Tree Information

Common Name: red maple

Scientific Name: Acer rubrum var. rubrum

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 3009

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 237 in.

Height: 99 ft.

Crown: 85 ft.

Points: 357

Date Last Measured: 2022

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean and Dylan Kania

Date First Measured: 2022

Comments: This tree appears reasonably healthy considering its apparent old age. The owner is aware of the tree and as a person that likes trees, will protect it. Each stem was measured at 5' above ground: 178", 157". These were used to calculate composite trunk circumference. Trunk circumference of fused trunk at smallest girth was 264" at 2' above ground.

D. Kania 2022

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Prince George

State Map

Land Owner: Tanju Sonuparlak

GPS Coordinates: 37.28958, -77.25155

Directions: Take Route 10 and Route 156 toward the City of Hopewell. The tree grows in the ravine upslope of the junction of Bailey Creek and the James River. Located near James River Drive.

Owner Address: 1700 Ruffin Rd.

Hopewell, VA 23860

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 3616 Labrador Lane

Suffolk, VA 23434

Contact Phone: 757-934-0588


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean

Other Nominators: Dylan Kania

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