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Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Black Walnut (Juglans nigra), State: VA
Description ree has lost a large lower limb since last measured in 2007. Also displays large wound in lower bole on back (facing away from house) of tree.

Location Westmoreland, VA

This champion Black Walnut of Virginia made its debut on the National Register of Champion Trees in 2019. It is the largest known tree of its species in the country as reported to American Forests. This tree is recognized not only for its size but also the critical ecosystem services that it provides such a food and shelter for wildlife, its water purification abilities, and its role in absorbing CO2 from our atmosphere and storing carbon in its wood.

Trunk circumference246 inches
height104 feet
crown spread 56 feet
Total points364

LOCATIONWestmoreland, VA
Nominated ByVirginia Brown and Eric Wiseman
Year Nominated2019
Date Crowned2019-10-28
Year Last Measured2017
Record Reference #6507

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October 28th, 2019|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |