A Remarkable crabapple

Tree Information
Common Name: crabapple
Scientific name: Malus angustifolia
Category: Historic tree
Notes: This is a much beloved tree on the Sweet Briar campus. Apple specialist Tom Burford considers it exceptional and students have loved it for many decades. It almost lost its life to a wall renovation in 1999, but was spared when a student petition put pressure on the administration. Story: http://nature.sbc.edu/letters/crabapple.html
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Nominator: Linda S. Fink
Location of Tree
County/City: Amherst
Name of tree owner: Sweet Briar College
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