A Remarkable American sycamore

Tree Information
Common Name: American sycamore
Scientific name: Platanus occidentalis
Category: Champion (big) tree
Notes: This is the state champion tree located on the banks of the Cowpasture River in Bath County. The tree is hollow, and several adults can stand inside the tree and look at the river through a "window" in the trunk.
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Nominator: John Wright
Location of Tree
County/City: Bath
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