Common Name: hazel alder
Scientific Name: Alnus serrulata
Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 33 in.
Height: 24 ft.
Crown: 35 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2020
Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson
Date First Measured: 2020
Comments: Tree appears healthy and safe, though it is right at the edge of the mowing of the right-of-way by VDOT. It is a clump-form specimen, typical of the species. Circumference was measured on six largest stems at 4.5' above ground (largest one measured at 2' above ground due to secondary fork): 17", 14", 14", 14", 11", 11". Composite trunk circumference was calculated from these measurements.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: Surry
Land Owner: Elizabeth Evans
GPS Coordinates: 37.2183 , -76.9348
Directions: Nearest address: 196 Meadow Dr Spring Grove, VA 23881. From Claremont, take Sunken Meadow Road east to the Sunken Meadow Spillway, which in on south side of road. Tree is on right (west) side of spillway, just off the side of the road.
Owner Address: Private
Contact Name: Byron Carmean
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean and Gary Williamson