A Remarkable dwarf hackberry

Tree Information
Common Name: dwarf hackberry
Scientific name: Celtis tenuifolia
Category: Champion (big) tree
Notes: Recenty nominated for state champion status, this exceptionally large Dwarf Hackberry is almost twice the size of the current champion and only 7 pts. off from the National Champion. It is growing on a narrow wooded buffer between an elementary school and an apartment complex in a highly urbanized corridor in northern Virginia. It's tenacity in surviving the urban growth around it is admirable.
Best time to photograph: anytime
Nominator: Greg Zell
Location of Tree
County/City: Alexandria
Name of tree owner: City of Alexandria
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