Common Name: cockspur hawthorn
Scientific Name: Crataegus crus-galli
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 34 in.
Height: 20 ft.
Crown: 24 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2019
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Jeff Kirwan, Tom Weiboldt, Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2019
Comments: Declared national champion in 2020. Tree appears healthy and sound. It should be safe from harm. Tree is multi-stemmed at ground line with several root suckers. Trunk circumference was calculated as composite functional circumference of 4 largest stems: 19", 20", 13", 14".
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Montgomery
Land Owner: Virginia Tech - Kentland Farm
GPS Coordinates: 37.19952, -80.58307
Directions: From main road into Kentland Farm, pass barns on right to stream crossing. Trees is to the right, approximately 125' along stream edge.
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Phone: 757-934-0588
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean, Jeff Kirwan, Tom Weiboldt, Gary Williamson