Willow Oak (Quercus phellos)

Willow Oak (Quercus phellos)


American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Willow Oak (Quercus phellos), State: VA

Location Mathews County, VA

Willow OAK

Quercus phellos

This champion Willow Oak of Virginia made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in 2018, 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.

STATUS Champion
Tree circumference 318
height 114
crown spread 108
Total points 459

LOCATION Mathews County, VA
Nominated by Eric Wiseman
Year Nominated 2018
Date crowned 2018-09-21

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