Tree Information

Common Name: Chinese swamp cypress

Scientific Name: Glyptostrobus pensilis

Native/Naturalized: Not Naturalized

Database ID: 2917

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 35 in.

Height: 34 ft.

Crown: 16 ft.

Points: 73

Date Last Measured: 2021

Last Measured by: Glenda White & The Historic Rivers Chapter of Virginia Master Naturalists

Date First Measured: 2021

Comments: Healthy, but broken off at top, with one branch extending approximately 5' over the water. Rare tree species that is almost extinct in China.

Glenda White. August 2021.

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Williamsburg

State Map

Land Owner: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

GPS Coordinates: 37.268422, -76.695094

Directions: From Francis Street, turn onto road to Griffin Hotel. Tree is behind the Gold Wing, in clump of trees on pond below the brick walk. It is right next to the wood edge of pond.

Owner Address: 424 Francis St E

Williamsburg, VA 23185

Contact Information

Contact Name: Charles Gardner

Contact Email:

Contact Info: Glenda White's contact information is on private record.


Original Nominator(s): Charles Gardner

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