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Common Persimmon (Diospyros virginiana)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Common Persimmon (Diospyros virginiana), State: VA
Description

Location Suffolk, VA


Common PERSIMMON

Diospyros virginiana

This champion Common Persimmon 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 circumference152
height85
crown spread 68
Total points254



LOCATIONSuffolk, VA
Nominated byByron Carmean and Gary Williamson
Year Nominated2016
Date crowned2017-08-16



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August 16th, 2017|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |

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