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Witchhazel (Hamamelis virginiana)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Witch-hazel (Hamamelis virginiana), State: VA
Description

Location Russell County, VA


WITCH-HAZEL

Hamamelis virginiana

This champion Witch-hazel of Virginia made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in 2017, as it is the largest known tree of its species in the country. By recognizing these champions, we recognize the beauty and critical ecosystem services provided by our biggest and oldest trees.


STATUSChampion
Tree circumference34
height34
crown spread 29
Total points75



LOCATIONRussell County, VA
Nominated byByron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Jeff Kirwan
Year Nominated2017
Date crowned2017-08-16



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