A Remarkable cucumber magnolia

Tree Information
Common Name: cucumber magnolia
Scientific name: Magnolia acuminata
Category: Community tree
Notes: The Appalachian Trail passes next to this tree, which is in a Revolutionalry War-era cemetery atop Pearis Mountain just outside the Town of Pearisburg. Captain George Pearis, who donated 200 acres for the Giles County Courthouse, is burried there. The cemetery represents a community renewal project involving the citizens of Pearisburg, Giles County, Appalachian Trail Council and the US Forest Service.
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Nominator: Diane Rader
Location of Tree
County/City: Giles
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