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 circumference||246 inches|
|crown spread||56 feet|
|Nominated By||Virginia Brown and Eric Wiseman|
|Year Last Measured||2017|
|Record Reference #||6507|
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