured by: Carl Absher

Date First Measured: 2015

Comments: Fair health with some old die back in crown. Codominant leaders with cable installed about 20 years ago. It is in the front yard of a residence built in 1875 that is in the North Fork Historic District. We have old photos that show the tree in the background.

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Montgomery

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Land Owner: Carl Absher

GPS Coordinates: 37.3004, -80.2742

Owner Email:

Directions: About 10 miles northeast of Blacksburg on Catawba Road, and 100 yards southeast of Catawba Road.

Contact Information

Contact Name: Carl Absher

Contact Email:


Original Nominator(s): Carl Absher

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