Common Name: mountain maple
Scientific Name: Acer spicatum
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 26 in.
Height: 32 ft.
Crown: 31 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2019
Last Measured by: Jason Sprouls and John Peterson
Date First Measured: 2019
Comments: An oddly formed tree that grows up through rocks and stem base is heavily compressed against the rocks. Stem forks right above ground line, but is clearly a single tree. Individual stem circumferences were measured above fork in main trunk (18" and 19"). The composite circumference of the two was calculated as 26". Measurement of the single parent trunk at ground line was 37".
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Giles
Land Owner: U.S. Forest Service
GPS Coordinates: 37.364220, -80.578911
Directions: Downhill side of Cascades Trail.
Contact Name: John Peterson
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Original Nominator(s): Jason Sprouls and John Peterson