Common Name: Pennsylvania hawthorn
Scientific Name: Crataegus pennsylvanica
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Database ID: 2703
National Champion: yes
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 23 in.
Height: 35 ft.
Crown: 19 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2019
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Jeff Kirwan, Tom Weiboldt, Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2019
2021 update: This tree was crowned sole national champion by American Forests in 2021
A rare species restricted to the southwest Virginia Mountains. Appears healthy and should be safe. Species identification verified by nominator Tom Weiboldt, who is Curator Emeritus of the Massey Herbarium at Virginia Tech.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Montgomery
Land Owner: Virginia Tech - Blacksburg
GPS Coordinates: 37.2111, -80.4363
Directions: Located in 'Center Woods' on the western edge of campus, across 460. Tree is approximately 200' into woods near the bear pens and stands at the edge of a sink hole.
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