Tree Information

Common Name: black locust

Scientific Name: Robinia pseudoacacia

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 592

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 191 in.

Height: 62 ft.

Crown: 57 ft.

Points: 267

Date Last Measured: 2023

Last Measured by: Alex Adams

Date First Measured: 2003

2023 Comments: This tree appears healthy and sound, with one branch that has died back. The owners enjoy its white-colored bloom and the smell of the pods it drops.
2013 Comments: Tree is in good health despite being topped years ago by previous owners. Measured by David Richert at 177", 68', 61', 260 points.

Alex Adams August 2023

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Wythe

State Map

Land Owner: Cecil and Shelia Wyatt

GPS Coordinates: 36.944729, -81.086554

Directions: Town of Wytheville. On the corner of 10th and Franklin Streets.

Owner Address: 600 West Franklin St.

Wytheville, VA 24382

Owner Phone: 276-228-4082

Contact Information

Contact Name: Eric Wiseman

Contact Email:

Contact Info: David E. Jones,


Original Nominator(s): David E. Jones and J. Riley Bruce

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