A Remarkable American sycamore

Tree Information
Common Name: American sycamore
Scientific name: Platanus occidentalis
Category: Historic tree
Notes: This is the second largest sycamore in Virginia and is located on the old McDonald Mill site outside of Blacksburg. McDonald Mill is an early settlement on the old Catawba Rd. linking the Roanoke River Valley and points west, an historic roadway. The tree was originally nominated as a big tree by the Blacksburg Mountain 4-H Club.
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Nominator: Joyce and Ken Martin
Location of Tree
County/City: Montgomery
Name of tree owner: Joyce and Ken Martin
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