Tree Information

Common Name: balsam poplar

Scientific Name: Populus balsamifera

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 3207

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 129 in.

Height: 65 ft.

Crown: 56 ft.

Points: 208

Date Last Measured: 2023

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

Date First Measured: 2023

This tree seems reasonably healthy and sound. It once had two stems but one broke away at ground level.

D. Kania 12/29/2023

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: City of Charlottesville

State Map

Land Owner: Anne Deane

GPS Coordinates: 38.04260, -78.48190

Directions: In Charlottesville, take Rugby Rd to Westwood Rd to Westwood Circle to the above address. The tree grows next to the street.

Owner Address: 122 Westwood Circle

Charlottesville, VA 22903

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

Additional Information

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