Common Name: water elm
Scientific Name: Planera aquatica
Native/Naturalized: Native to North America
Virginia Champion: yes
Circumference: 129 in.
Height: 57 ft.
Crown: 89 ft.
Date Last Measured: 2017
Last Measured by: David Formella and Mark Formella
Date First Measured: Unknown
Comments: This tree was a national champion in 2008. A larger one was found in 2010. 2017: Tree is in good health, probably will not get much larger due to amount of structure/compacted soil around it.
Location of Tree
Tree is located in: City of Williamsburg
Land Owner: College of William and Mary
GPS Coordinates: 37.269947, -76.708142
Directions: Located on the campus of The College of William and Mary in front of the Campus Center, formally called the Student Center. Near 104 Jamestown Rd Williamsburg, VA 23185.
Owner Address: Facilities Management Building, Grigsby Dr.
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795
Owner Phone: 757-221-2256
Contact Name: John McFarlane
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Phone: 757-221-2256
Contact Info: 2007 measured by Apperson, Kopinitz, Hammer.
Original Nominator(s): William Hubard