A Remarkable American sycamore

Tree Information
Common Name: American sycamore
Scientific name: Platanus occidentalis
Category: Champion (big) tree
Notes: This is a VERY LARGE sycamore tree located in Natural Bridge Station, Rockbridge County, on the banks of the James River at Greenlee House. It is the third largest on record for Virginia. We hope the tree will be protected from future development. The tree is adjacent to the house owned by the first woman settler in Rockbridge County: Mary Greenlee. She was the daughter of James McDowell.
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Nominator: Lisa van Ravenswaay
Location of Tree
County/City: Rockbridge
Name of tree owner: Susan van Ravenswaay
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