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Northern Catalpa (Catalpa speciosa)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Northern Catalpa (Catalpa speciosa), State: VA
Description The tree lost a large limb when another tree fell several years ago. Other than that, the tree is healthy and not endangered. First nominated to Virginia Big Tree Program in 1991.

Location Rockbridge, VA

Northern CATALPA

Catalpa speciosa

This champion Northern Catalpa of Virginia made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in 2019, 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.

Tree circumference241
crown spread 78
Total points327

LOCATIONRockbridge, VA
Nominated byWilliam S. Hubard
Year Nominated2019
Date crowned2019-09-14

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September 14th, 2019|Categories: Big Trees|Tags: |