Common Name: mountain maple
Scientific Name: Acer spicatum
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 28 in.
Height: 32 ft.
Crown: 23 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2019
Last Measured by: Jason Sprouls and John Peterson
Date First Measured: 2019
Comments: A double-stem that is hard to judge whether it is a tree from a single seed. Most likely it is a single tree given how close the stems are appressed. Individual stem circumferences were measured at 4.5' above ground (19" and 20"). The composite circumference of the two was calculated as 28". Measurement of the single parent trunk at ground line was 25".
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Giles
Land Owner: U.S. Forest Service
GPS Coordinates: 37.364220, -80.578911
Directions: Cascades. Uphill from creek trail, very close to a wooden foot bridge with railings.
Contact Name: John Peterson
Contact Email: email@example.com
Original Nominator(s): Jason Sprouls and John Peterson