Tree Information

Common Name: American smoketree

Scientific Name: Cotinus obovatus

Native/Naturalized: Native to North America

Database ID: 2999

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 105 in.

Height: 40 ft.

Crown: 43 ft.

Points: 156

Date Last Measured: 2022

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Dylan Kania, Gary Williamson

Date First Measured: 2022

Comments: This tree appears healthy and sound but has no signs of flowering or fruiting. Trunk circumference was measured at 12" above ground because of the tree's form.

Gary Williamson Jul-22

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: York

State Map

Land Owner: Unknown

GPS Coordinates: 37.237239, -76.510422

Directions: From Route 17 in Yorktown, take Alexander Hamilton Boulevard to Ballard Street to Main Street to Martiau Street. This is vacant land where it appears that several homes were torn down. Located at the parcel with address 101 Main St, Yorktown, VA 23690. Probably vulnerable to loss in the future by redevelopment.

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean

Other Nominators: Dylan Kania and Gary Williamson

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