Tree Information

Common Name: Veitch fir

Scientific Name: Abies veitchii

Native/Naturalized: Not Naturalized

Database ID: 859

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 132 in.

Height: 89 ft.

Crown: 48 ft.

Points: 233

Date Last Measured: 2014

Last Measured by: Mitch Van Ostenbridge & Michelle Dowling

Date First Measured: 1988

Comments: Originally nominated and measured in 1988. Re-measured in 2014. Lost one limb to storm damage, another was removed. Otherwise a very healthy tree.

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Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Amherst

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Land Owner: Sweet Briar College

GPS Coordinates: 37.54458, -79.07732

Directions: 200 feet southeast of main building at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts

Owner Address: Sweetbriar College

Sweetbrair, VA 24595

Contact Information

Contact Name: Donna Meeks

Contact Phone: 434-381-6110

Contact Info: Donna Meeks, 434-381-6110


Original Nominator(s): William Hubard

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