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Tuliptree Yellowpoplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Tuliptree Yellow-poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera), State: VA
Description Existing National Champion, due for decadal re-measurement. Tree is mostly hollow, and is showing signs of dieback. Live crown ratio = 70%

Location Chesapeake, VA


Liriodendron tulipifera

This champion Tuliptree Yellow-poplar of Virginia made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in , 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 circumference390
crown spread 83
Total points511

LOCATIONChesapeake, VA
Nominated byByron Carmean, Gary Williamson
Year Nominated2007
Date crowned

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